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How to speed up Dropbox syncing

With the beta desktop app, you'll no longer have to wait for a file to finish uploading before your computer will download it.

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Record labels join movie studios in suing MegaUpload, Dotcom

RIAA lawsuit accuses the defunct file-sharing service of "massive copyright infringement" of music.

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MegaUpload slapped with suit by six major Hollywood studios

The MPAA says the now-defunct file-sharing site should pay millions because it allegedly infringed on copyrighted movies and TV shows, while encouraging others to do the same.

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Amanda Palmer confronts the 'current nightmare of the modern musician' (Q&A)

The controversial musician and performance artist talks to CNET about Spotify, Kickstarter, and whether the music industry is killing the musicians it needs.

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Actiontec's new power-line kit helps extend your home network

If you're looking for a quick way to extend your home network (for both wired and Wi-Fi clients) to that far corner of your home, the Actiontec Wireless Network Extender Plus Powerline Network Adapter 500 Kit might be just what you need.

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Sky porn filter updated after wrongly blocking filesharing news site

Sky broadband customers can once again access torrentfreak.com after it was caught in Sky's 'porn filter.'

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Last time we interviewed Alex Winter, he had just finished a documentary about Napster called "Downloaded." He's back again with a new movie called Deep Web: The Untold Story of Bitcoin and The Silk Road.

Ep. 1402: Where we explore the 'Deep Web' with Alex Winter

Last time we interviewed Alex Winter, he had just finished a documentary about Napster called "Downloaded." He's back again with a new movie called "Deep Web: The Untold Story of Bitcoin and The Silk Road."

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Apple iPhone 5s

The iPhone 5s is Apple's greatest demonstration yet of what total control over both hardware and software can offer. Bursting with potential, it now needs the software to deliver on its promise.

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More than just a face-lift, iOS 7 makes it easier to perform daily tasks

For iOS 7 Apple redesigned nearly every nook and cranny of its operating system, and -- in the newly released iOS 7.1 -- fixes and minor new features smooth out the experience.

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The Web giant buys the tap-to-share app right before Apple launches the AirDrop feature on iOS 7. Also, Sprint gets into the early upgrade game with the new One Up plan.

Google buys Bump as wireless sharing heats up

The Web giant buys the tap-to-share app right before Apple launches the AirDrop feature on iOS 7. Also, Sprint gets into the early upgrade game with the new One Up plan.

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Tip: Transfer files to another Mac using Screen Sharing

One way to transfer files to another Mac is through the built-in screen-sharing service.

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Ep. 1303: Where stupidity will be punished

Today Jeff Bakalar and Bridget Carey try to come up with something that's worse than "Sharknado," deconstruct a Tennessee man's nonsensical Apple lawsuit, and laugh at the RIAA's inability to convince a woman they sued to help them combat piracy.

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