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Amazon wants your vote on which books to publish

Via the new Kindle Scout program, you could help decide which titles will end be being published by the retail giant.

By 28 October 2014

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ALS patient more independent with tech

Eric Valor has been living with ALS, or Lou Gehrig's disease, for nearly a decade, but he says technology, including a brainwave-sensing headset, has let him maintain a high quality of life. CNET's Kara Tsuboi visits him at home to learn how.

By 30 August 2014

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Google's Independence Day Doodle celebrates the underdog

In a cute animated doodle, a young musician is struggling to keep up with a marching band. But struggle is part of America's glory.

By 5 July 2014

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Metadata retention laws introduced to parliament

ISPs and telcos could soon be required to retain customer metadata for two years, thanks to legislation introduced to parliament by Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull. But while Turnbull says the requirements are nothing new, the AFP has piracy in its sights.

By 30 October 2014

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YouTube chief 'optimistic' site will launch music service 'soon'

Susan Wojcicki dodges a question about YouTube's expected music subscription product, saying at the Recode mobile conference that her company is "working on it."

By 28 October 2014

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This tour of the Harry Potter hotel will leave you spellbound

You may be a Muggle, but you can still vacation like Harry Potter. Stay at the Wizard Chambers located inside the Georgian House Hotel in London. No owl or wand required.

By 31 October 2014

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Battling robots want your help spreading metal mayhem

RoboGames, the "Olympics of robots," is in the midst of a Kickstarter campaign to help produce an independent, rock 'em sock 'em Web-based video series.

By 24 October 2014

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Google acquires Firebase to help apps span Android, iOS, Web

Google will continue to offer Firebase's cloud-based synchronization service. It's a new step to making Google's tech foundation more compelling to programmers.

By 22 October 2014

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More smart device makers sign up to work with Nest

Pebble leads the pack in this next round of connected devices that will interact with Nest's thermostat and smoke detector.

By 25 October 2014

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Twitpic links, photo archive will 'stay alive' due to deal with Twitter

The popular service for sharing photos on Twitter is set to close today, but its founder says the Twitpic domain and photo archive have been "given" to Twitter, so photos and links will be around awhile.

By 26 October 2014