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1.5m us iphone users will switch to android in the next 12 months

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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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Apple patches iOS security flaws found in spyware targeting activist

To spy on a human rights activist, government hired hackers may have gone as far to use three previously unknown vulnerabilities in Apple’s iOS.

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Android 7.0's arrival is anticlimactic -- and that's A-OK

This week's Android 7.0 Nougat launch was decidedly unexciting -- but crazy as it sounds on the surface, that's actually a good thing.

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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

Facebook gambles $16 billion on WhatsApp

Facebook will use Whatsapp users' personal data to target ads

Two years after its acquisition by Facebook, WhatsApp is changing its privacy policy to allow it to share more information about its mobile app users with its owner.

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Apple hopes to stake fresh space in social media

Apple developing yet another attempt at social networking -- will it succeed this time, or just create Ping 2.0?

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Mingis on Tech: Cars and autonomous driving don't always mix

As automakers move in the direction Tesla pioneered with autonomous driving, a question arises: Is this really a good thing? Senior Writer Lucas Mearian gets into gear with Executive News Editor Ken Mingis about what's going on.

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Mingis on Tech: Cars and autonomous driving don't always mix

As automakers follow the direction Tesla pioneered with autonomous driving, a question arises: Is this really a good thing? Senior Writer Lucas Mearian gets into gear with Executive News Editor Ken Mingis about what's going on.

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Android botnet relies on Twitter for commands

Twitter users aren’t the only ones checking the microblogging service for important updates. Android malware is starting to do so, too.

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iOS 10 gives apps room to grow

iOS 10 at its most basic level is a platform for mobile devices that will allow apps to evolve in ways that will delight users.

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55% off Akface Smart Wifi Power Plug - Deal Alert

Remotely turn appliances and electronics on or off from anywhere. Perfect for Household Appliances Lamps, Lighting & Electrical Equipment. Currently discounted 55%.

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71% off Venstar Bicycle Waterproof Sport Bluetooth Speaker with Remote Control - Deal Alert

Completely designed for bicycling and outdoor sports. Enjoy music when you are riding on road or climbing a mountain.

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24% off Bose SoundSport in-ear headphones - Apple devices, Power Red - Deal Alert

Bose Sound Sport in-ear headphones deliver deep, clear sound for the music you love, with a durable design that stands up to the rigors of your day.

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Ex-Apple Music exec slams Spotify

Spotify is major label dominated and wants to pay the artists even less, complains ex-Apple Music chap.

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Nvidia's new Tegra chip can avoid trouble with the traffic police

Buying an autonomous car may be in your future, but make sure it has a capable chip installed so the vehicle doesn't get in trouble with the police.

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Android 7.0, Nougat: The complete FAQ

Google's Android 7.0 Nougat release is full of fresh new features and flavors. This detailed (and delightfully chewy!) FAQ has everything you need to know.

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6 external storage solutions for iPad and iPhone

If you are looking for life beyond iCloud, try these iOS storage solutions

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72% off Cambridge SoundWorks OontZ Angle 3 Wireless Bluetooth Speaker - Deal Alert

Also designed to be water resistant, this highly rated speaker's list price has been slashed 72%, down to just $27.99 on Amazon.

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