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With Netflix deal, Comcast hangs 'Kick Me' sign on net neutrality

Now that Netflix is paying Comcast for sped-up streaming of its service, that tiered Internet that net neutrality advocates had warned us about appears to have arrived.

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Spanish bank touts apps for smartwatch, Google Glass

Caixa Bank claims it is the first to develop an application for use with smartwatch devices, along with a customer app that runs on Google Glass.

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Gone, but not forgotten: Your Facebook account will outlive you

Facebook's new policies will leave your privacy settings intact when you die.

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Sidecar tests trending feature to let you know where the cool kids are headed

Trend Spot would show users of the ride-sharing app which locations are trending in a particular city.

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Fleksy launches public SDK, ups the ante on smart keyboards for iOS

With another big third-party keyboard launch, Apple could finally feel some pressure to consider integrating other keyboards with iOS.

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What else could Facebook buy for $16 billion?

Sure, snapping up a popular messaging app is nice. But we think Mark Zuckerberg could have gotten more bang for his megabucks.

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What the future holds for Messenger, Facebook’s other chat app

Facebook was showing Messenger a lot of love just weeks before buying WhatsApp. What gives?

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German privacy regulator: WhatsApp users should switch to a more secure service

The German data protection authority recommended Swiss WhatsApp alternatives Threema and myEnigma

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Meet Office Online, Microsoft's slightly tweaked Office Web Apps replacement

Microsoft's Office Web Apps have a new name, a new site, and a new app bar.

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Sidecar’s new marketplace lets drivers compete for your business

Tired of Uber's surge pricing? Ride-sharing company Sidecar is encouraging drivers to set their own rates.

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Data-saving Opera Max for Android enters public beta

Opera's data compression app for Android is now available to anyone in the U.S. that wants to try it, but you may have to wait to start using it.

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Don’t shut the door on Facebook Home just yet

Facebook engineering director Jocelyn Goldfein says that Facebook’s Android launcher is still a work in progress.

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Change that Kickstarter password -- crowdfunding website gets hit by hackers

Kickstarter alerted people with accounts on the site that hackers were able to access information like user names, email addresses, and encrypted passwords. But it says no credit card data was touched.

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Happy Valentine’s Day: Facebook can predict your break-up

Facebook mined its data troves to figure out how our relationships work and came up with some interesting stats.