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Billionaire who sold Minecraft to Microsoft is sad and lonely

Technically Incorrect: In a series of tweets, Markus Persson says he's never felt more isolated.

By August 30, 2015

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Inside Google's master plan for faster, sharper streaming video

Google is working on a new technology called VP10 that will allow it to squeeze higher-quality video over broadband and mobile networks. And thanks to patent issues with a rival standard, it has a chance to catch on.

By August 28, 2015

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No connection? No Amazon device? Prime Video says no problem

Amazon Prime Video, a Netflix competitor from the retailing giant, will let you download shows and movies to watch offline on nearly any smartphone.

By September 1, 2015

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Intel's Skylake chips to power PCs as thin as tablets, with big battery boost

The company highlights new Windows 10 devices using its new processors -- including an updated Intel Compute Stick -- during a press conference at the IFA electronics show in Berlin.

By September 2, 2015

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Uber suffers loss as judge grants drivers' suit class action status

A California judge rules that the employee vs. independent-contractor case that was limited to three drivers can now be expanded to thousands of drivers.

By September 1, 2015

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Rival accuses Google's Waze of stealing traffic data

If proven true, the lawsuit could show the search giant took a wrong turn in its bidding war with Facebook over Waze in 2013.

By September 2, 2015

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NASA's New Horizons post-Pluto target is just a billion miles away

If a mission extension is approved, the New Horizons spacecraft will take a short jaunt to a mysterious icy object in the Kuiper Belt.

By August 30, 2015

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Tech giants join forces to hasten high-quality online video

The alliance, which includes Microsoft, Google, Amazon and Netflix, pledges to build next-generation video technology -- and offer it for free.

By September 1, 2015

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For its 10th birthday, Pandora gives the gift of no ads

To mark a decade of the online radio service next week, Pandora music will play for one full day without commercials.

By September 1, 2015

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One billion people used Facebook on Monday

During just a single day, roughly one out of every seven people on Earth logged in to the social network, says Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg.

By August 27, 2015