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Netflix to join Internet Slowdown protest Sept 10

The latest net neutrality protest will sprinkle the web with simulated loading icons, in the hopes that you'll contact your lawmakers before hunkering down to binge-watch your favorite show. But the slowdown will be entirely symbolic.

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Uber CEO cites 'scrappy,' 'fierce' methods in fighting taxis, Lyft

Uber's tactics have come under fire in recent weeks, but Travis Kalanick told TechCrunch Disrupt attendees he has no problem "scrapping" with rival ride-sharing services.

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Apple's HomeKit is ready to shake up the connected home market

Its success depends on developers making great software and devices, and Apple being able to convince users that those devices are not just worthwhile, but secure.

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Moto 360 with stainless steel band shipping November 11 (if you can buy one)

Getting one is still tough, as pre-orders for the watch and metal band sold out in hours Monday.

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Amazon Fire phone price slashed to 99 cents on-contract

Amazon's first smartphone gets a permanent $200 price cut just seven weeks after launch.

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Hackers launch Apple ID phishing campaign playing on iCloud security worries

Phishing emails masquerade as security alerts from Apple about rogue iTunes purchases, researchers from Symantec said

on pcworld.com

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Chevrolet EN-V 2.0 concept looks like a motorized ladybug with autonomous talents

Google's autonomous car debuted this year, but the Electric Networked-Vehicle's been around since 2010. This new gen is designed for hands-free driving, with lots of vehicle-to-X intelligence.

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Google Glass appears in the Play Store, still costs a small fortune

While all the attention has been on Android Wear, Google's other wearable is now for sale to anyone in the U.S.

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Samsung's Gear VR priced at $200 (plus a Galaxy Note 4)

Sure, the Gear VR's $200 price doesn't sound exorbitant on the surface, but being a pioneer in the wire-free world of mobile virtual reality won't be cheap all told.

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Mobile web snapshot: Pinterest, Tumblr capture eyeballs and dollars

Facebook conquered smartphones with its mobile-first push, but it isn’t the only social game in town.

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Twitter turns itself into a store with new buy button

The network wants to help you make in-tweet impulse purchases.

Netflix tests bite-sized video clips for brief mobile viewing

Netflix isn't going after YouTube, but the company is testing out short clips suited for watching on the go.

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2017 Cadillacs will have automated highway driving features

Autonomy and the tracking nearby cars will improve safety, GM says