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Twitter’s Connect tab takes another shot at the 'who to follow' problem

Twitter's Connect tab reformats the Find People button with more personalized recommendations.

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Bowers & Wilkins is the trophy acquisition of a startup with high-end audio ambitions

Venerable British audio company Bowers & Wilkins has been snapped up by a startup that's flush with Silicon Valley cash. Little-known Eva Automation has no publicly announced products, but it has top-notch management and superstar backing. Better still, B&W founder Joe Atkins will remain as CEO.

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Hefty Google Keyboard update brings one-handed mode, cursor control, other new tricks

The new version is packed with features like quick access to emojis, a dedicated number pad, and smarter word predictions.

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Dish Network's traveling technicians get into the iPhone repair business

As streaming video eats the TV business, Dish Network technicians become iPhone repair pros.

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AdBlock Plus wants to help you pay the sites you love (but ad block) most

Want to support websites while blocking their ads? Flattr Plus hopes to make it easy.

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Your Facebook account's been hijacked. Here's how to recover it and keep it safe

Your Facebook account tells a lot about you and your social circle. You need to keep control of it.

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HP's slick new Pavilion all-in-one PCs sport super thin bezels and a pop-out webcam

HP's already getting ready for the back-to-school season with two new all-in-one PCs rolling out in July.

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Microsoft's CEO explains why his company sued the U.S. government

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella explained in an interview that Microsoft is fighting what it sees as government overreach in the realm of digital privacy because he thinks that the U.S. can be a beacon to other countries.

Intel's Atom architecture lives on despite mobile chip cancellations

Intel's Atom processor architecture will live on despite the recent cancellation of next-generation smartphone chips.

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China’s booming middle class bodes well for Apple, says Tim Cook

Apple CEO Tim Cook still sees great potential in the Chinese market despite a drop in its revenue from the country in the first quarter.

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Android Influencer: Virginia Poltrack is a prolific Android Wear watch face designer

Poltrack is also an active member of Google's Women Techmakers, and sometimes she busts out Google Glass to help her design.

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What to ask your doctor, lawyer, and accountant about protecting your personal data

Criminals file for fraudulent tax refunds using consumers' information. Law firms are being hacked. The trend is clear: People have to worry about the security of their third parties. Lessons for consumers on what they should do to check out their providers' security.

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Why Windows 10 wants your feedback and diagnostics, and how to control them

We now know the tradeoff for free Windows 10: Microsoft wants data about how you use your PC. Use these controls to customize feedback frequency and limit what the company sees.

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Pronto Peel universal remote control review: Cheap and relatively powerful, but you get what you pay for

As long as your hardware has an IR receiver, and doesn’t rely on Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, or some other technology, the Pronto can probably control it.

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Dell plus EMC has a name: Dell Technologies

Dell’s planned US$67 billion acquisition of EMC will create a broad collection of businesses called Dell Technologies.