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Handy Twitter abbreviations

Hanging out on Twitter can be pretty fun, but there are a lot of abbreviations to get your head around.

By May 2, 2012

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How to get quick definitions for acronyms and abbreviations

It happens to the best of us. We run into a string of all-caps that must mean something, but isn't explained in context. If you're lucky, a quick search can come up with possibilities, but Chrome and Firefox users have access to Abbrex, a nifty extension that provides pop-up definitions quickly and easily.

By January 9, 2012

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Twitter tests Bing translation on Android

As Twitter spreads globally, it makes sense to be able to break down language barriers. But machine translation is hard -- especially in the abbreviated lingo of a tweet.

By May 29, 2014

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Twitter brings Bing translation to iOS, expands use on Web

Seeing the World Cup as a chance to lower language barriers, the social site enables translation in its iPhone and iPad app, and Twitter.com timeline. It's a win for Bing.

By June 13, 2014

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Research In Motion is no more: "We are BlackBerry"

The company formerly known as Research In Motion will take on the more recognisable name of its product range and be known as BlackBerry going forward.

By January 30, 2013

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Crave giveaway: Nuance Dragon NaturallySpeaking Premium 12

Stop typing and start talking with this week's prize, speech recognition software for PCs from Nuance Communications.

By October 4, 2013

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Why your next 4G phone should have FDD-LTE and TDD-LTE

There are two kinds of 4G -- the FDD-LTE we use in the UK, and TDD-LTE, which is becoming more popular around the world.

By August 2, 2013

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The Silicon Valley of 'Betas'

Amazon's second original show drops the audience in the middle of the country's tech hub. Here's what the makers got right (hoodies, they're everywhere) and wrong (physical Bitcoins, not so much).

By November 23, 2013

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Doctors struggle with transition, but e-records appear superior

Researchers at Cornell publish a report finding that, under a new electronic record-keeping system, prescription errors dropped from 36 percent to 12 percent in one year.

By May 26, 2011

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What is HEVC? High Efficiency Video Coding, H.265, and 4K compression explained

High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC), also known as H.265, promises twice the compression possible with Blu-ray’s best video compression methods. But how does it work, and is it enough to get us better-looking 4K content?

By April 18, 2014