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The agency has heard from the public and has seen the new realities of wireless access for consumers. Now it must decide on a course of action.>

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The social network's updated app settings page makes it easier to rid yourself of any apps you no longer need or want.>

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Microsoft has created a keyboard designed for iOS, Android, and Windows tablets. The new Universal Mobile Keyboard is very similar to Logitech’s K480 keyboard, and Microsoft’s version also includes a button to switch between iOS, Android, and Windows Bluetooth modes. Supporting iOS and Android isn’t unusual for Microsoft’s keyboards, but the company has gone a step further this time.

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Misfit's Shine wasn't our pick for best fitness tracker; Jawbone's Up24 is a better overall package and still leads the growing pack of competitors. But Misfit is today announcing its second wearable, the Flash, and is hoping to reach an even wider audience by pricing it super aggressively. It's $49.99 and will be available from retailers like Best Buy, Target, and Walmart next month. The Flash is designed to do two things well: track your fitness and sleep habits. ...

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Clear Channel, the stodgy, 42-year-old company that owns most of America's big FM and AM radio stations, is rebranding itself for the emoji-happy world of today. As of today, it will henceforth be known as "iHeartMedia," a clear reference to its surprisingly popular iHeartRadio app and concert series. "It's a recognition of who we really are today and the transformation this company has made," CEO Rob Pittman told the LA Times of the name change. "We have a company that's doing progressive stuff, and yet we're named after AM radio stations."

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(Reuters) - Alibaba Group's options will be listed on International Securities Exchange Holdings' options exchanges on September 29 pending the company's public sale of shares, an ISE spokesman said on Tuesday. The Chinese e-commerce company is expected to sell shares to the public later in the week. International Securities Exchange Holdings operates two options exchanges, ISE and ISE Gemini, which cleared about 14 percent of equity and index options contracts in August. (Reporting By Saqib Ahmed)

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The iPhone has long been regarded as the best mobile camera you can own. Other smartphones might have better specs and higher megapixels, but the iPhone offers the right mix of ease of use, great image quality, and superb photo app ecosystem to stay ahead of the pack.

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By Marina Lopes WASHINGTON (Reuters) - International Business Machines Corp is rolling out a cognitive tool powered by its Watson supercomputer that uses companies' internal data to answer questions about performance and efficiency, and predict outcomes. IBM said the tool - the latest in a series of Watson products unveiled by IBM - will make more widely available data analytics capabilities long reserved for research scientists. The move is part of IBM's effort to shift resources away from a slumping hardware sector into more profitable fields like cloud computing and analytics. ...

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Austria and Switzerland are next on the streaming-video service's list as it tries to amp up its growth across Europe.>

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The morning after I visited Next Millennium Farms, my digestive system expelled its first cricket exoskeleton. There it was, floating on the water’s edge of my hotel room toilet: a translucent thoracic shell with three legs still attached. Presumably, the others got lost in the gastrointestinal shuffle, but I didn’t look long enough to try and spot them, or any of this particular insect’s friends and relatives. I had been eating a lot of them.

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Berlin (AFP) - The controversial but popular car pick-up service Uber claimed a victory in Germany on Tuesday when a court threw out an injunction levelled against its operations in Europe's biggest economy.

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Walt Disney Pictures has released the official synopsis for Avengers: Age of Ultron, next year's follow-up to The Avengers. The film opens on May 1, 2015.

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The person allegedly took six bodies for the iPhone 6 off the assembly line and sold them to a local gadget market in Shenzhen.>

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For the well-heeled gamer, FreakerSneaks offers the JRDN 4 X PS4. Your $950 gets you footwear with HDMI ports -- for looks, at least.>

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Tokyo's own caped crusader, Mangetsu-man, wants citizens to join him in his quest to save the city from litter and garbage.>

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The annual European Martial Arts tournament takes place on Ellicott City, Maryland, and its events include Open Steel Longsword, Open Steel Messer, Single Stick and Ringen, a type of unarmed combat. After you watch the video, be sure to read the full story at The New York Times.

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Encrypt and password-protect your files and folders with this powerful tool, which normally runs $39.95.>

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(Reuters) - Entropic Communications Inc, a designer of chipsets for video and multimedia applications, said it is exploring strategic options even as its efforts to return to profits take longer than expected. The company lowered its revenue forecast for the current quarter to $43 million, from its earlier outlook of between $49 million and $51 million. Entropic also said in a statement that it now expects an adjusted loss of 15 cents per share for the third quarter. It had earlier forecast an adjusted loss of 11 cents per share for the quarter. ...

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The US plans to send around 3,000 military personnel to West Africa as part of a ramped up effort to fight the largest Ebola outbreak in history, responsible for killing at least 2,400 since breaking out earlier this year, according to The Wall Street Journal. President Obama will reportedly announce the plan later today, which will call for the military to build 17 treatment centers capable of holding 100 patients each, a facility for distributing supplies, and a facility for training upward of 500 healthcare workers each week for six months. ...

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