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Subway to accept NFC payments starting in October

The sandwich chain will roll out contactless payments at 26,000 restaurants

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Misfit Flash is a sleep and fitness tracker on the cheap

The $50 fitness band has nearly the same features as Misfit's previous wearable, but at half the price

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Nvidia Shield Tablet 32GB LTE version now available for pre-order

Get your hands on the 32GB model Sept. 30.

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FCC receives record 3 million net neutrality comments: What now?

The agency is now focused on analyzing the 3 million comments it has received

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Using social media as a customer support tool

In the world of support, social media can be a powerful tool. Here's how to successfully incorporate social media into your support strategy.

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Fear not: Kindle flaw that opened your Amazon account to attackers appears fixed

A concerning XSS flaw discovered by a German security researcher appears to be fixed. Here's what happened.

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Verizon bumps up early upgrades for iPhone 6 season

Anyone eligible for a new phone before November 15 can upgrade right now

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Windows 9 rumor roundup: Everything we know so far

The Start menu. Cortana. Virtual desktop support! Windows 9 is expected to be officially revealed at a Microsoft event on September 30 and leaks are springing everywhere.

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Your employer allows BYOD? Don't make them regret it.

Proper BYOD etiquette helps keep your job and your company's sensitive data secure.

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Microsoft’s new keyboard and mice embrace iOS, Android and Windows devices alike

Microsoft's services aren't exclusive to Windows anymore, and neither are its peripherals. Of the four devices the company debuted for the fall, only the Xbox controller requires Windows.

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Ecobee's smart thermostat knows when a room needs warming

Remote sensors detect people and temperatures all around the house, for a price.

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Hidden Chrome for Android feature automatically answers questions in the search bar

Need to know a quick fact? On an Android device, you can now get the answer to some questions faster than it takes a Google search page to load.

Three warning signs that email is malicious

You can't always count on your spam filter to keep you safe. For those times, it pays to keep your scam sleuthing skills sharp.

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Apple Watch's privacy details under scrutiny by Connecticut attorney general

Attorney General George Jepsen is particularly concerned about the protection of health information collected by the new wearable device

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Handy rebrands to be the name you remember for help around the house

The on-demand cleaning services platform dropped the "book" from its name to take its business to the next level.