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Samsung Ditches Plastic Design, Adds Mobile Pay In New Phone

Samsung, locked in a tight race with Apple to be the world’s biggest smartphone maker, has unveiled an important new phone that ditches its signature plastic design for more stylish metal and glass.

03/02/2015

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FCC Approves ‘Net Neutrality’ Regulations

The Federal Communications Commission has agreed to impose strict new regulations on Internet service providers like Comcast, Verizon and AT&T.

02/26/2015

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Barnes & Noble To Keep Nook Business

Barnes & Noble is keeping its Nook digital business after all. The bookseller had planned to combine Nook and its college bookstores, separate from its retail operations.

02/26/2015

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Facebook Adds Custom Gender Option

Facebook users who do not fit into any of the 58 gender identity options offered by the social media giant are now being given a rather big 59th option — fill in the blank.

02/26/2015

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Army Vet Develops Glasses To Combat Laser Beam Danger

It is dangerous, can be physically damaging and the FBI claims statistics show “lasering” is on the rise. Federal investigators report airline pilots are having lasers pointed at them 14 times as much now compared to rates in 2005.

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Google & Reddit Crack Down On Nudity

Reddit is taking a tougher stance against nudity to prevent its service from turning into online peep shows. Google is also going to ban most nude photos from its Blogger service.

02/25/2015

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Body Cameras: Police Tool Has Hidden Costs

There is little doubt that body cameras have helped both police officers and the public, however, new questions are being raised about the price and the use of these cameras.

02/24/2015

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Google Plans Attack On Apple Pay

Aiming to undercut Apple’s latest hit service, Google is teaming up with AT&T, Verizon and T-Mobile in order to prod more people into using its own mobile wallet service.

02/24/2015

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Target Cuts Free Shipping Minimum To $25

Target has sliced its minimum online purchase to qualify for free shipping in half to $25 as the Internet becomes a bigger and bigger sales hub for retailers.

02/24/2015

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YouTube To Release App Made For Kids

YouTube is going to release a mobile app that will only show video clips which are suitable for young children, to help parents control what their kids are watching on the internet.

02/20/2015

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NASCAR Promotes Math & Science For Kids

In a nod to the overlooked science behind races, NASCAR announced a commitment to promote STEM — the buzzword for science, technology, engineering and math.

02/20/2015

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Doctors Say Trackers & Apps Can Boost Care

That little bracelet around your wrist, or the phone app that is keeping track of your exercise and meals, might be the key to keeping you out of the hospital one day.

02/20/2015