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Netflix snags last, lost season of Star Wars: Clone Wars

The Netflix-Disney deal heats up with the streaming service's first content from the Star Wars universe.

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Former Googler explains why Gmail contacts stink, we explain how to make them better

If you love to hate Gmail's contacts manager you now have a reason why is stinks so much: priorities.

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Flappy Bird creator pulled the app for your own good

Flappy Bird creator Don Nguyen says he pulled Flappy Bird from iTunes and Google Play, because it was addictive.

Microsoft working on Kindle-like Xbox reading app for Windows 8

Windows users may soon be reading books, magazines, and comics through an Xbox-branded reading app.

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Verizon may finally let the LTE Nexus 7 on its network

After months of waiting, leaked images suggest Google's popular tablet is about to go on sale at Verizon retail stores.

HTTPS Everywhere makes Firefox for Android more secure

The Electronic Frontier Foundation's add-on forces websites to use HTTPS encryption whenever possible.

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Amazon ponders jacking the price of Prime by $20 to $40

An Amazon Prime subscription could cost you $20 to $40 more per year sometime soon.

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Google demos play up the gaming potential of Glass

The Google-made gaming demos look fun, if simple. But where's Ingress?

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Louis C.K.'s releasing his first feature film online for $5

Sure, it's 15 years old, but it's still full of stars and silliness.

Wikipedia adding voice recordings to famous people's pages

England's BBC is helping to get the project off the ground by openly licensing clips from its broadcast archives.

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Microsoft renames SkyDrive to OneDrive

SkyDrive's getting a new name after Microsoft lost a costly trademark battle.

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AOKP Android ROM founder joins forces with CyanogenMod

But fear not, unicorn lovers: AOKP is still sticking around.

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Tiger Direct jumps on the Bitcoin bandwagon

Now you can use Bitcoin to buy a graphics card to use to mine more Bitcoin, then use THAT Bitcoin to buy ANOTHER graphics card to...

Google adds pop-up website bios to search results

A new feature dishes out details about major sites before you follow that link.