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Google mimics Pinterest, Microsoft gives the finger

Google+ Collections has a Pinterest vibe, Comcast rides the Periscope trend to share live video on a TV, and Microsoft doesn't hold back with new emoji in Windows 10.

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When did Microsoft become more edgy than Google?

In this CNET Update, learn the similarities of Google+ Collections and Pinterest -- and how each can be used differently. Meanwhile, Microsoft dares to add a certain emoji icon dismissed by others:

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Also in this tech-news roundup, see how Comcast gives families a new way to connect. With Xfinity Share, beam a live video recording from your phone to another person's TV.

If you're streaming video at 39,000 feet, JetBlue will provide Amazon videos to watch on devices during flight -- without charging for an Internet connection.

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