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Online video moguls team up to set standards, meet growing demand

Cisco, Comcast, Yahoo and others formed the Streaming Video Alliance

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Chrome Apps for Mobile upgraded to feel more like native apps

Google's project to bring Chrome apps to mobile continues with new capabilities to give Chrome apps that native-like feel on mobile.

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California regulators say Uber, Lyft and Sidecar's carpool services are illegal

Drivers can't carry multiple passengers while charging individual fares, the California Public Utilities Commission said.

Google may offer accounts for kids, controls for parents

Children's accounts could go legit if Google can satisfy privacy requirements

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Oyster's unlimited e-books head to the Web

Browser support extends the all-you-can-read service to many more devices as competition heats up.

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By the numbers: How Kindle Unlimited compares to other ebook subscriptions

We look at how Amazon's new ebook subscription service stacks up against similar offerings from Oyster and Scribd in terms of publisher deals, number of books, and the number of books you'll actually want to read.

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Create your ultimate summer playlist with Roadtrip Mixtape

Roadtrip Mixtape picks songs based on the route of your roadtrip, introducing you to local bands while you're on the road.

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Google adds 13 more languages to Gmail

The languages change Gmail's display, not individual messages

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Lights out for Yahoo's Shine site, Xobni email apps, other products

There's a lot of house-cleaning going on at Yahoo headquarters.

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Google's Smarty Pins turns Maps into a game that tests your trivia and geography skills

Think you know your way around the world? Find out if you've got smarty pins with Google's new game.

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MIA at Google I/O: Glass, Google+ and other projects we're still wondering about

Google failed to mention some of its most famous (or infamous) products, or how they fit into the bigger picture. And that could be saying something.

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Any.do launches web client that syncs with your mobile app

Because managing your to-do lists is more fun from multiple devices.

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Hulking Amazon locker in San Francisco is a mystery

The locker, labeled 'Giant,' is a big, outdoor version of an Amazon delivery locker.

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Marissa Mayer tells you why you should try Yahoo

Speaking at TechCrunch Disrupt, the exec cited News Digest, Flickr and Weather as services worthy of newbies' attention.

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Eat24 receives honorary strain of weed, because of course

Whoa, crazy promotion, man. Chill out while I explain it 'cause it's gonna, like, blow your mind.