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Neil Young's Pono hi-fi music player revealed: $400 for 128 GB, no DRM

Kickstarter pre-orders will get a discount starting March 12.

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Beats Music wants developers to bring on the apps

Open API helps Beats keep up with its many streaming music rivals.

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ComiXology realizes it was hacked, requires password reset for all users

Digital comic service says usernames, e-mails and passwords were stolen.

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Look for Flipboard to tap into Zite's personalized reading smarts

Flipboard is buying up its rival reading app. And while Zite's iOS and Android apps aren't going away, they won't receive further updates as the Zite team joins up with Flipboard.

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MetroTwit vanishes as Twitter restrictions claim another victim

Existing users will no longer get updates or new features, and new users? Sorry.

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Pizza Hut dreams of interactive tables for elusive dine-in restaurants

You'll never have to talk to a waiter again, though you'll definitely want to wash your hands before eating.

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CarPlay: Apple's in-car iOS dashboard gets real, launching this year

The first cars with Apple infotainment systems are coming later this year.

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Netflix hacks up a sleep detector to pause while you snooze

Fitbit integration would keep you from having to rewind.

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The Oscars will be streaming, but big restrictions apply

Cord-cutters and small city-dwellers not welcome.

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Nintendo Wii and DS games will lose online support in May

Some online services will live on, but not multiplayer.

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Not dead yet: Barnes & Noble says a new Nook Color tablet is coming

The bookseller wants back in after taking a year off.

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QPlay is yet another TV box, this one focused on playlists

The $50 box from TiVo's co-founders lets you sit back and soak up the YouTube.

New Uber push notifications will let you know when surge pricing ends

Push notifications are coming to iOS users in the coming weeks.

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WWE launches $10 per month streaming video network

Your subscription includes round-the-clock programming and a dozen pay-per-view events.