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Two monitors may work for some situations, but they can also make distractions incredibly easy.

Your Dual-Screened Computer May Be Counter-Productive

Studies show that multiple monitors improve productivity, but many of them are funded by the monitor manufacturers

Do you work on two monitors?

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Microsoft's Surface tablet is its mobile weapon against Apple's iPad and Google's Nexus tablets.

Microsoft Allegedly Searches Blogger’s Email to Stop Leaks

Microsoft searched through an unnamed blogger's Hotmail account to stop leaks of its software

Was it the right thing to do?

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People like music producer Just Blaze took advantage of the Ralph Lauren discount.

Ralph Lauren Employee Coupon Code Leaks On Twitter, Causes ‘Pologate’

At 65% off, almost everything was up for grabs

The retailer eventually terminated the code

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The battle of virtual reality headsets is heating up as Oculus VR releases the second developer kit for its virtual reality headset, the Rift.

New Oculus Rift Virtual Reality Kit Makes It Closer to Launch

Oculus VR's virtual reality headset is approaching completion, as the Oculus Rift undergoes some major enhancements in the latest developer kit.

The battle of virtual reality headsets is heating up as Oculus VR releases the second…

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Dong Nguyen's Flappy Bird made an estimated $50,000 per day after languishing in the App Store for months.

Flappy Bird is Making a Comeback in the App Store

Flappy Bird's creator is still raking in cash, but might put the hit app back into the world.

Dong Nguyen’s Flappy Bird made an estimated $50,000 per day after languishing in the App…

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Jesse Jackson Targets Silicon Valley’s Poor Diversity Record

Rev. Jackson wants to make companies like Apple and HP address the diversity issue in the tech community.

Rev. Jesse Jackson is using HP's annual meeting to highlight the lack of diversity in…

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Apple's rumored Healthbook app tracks everything from your respiratory rate to your blood sugar, and is expected to be released with the next-generation iPhone.

Apple’s Rumored Healthbook Will Track Nearly Everything Down to Your Blood

Apple's Healthbook app could bring in data from wearable devices, but is it a sign that Apple's making its own "iWatch" device?

Apple’s rumored Healthbook app tracks everything from your respiratory rate to your blood sugar, and…

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Microsoft Office May Finally Hit the iPad Next Week

Microsoft's stock shot up 4% after the announcement of a San Francisco event next Monday, rumored to be for Office for iPad.

If Microsoft brings its Office suite to iPad, it could lose the exclusivity of Office…

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The Moto 360 is the first in a series of devices running Google's Android Wear software.

Motorola and LG Show Off New Android Wear Smartwatches

The Moto 360 is the first Android Wear smartwatch with a round display, making its target market the more fashion-conscious.

The Moto 360 is the first in a series of devices running Google’s Android Wear…

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Titanfall is Microsoft's exclusive and highly anticipated shooter, and the Xbox One's killer app for 2014.

Titanfall Boosts Xbox One Sales 96% in the UK

The robotic shooter Titanfall can be just what Microsoft and the Xbox One needs to compete with Sony's increasing PS4 sales.

Titanfall is Microsoft’s exclusive and highly anticipated shooter, and the Xbox One’s killer app for…

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Apple's reportedly prepping two iPhones for launch this year, and one will have a much larger screen.

Is Apple Planning Two New iPhones This Year?

Apple's reportedly prepping two iPhones for launch this year, and one will have a much larger screen.

Apple’s reportedly prepping two iPhones for launch this year, and they will have pretty big…

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#SMW 2014: Black Enterprise Talks Social Media Innovation

Black Enterprise's 'Innovate or Die!' panel answered questions about what to share and how to share it when it comes to your business.

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Raising $8 million without a business model isn't new in Silicon Valley, but the Secret team is banking on anonymity.

Anonymous Chat App Secret Receives $8.6 Million Investment

With a host of competing anonymous chat apps, Secret has its work cut out for it.

Raising $8 million without a business model isn’t new in Silicon Valley, but the Secret…

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The richest man in the world thinks Silicon Valley is going to shape the future of America.

Startup Innovation ‘At Its Peak’ According to Bill Gates

Microsoft's founder shares his views on Mark Zuckerberg and WhatsApp.

The richest man in the world thinks Silicon Valley is going to shape the future…

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With storage plans starting at $1.99 per month, Google's competitive pricing makes it the cheapest online storage solution around.

Google Drops Price of All Monthly Google Drive Plans

200 years' worth of selfies won't bring down Google's improved storage plans, according to the company.

With storage plans starting at $1.99 per month, Google’s competitive pricing makes it the cheapest…

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The company is the third largest phone manufacturer, so making its devices accessible to everyone is a definite advantage.

Huawei Confirms Its Dual-Booting Windows-Android Smartphone

Huawei thinks Android is the front-runner, but doesn't want to leave Microsoft's operating system behind when courting new users.

The company is the third largest phone manufacturer, so making its devices accessible to everyone…

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Amazon's Prime service has been expanding from two-day shipping into offering services like instant video and a lending library for Kindle owners.

Amazon Raises Prime Subscription to $99 Per Year

The $20 increase is the first since Prime's debut almost a decade ago.

Amazon’s Prime service has been expanding from two-day shipping into offering services like instant video…

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While the hit mobile game Candy Crush Saga may be generating revenue now, chances are King cannot recreate the success a second time.

Candy Crush Maker King Reaches $7.6 Billion IPO Valuation

King, maker of Candy Crush, thinks the company's IPO will rocket it into the billions, but for how long?

While the hit mobile game Candy Crush Saga may be generating revenue now, chances are…

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Overstock.com was one of the first major online retailers to adopt the virtual currency as a form of payment.

Overstock.com Handles $20-30k in Bitcoin Purchases Per Day

With no credit card charge fees and built-in fraud protection, Bitcoin is appealing to the major online retailer.

Overstock.com was one of the first major online retailers to adopt the virtual currency as…

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Dong Nguyen's Flappy Bird made an estimated $50,000 per day after languishing in the App Store for months.

Flappy Bird’s Dong Nguyen May Relaunch the Viral Hit

After making an estimated $50,000 a day and removing his chart-topping app, Dong Nguyen may consider relaunching the brutally challenging 'Flappy Bird.'

Dong Nguyen’s Flappy Bird made an estimated $50,000 per day after languishing in the App…

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