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Google needs solid win with release of smart Allo app

Google this week launched Allo, a smart messaging app that uses artificial intelligence to help users express themselves, accomplish more and find more information within their chats.

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Apple’s new iWork is all the productivity most of us need

The addition of collaboration tools and a selection of under-the-hood enhancements mean no Mac or iOS user will ever need to use Google Docs again.

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Apple's iMessage finally grows up

Apple's iMessage service will have a much bigger impact than you think. It's all about the App Store.

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Meet Flock, a Slack rival that claims big productivity gains

Numerous Slack contenders have already thrown their hats into the enterprise-messaging ring, but Flock is hoping to win with hard numbers.

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Apple updates App Store dev guidelines ahead of iOS 10

The days are numbered for iOS apps that crash instantly upon launch or that use lengthy names to game search results, according to Apple's newly revised set of App Store developer policies.

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App the vote: 8 mobile tools for tracking the election

It's an exciting election season. We've nominated eight Android and iOS apps that can help you follow the races.

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Google+ gets a makeover, but will anyone care?

Google+ got a makeover and new features in a rollout that started Wednesday

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Google lets Android users search in their apps

Google announced the launch of In Apps, a new search mode designed to enable users to search for information in the apps on their Android phones.

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29% off Huawei Stainless Steel Smartwatch with Black Suture Leather Strap - Deal Alert

Inspired by the classic designs of luxury watches, with cutting-edge technology, the Huawei Watch redefines what we’ve come to expect from a smartwatch.

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Apple may be too late to make a big social impact

If Apple is working on a social app, or even eyeing an outright foray into a social network, is it too little too late?

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31% off Logitech Harmony Smart Control with Smartphone App and Simple All In One Remote - Deal Alert

The Harmony Hub combined with a powerful app give you personalized control of up to eight devices—even through closed cabinets and walls

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6 tools for producing a great mobile app experience

You want users of your mobile apps to have a worry-free experience, which means using mobile app performance management (APM) tools to pinpoint any problems. IT managers in the IT Central Station community identify the best and worst...

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Judge rejects Uber’s settlement with drivers over employee classification

A federal judge in California rejected a proposed settlement between Uber Technologies and drivers in Massachusetts and California in lawsuits that claimed that they should be classified as employees with full benefits rather than as...

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The problem with Google's new Duo video chat app

Call me crazy, but this latest effort to reshape our mobile chatting habits sure feels familiar.

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What it's like to experience the internet

The technology-using public now demands more than mere information. They want to feel like they're really there.

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Russia slaps Google with a $6.8M Android antitrust fine

Russia has fined Google US$6.8 million for preloading some of its own apps on Android smartphones in violation of the country's antitrust laws.

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What's in your food? Tech will tell!

Technology is empowering consumers with knowledge about what's really in the food we eat.

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Pokémon Go developer sued over gamers seeking to enter private property

A lawsuit in a federal court raises the ticklish issue of whether a company can be hauled to court because its augmented reality game places coveted fantasy creatures and in-game benefits on private property without permission.

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