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Pinterest peaks, Facebook falters in customer satisfaction survey of social sites

Though Facebook is the lowest-ranked social networking site in the American Consumer Satisfaction Index ratings, its score still improved over last year.

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Amazon rolls out Amazon Wallet, a gift card-gobbling mobile wallet app

Amazon Wallet is targeted at organizing all of one’s gift and loyalty cards, though its feature set could expand beyond that.

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Apple gets patent on iTime smartwatch

The patent is for a wrist-worn gadget that has a touchscreen and can communicate with a smartphone

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Netflix raises fees, watches membership rise in second quarter

That extra dollar Netflix is charging new subscribers didn't hurt membership numbers for the streaming video service, which saw paid membership rise 4 percent in the second quarter.

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Comcast on hellish customer service call: Rep did 'what we trained him' to do

The cable giant says it will review its training and incentive programs after a maddening customer service call goes viral.

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The story behind Prospero, the ambitious game Valve killed so that Half-Life may live

After seventeen years, Valve and ValveTime Database give us our first look at screenshots from the unreleased 1996 title Prospero.

on pcworld.com

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Dating app Wyldfire tries to avoid creeps by letting women take the lead

Men have to request access or be invited to join

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HTC's rumored Android Wear smartwatch pops up in HTC promo video

Is that an HTC smartwatch on your desk or are you just messing with me?

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Xiaomi announces $13 fitness-focused smartband that can also unlock your phone

Xiaomi's fitness-tracker wristband can also automatically unlock your smartphone

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No longer a niche product: Hands-on with the new Nvidia Shield Tablet

Nvidia's next Shield device is a lot more practical than the first, and is the first Android tablet aimed squarely at gamers.

on greenbot.com

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Hands-on with Nvidia's Shield tablet: A slick experience, on the small and big screen

Nvidia's new Android tablet is built for games, but it has productivity potential as well.

Researchers reveal 3 devious ways online trackers shatter your privacy and follow your digital footsteps

The use of such tracking tools may be unknown to most users, according to a research paper

on pcworld.com

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How e-hail app Hailo is playing by the rules to take on Uber and Lyft

We sat down with Hailo’s Kevin Hatfield to talk about ridesharing, surge-pricing, and winning over New York.

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Open sesame: How iOS 8 will unlock Touch ID's power

Big changes are coming to Touch ID when iOS 8 launches later this year. Here's why you should care.

on macworld.com