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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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NSA's Auroragold spies on carriers to breach cell networks, report says

A newly discovered program, dug out of the leaked Snowden documents, could even let the spy agency introduce vulnerabilities in the networks to help it listen in.

By December 4, 2014

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NSA spying protest takes to the skies in Utah

In the skies above the NSA's data center in Bluffdale, Utah, a lone airship protests mass government surveillance.

By June 27, 2014

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Google's new Android Auto is like Google Now for your car

The next Android L release hits the road with the announcement of the Android Auto interface for cars.

By June 25, 2014

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How I achieved total Bluetooth Nirvana, well, almost

From smartphones, to headsets, headphones, and laptops, bonding all your Bluetooth devices into one useful personal network is not only possible but a great idea too.

By May 28, 2014

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Net neutrality debate Part II: What it means to the average Joe

Confused about what the FCC's new Net neutrality proposal might mean to the average Internet user? CNET's Marguerite Reardon spells it out.

By May 26, 2014

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Regulatory OK for AT&T/DirecTV may hinge on the 'bundle'

Focusing on bundled services of a combined AT&T/DirecTV and how that entity could be a stronger competitor against big cable is likely the best strategy to win approval.

By May 19, 2014

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Grassroots efforts to save Net neutrality may be working

Activists have already swayed debate over the FCC's proposed rules. Now they plan to show up at FCC headquarters Thursday for the agency's meeting.

By May 12, 2014

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Mozilla: We have a fix for Net neutrality

A proposal to the FCC puts a new twist on the old idea of “reclassifying” broadband traffic to ensure that the new Net neutrality rules will stick.

By May 5, 2014

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Twilio takes on the world with its cloud-based telephony

At its annual developers conference, CEO Jeff Lawson said the company's service is now available in 40 countries on six continents, optimized by a global system of distributed data centers.

By October 17, 2012