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Firefly is the Amazon Fire Phone's secret weapon

Analysis: With contextual search, price comparison, and checkout all rolled into one, Firefly is the key feature that brings Amazon's fight to the doorstep of every store.

By June 18, 2014

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How Israel and Hamas weaponized social media

More militaries and armed groups are using social media as a weapon of war -- but when ground skirmishes are mirrored by cyber-social battles, managing the message can get messy.

By January 13, 2014

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Anki brings EMP weapon to its real-world racing game

The San Francisco startup mashing up the physical with the virtual bridges the gap even further in a new app update for its DRIVE bundle.

By January 3, 2014

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Amazon's secret weapon: $600 million in annual ad revenue

The company made more than $600 million in ad revenue last year and is expected to generate $835 million this year, according to the latest data from research firm eMarketer.

By June 4, 2013

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Boeing trucks ahead with 8-wheeling laser weapon

The defense contractor is ready to mount a 10-kilowatt solid-state laser on a big Oshkosh HEMTT vehicle. Then comes the real test.

By October 6, 2012

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HEVC, a new weapon in codec wars, to appear in September

The technology, also called H.265 and the successor to H.264, promises to double video quality for better streaming and higher-res TV. But it'll come with a patent burden, too.

By August 22, 2012

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Google's search engine becomes new antipiracy weapon

Sites that generate too many copyright takedown notices will be moved lower in search rankings. And Google will be busy: Copyright owners flagged more than 4.3 million URLs in the last 30 days alone.

By August 10, 2012

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RIM's secret weapon is actually pretty cool

Research In Motion CEO Thorsten Heins has been hinting that BlackBerry 10 will capitalize on the strengths of the QNX operating system.

By July 6, 2012

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McAfee founder booked on drug, weapons charges, report says

John McAfee lives in Belize and says that this is all just politics. However, the local Gang Suppression Unit issues a press release accusing him a unlicensed drug manufacturing and unlicensed weapon possession.

By May 4, 2012

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Meet Google's secret weapon for fighting Apple and Microsoft

TechRepublic editor Jason Hiner tells the back story of Motorola's Webtop software, which just may give Google a big advantage in the brave new world of post-PC devices.

By April 23, 2012