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Microsoft seeks patent for TV-viewing tolls

The software company filed for a patent on technology that would let content owners charge people if they skip over commercials or replay on-screen action.

By Mar. 16, 2012

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Use Meet Me Halfway for Android to find a meetup spot

Use this handy Android app to find places at the halfway point, making travel time nearly equal for both people. It's great for finding a meetup spot with friends, family, or classmates.

By Feb. 21, 2014

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Skype breaks records, traffic grows by 44 percent

Microsoft's call app increased its traffic in 2012 by twice the amount of all international phone carriers combined -- it's calls are now equal to one third of all global phone traffic.

By Feb. 14, 2013

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Bulbageddon is upon us

The new year is bringing new efficiency standards that will spell the end for the common incandescent light bulb.

By Dec. 31, 2013

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Netflix's Hastings makes the case for Net neutrality

In his ongoing battle against big ISPs, like Comcast, AT&T, and Verizon, the video streaming service's CEO says, "Net neutrality must be defended and strengthened."

By Mar. 20, 2014

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RFID windshield tag drives cashless parking system

Near field communication system for your car lets you breeze in and out of parking lots. Just don't forget to make your monthly payments.

By Aug. 4, 2011

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Forget LinkedIn: Companies turn to GitHub to find tech talent

Because engineers and designers can post their work for all to see, more and more companies are realizing they can see what people can actually do, not just say they can do.

By Aug. 17, 2012

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Navfree USA: Free Satnav (Android)

Navfree USA is about as basic as navigation apps get, but its ability to store local map data, its frequent updates, and the fact that it's free make it an invaluable tool for Android navigation.

By Aug. 2, 2012

3 stars Editor's rating Aug. 2, 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 Jul. 6, 2012

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Exclusive: ITU 'failed,' says former policy chief

A former telecommunications policy maker at the international organization, which is holding talks in Dubai to expand regulation of the Internet, warns that the group's conference is "absolutely absurd."

By Dec. 12, 2012