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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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Popcorn Time doesn't host pirated films, but it makes searching for them a more pleasurable experience (until you get caught).

Popcorn Time, the Torrent Streamer for Pirates

Movie streamer Popcorn Time! lets you watch any movie using torrents, but it probably violates copyright laws where you live.

Popcorn Time doesn’t host pirated films, but it makes searching for them a more pleasurable…

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The original 'Shaq-Fu' is considered one of the worst games of all time, with sites dedicated to destroying every known copy of the game.

Shaq Launches Crowdfunding Campaign for ‘Shaq-Fu’ Reboot

Want to support the 'Shaq-Fu: A Legend Reborn' reboot? Donate $600 and Shaq himself will follow you on Instagram.

The original ‘Shaq-Fu’ is considered one of the worst games of all time, with sites…

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Sony America's CEO Jack Tretton has spent 19 years at the company, and helped launch the original PlayStation.

Sony’s Jack Tretton to Step Down Next Month

Tretton has been with Sony since the launch of the PlayStation, and helped the company sell over 50 million PlayStation 2 consoles.

Sony America’s CEO Jack Tretton has spent 19 years at the company, and helped launch…

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Apple's latest software update for its iOS devices brings bug fixes, UI tweaks, and CarPlay, an in-car integration app.

Apple Releases Major iOS 7.1 Update With CarPlay

Apple's latest update issues myriad UI fixes and adds CarPlay support.

Apple’s latest software update for its iOS devices brings bug fixes, UI tweaks, and CarPlay,…

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Google Glass is the company's first foray into wearable tech, but it wants to standardize how the rest of the world interacts with Android.

SXSW ’14: Google’s Wearable Device SDK Coming Very Soon

Google Glass is just the first step. The company's new software development kit for wearable devices could open the floodgates for sensor-laden tech.

Google Glass is the company’s first foray into wearable tech, but it wants to standardize…

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Eric Schmidt has led the charge on data encryption in the wake of the NSA reveal.

Google Chairman ‘Pretty Sure’ Your Data is Safe

Google's improved its encryption systems since learning about the NSA, but can't prove whether it will really work.

Eric Schmidt has led the charge on data encryption in the wake of the NSA…

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Samsung's Milk Music is powered by Slacker Radio, an established player in the music streaming space.

Samsung Launches Ad-Free Milk Music to Compete with Beats, Pandora

The ad-free streaming service is available on over six Samsung-branded devices, including the upcoming Galaxy S5 in April.

Samsung’s Milk Music is powered by Slacker Radio, an established player in the music streaming…

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Brooklyn photographer Daniel Arnold has earned over $5,000 so far in his Instagram photo sale.

Instagram Made This Man $15K in One Day

By selling some 4 x 6's on Instagram, Daniel Arnold went from being a poor artist to a pretty well-off photographer.

Brooklyn photographer Daniel Arnold has earned over $5,000 so far in his Instagram photo sale.
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The Willows bar in San Francisco will be banning all recording devices, especially Google Glass.

San Francisco Bar Bans Google Glass

It's the second bar in San Francisco to ban the hi-tech eyewear, and could be a Silicon Valley trend

Have you ever tried on Google Glass?

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Roku's new Streaming Stick is a reboot of its original media stick. This one is designed to compete with Google's Chromecast.

Roku’s New Streaming Stick Competes with Google Chromecast

At $50 it's more expensive than Google's Chromecast, but it offers access to over 1,000 channels

It also comes with a remote if you don’t want to use your laptop or…

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Satoshi Nakamoto, creator of Bitcoin, is said to have an estimated $400 million worth of the virtual currency.

The Creator of Bitcoin Has Been Uncovered

It's a man in California, and his name is Satoshi

Will they find him?

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Zhong Lin Wang's new form of energy generation could let you power an iPhone simply by walking down the block.

Need to Charge Your Phone? Go for a Walk

Researcher Zhong Lin Wang's new power source is inspired by the same prinicples that makes your hair stand on end: static electricity.

Zhong Lin Wang’s new form of energy generation could let you power an iPhone simply…

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Facebook and Instagram Reveal New Rules to Combat Gun Sales

Facebook's new rules will provide a warning and in-app education if users search for the purpose of purchasing illegal firearms

Facebook just announced new rules

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New Museum's NEW INC program is the first tech incubator created by a museum.

New York’s New Museum is Opening a Tech Incubator

The first class will have 100 spots open for year-long residencies

The New Museum is starting up an interesting technology project

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Flexcoins offline bitcoins are safe, but the company has no way to replace the hundreds that were stolen.

Another Bitcoin Bank is Robbed By Hackers

The banking and wallet service had its wallet cleaned out less than one month after the largest bitcoin exchange was robbed of its 744,000 bitcoins

Who will be struck next?

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