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With a better version of all things technology perennially "right around the corner," how do you know when to wait, or when to pull the trigger?

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Here's a look at what will determine whether Best Buy thrives or dives against Amazon.

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Here's a look at what will determine whether Best Buy thrives or dives against Amazon.

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Big data usually means big servers and big data warehouses, but the BI company Actuate wants to make it happen on your watch, too.

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The Masque bug which affects iOS apps has the potential to steal data from legitimate sources, due to a lack of encryption in apps across the board.

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Square, the company that turns your phone into a credit card reader, has widened the availability of its point-of-sale and inventory app.>

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Deciding the fate of two slices of LTE-compatible spectrum is getting many hot under the collar.

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By Patricia Zengerle WASHINGTON (Reuters) - China and "probably one or two" other countries have the ability to invade and possibly shut down computer systems of U.S. power utilities, aviation networks and financial companies, Admiral Mike Rogers, the director of the U.S. National Security Agency, said on Thursday. Testifying to the House of Representatives Intelligence Committee on cyber threats, Rogers said digital attackers have been able to penetrate such systems and perform "reconnaissance" missions to determine how the networks are put together. ...

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NEW YORK (AP) — Even casual viewers of online video will appreciate the ability to watch it on a big-screen TV.

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Google on Thursday began rolling out a way for people to support websites they frequent and, in return, be rewarded with ad-free pages.

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US manufacturer Corning said Thursday it was introducing a new, tougher version of its Gorilla Glass used by major smartphone makers in a bid to maintain dominance in the sector.

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SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore said on Friday it plans to regulate fast-growing third-party taxi booking services like Uber and GrabTaxi for the first time, capping fees and requiring them to dispatch only licensed cabs and drivers. Under new rules to take effect in second-quarter 2015, operators of the increasingly popular services based on mobile phone applications will be required to register with Singapore's Land Transport Authority (LTA). The LTA said the fees charged by the booking services could not exceed those of regular taxi companies. ...

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If luggage was featured in "Blade Runner," it would probably look like the Trunkster, a zipperless suitcase with a sliding door.>

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Alex Howard left the RiseUp conference inspired and concerned about the intersection of activism, media, and tech. Read about projects that could disrupt how social change happens online, and off.

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One developer and statistics pro has turned his eye to what makes up the music of Guns N' Roses, proving that when it comes to 80s rock, the hair was high, but the standard deviations were higher.>

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Researchers at Princeton University have developed a 3D printer that can print LEDs in layers -- and it could one day print contact lens HUDs.>

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Earlier this week, the Republican party was discovered to have used Twitter to inform its fundraising groups of polling numbers during elections, potentially infringing on a rule that bars US political parties from "coordinating" with outside elements. But it appears that the GOP wasn't alone in using Twitter to skirt regulations — according to The Huffington Post, the Democrats also used the micro-blogging service during 2012 elections to provide information on party ad campaigns to groups who weren't technically allowed to receive the data directly.

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