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real-time communication

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Google injects smarts, stickers into Hangouts communication app

The all-purpose app for text, video, and voice chat can now detect when people are trying to find each other in the real world and then help them meet up. Also new: stickers, video filters, and bigger ambitions at Google.

By December 10, 2014

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Making the real-time Web relevant

With an explosion in tweets, blogs, and other instantly published content flooding the Web, search engines are scrambling to organize information that's happening right now.

By April 5, 2010

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Finally, you can own a 'Star Trek' communicator for just $99

The Onyx from OnBeep is like a walkie talkie without geographical limitations, making communication possible with anyone, anywhere in the galaxy where there's a data connection.

By November 5, 2014

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TechCrunch50: Real-time stream is more like a flash flood

The last panel at the two-day conference elicited some of the most skeptical responses from judges. Funny, since the "social media stream" has been what Silicon Valley has been drooling over obsessively for the past few months.

By September 15, 2009

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Twitter finds profit but needs more tweeters

CEO Dick Costolo, facing pressure to rapidly grow the social network, reports Twitter's third straight quarter of profit. Even though growth of monthly active users failed to impress, the stock soars.

By February 5, 2015

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Can new tech boost safety in Uber cars, and in taxis, too?

After a slew of alleged assaults by drivers for taxi companies and ride-hailing services, firms like AsterRide and Shuddle are looking to increase passenger safety.

By January 25, 2015

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Microsoft has 'tailored' version of Windows 10 for phones, tablets

While Microsoft is going for a consistent software experience across all devices, it will have a specific version for devices with a screen size smaller than 8 inches.

By January 21, 2015

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Microsoft's HoloLens is no joke: My reality augmented with Skype, Minecraft

At its Windows 10 event, Microsoft shows off a convincing prototype that floats 3D images before your eyes and can change the look of real-world objects. So where does it go from here?

By January 21, 2015

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What mattered on Press Day at CES 2015

Before the doors open to the public, CES 2015 has kicked off with Press Day -- a day full of major announcements, flagship products and new innovations. Here's everything you need to know from the show floor.

By January 5, 2015

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Gmail in real-time: Google does the Wave

Google unveils an ambitious project to create what it calls the "e-mail of the future," and the reactions of developers at Google I/O will be telling.

By May 28, 2009