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Amazon Prime snags HBO shows with three-year delay

In an exclusive deal, Amazon's streaming service will get every episode of The Sopranos, The Wire, Deadwood and more.

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Google's new, highly targeted app ads react to how you use Android apps

Google has a new advertising program that lets advertisers target you based on the apps you use, how often you use them, and the types of in-app purchases you make.

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Dorian Nakamoto thanks users for $23k donation, denies being Bitcoin creator

The alleged Bitcoin creator received over $23,000 worth of bitcoin from supporters

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How Casio torture-tests its watches

We take a video tour inside Casio's R&D center in western Tokyo to see how much abuse the company's G-Shock watches can absorb.

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Fix This App: R.B.I. Baseball needs to correct some errors before it's a hit

Major League Baseball made a lot of nostalgic gamers very happy by reviving the classic R.B.I. Baseball franchise. But a few fixes to the mobile version would make gamers even happier.

AT&T: Phone buyers are hanging up on subsidies

Almost 3 million people picked the installment plan in the first quarter, according to the carrier's quarterly results.

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Fan TV nabs Time-Warner support

The svelte set-top box promises to deliver cable and streaming content over the internet, but lacks Amazon, Netflix, and a DVR.

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WhatsApp is well on its way to 1 billion users

Facebook’s other messaging app is celebrating a big milestone: 500 million active users.

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Sony updates Smartwatch 2 with new features, clockfaces and wallpapers

It may not be the most talked-about wearable, but the Smartwatch 2 continues to benefit from feature updates and a growing apps ecosystem.

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Prepare for 'fake 4K': new standard will silently compress PC, tablet video

A new standard adopted by the VESA standards body preserves existing video connectors. possibly at the price of video quality.

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Aereo argues that ruling against it could hurt cloud storage business

The steaming video service told the Supreme Court that it doesn't violate US copyright law by giving subscribers access to over-the-air TV.

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Report: Amazon's smartphone to make use of unique tilt gestures

The long-rumored phone to ship with touchless control features

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AT&T helps splash $500 million into some kind of online video service

Yet another telco sets its sights on Internet video.

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War of the Vikings review: Brutish fun, but not quite ready for Valhalla

War of the Vikings can provide a few hours of arcade-like fun, if you don't take it too seriously, but bugs and broken systems hold it back from glory.

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