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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.

During Social Media Week, Black Enterprise and Toyota presented its ‘Innovate or Die: How to…

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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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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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