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Amazon proves it's serious about gaming with Twitch deal

The online retailer isn't just buying a site that streams goldfish playing video games, it's buying access to the most loyal of gamers.

Google promises speed, security with 64-bit Chrome on Windows

The newest Chrome for Windows is faster at some tasks, better at thwarting attacks, and renders fonts better. The 64-bit Chrome for Mac still is a work in progress, though.

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The cable giant's services went down in a number of areas across the US, but by midmorning Wednesday all seemed to be back to normal.

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