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Why Amazon wanted Twitch

CNET's Bridget Carey explains the lure of video game streaming site Twitch and why Amazon bought it for nearly $1 billion. Meanwhile, Instagram launches a new video app Hyperlapse, and GoPro has gone to the dogs.

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Google promises speed, security with 64-bit Chrome on Windows

The newest Chrome for Windows is faster at some tasks, better at thwarting attacks, and renders fonts better. The 64-bit Chrome for Mac still is a work in progress, though.

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How to quickly unsubscribe from 'liked' Facebook pages

Facebook Cleanser can help you scrub your feed clean, but you can accomplish much the same thing in Facebook's settings.

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Spotify opens up free streaming on Windows Phone

Windows Phone users can now stream Spotify for free, no subscription required.

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Napa earthquake as mapped by social media posts

Mapping software company Esri creates a real-time interactive map on the 6.0-magnitude quake filled with information from people's Twitter updates and YouTube videos.

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Airbnb hands over personal data on 124 New York hosts

The New York attorney general wants more information on a handful of hosts that may be "flagrantly misusing" the platform.

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Facebook nixes click-bait headlines in users' newsfeeds

Likely bringing a collective sigh of relief, the social network announces it's changing its algorithm to ensure click-bait articles aren't so prominently featured.

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PlayStation Network recovers from hack

Hackers target Sony and several other online game networks, Apple replaces iPhone 5 batteries for free, and Ralph Lauren debuts a high-tech Polo shirt at the US Open.

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Making the most of the cloud

Learn how to harness the cloud to store your photos and backup your files. Plus, how to make your own personal cloud.

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How to podcast, Part 5: Submitting your show to iTunes and promotion

In the final installment of this series, you'll get your show on iTunes and make sure everyone can find your podcast.

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Superman's Action Comics No. 1 sells for record $3.2 million on eBay

Swooping in almost at the last second to win the "holy grail" issue, the top bidder will now own the most expensive comic book in the world.

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This top-rated password manager is a great solution for anyone who's still relying on sticky notes.

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