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Vic Gundotra, Senior VP of Google+, exits stage left

He leaves no word on where he's headed next.

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California phone kill-switch bill fails vote in state senate

The telecoms industry scores a win, but the bill could return later in the session

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Hands on: Opera Coast iPhone browser offers a different way to view the Web

Opera Software has released an iPhone version of its browser for the iPad.

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Xapo is a Bitcoin debit card that works like a MasterCard

With the help of MasterCard's payment network, users can spend Bitcoins just like cash at retail stores.

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Facebook tries to break the news with FB Newswire

The new tool will verify and surface news-related content on Facebook in real time

Lyft rolls out service for 24 cities in 24 hours, celebrates with more price cuts

The ride-sharing app now brings its fist-bumping brand of transportation to 60 cities nationwide.

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Facebook, the fitness tracker: The social network buys Moves to see your activity

Is the world’s largest social network jumping on the wearables bandwagon?

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Spam link flood prompts We Heart It to turn off Twitter sharing

The cause of the spam postings wasn't clear, however.

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Facebook’s winning streak continues with another $2.5 billion quarter

Now that the social network has figured out advertising, it has greater ambitions.

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New Google Street View feature lets you time-travel to images past

Remember when? Google's Street View cars traverse the world, sometimes taking new pictures of places they've been before. Now you can see what they saw the last time they visited.

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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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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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Airbnb preps for New York court battle by scrubbing site of 'bad actors'

The sharing economy company is fighting a subpoena for its hosts’ information, but some of its hosts were guilty of setting up illegal hotels on the Airbnb platform.

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Spreecast takes on Google Hangouts with a YouTube- and Reddit-inspired redesign

Large videos, up-votes, and chat are just a few of the live-streaming Google Hangouts competitor's new features.

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Blame Heartbleed: HealthCare.gov requires users to change their passwords

It's been a tough go for HealthCare.gov users. Now you can add "Heartbleed" to the list of concerns surrounding the site.

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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.