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Macmillan titles come to Oyster and Scribd's e-book subscription services

More than 1,000 titles from Macmillan and its imprints are coming to Oyster and Scribd on Tuesday.

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Uber slashes prices in 48 cities to brighten the winter blues

It's going to get cheaper to take an Uber ride in 48 cities across the U.S. this winter, and that's a good thing for both customers and drivers, Uber says.

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'Super cookies' can track you even in private browsing mode, researcher says

Think you're safe from sneaky advertising companies tracking you when you're in private or incognito mode? You might not be.

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Android Auto and CarPlay are coming to Volkswagen cars later this year

Volkswagen is getting serious about smartphone overlays for its embedded system. Later in 2015, Android Auto, Apple's CarPlay, and Mirror Link will start showing up in U.S. models.

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Apple releases SIM-free unlocked versions of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus

If you want to pay full-price for the latest iPhone without a SIM pre-installed, you can now get it in the U.S. from Apple.

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Withings introduces $150 Activité Pop, a smartwatch with analog style

If you want to look good while tracking your steps, the new Activité Pop may be the smartwatch for you.

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How to track Santa's Christmas Eve journey from any device

Keep tabs on Santa's Christmas Eve trek around the globe with these websites, apps, and more.

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Google adds song lyrics to search results but it feels like a cheap cash grab

Google's instant answer results for song lyrics are partial and push you towards the Google Play Store.

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Amazon Prime Now delivers your order in an hour, but only in Manhattan for now

Need some paper towels, an Apple USB cable, and a Frozen DVD in the next hour? If you're in Manhattan, Amazon can do that for you.

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Heartbleed, Shellshock, Tor and more: The 13 biggest security stories of 2014

The security of the web itself was tested in unprecedented ways in 2014--but the news isn't all bad.

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Google Drive gets Gmail attachment capabilities, Open Doc Format support, and more

For two years you've been able to share links to Drive documents with just one-click. Now, you can send actual attachments.

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From ebola to Flappy Bird: These are the most popular Google Searches of 2014

Google's top trending searches for 2014 are out and the top searches for gamers might surprise you.

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YouTube quietly rolls out a native GIF creation tool

Want to make GIFs, but you can't be bothered to use a photo editor or some of the other online tools? Try YouTube's ridiculously easy method.

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Hands-on: Dashlane's awesome new feature changes all your passwords with one click

We've already taken a dive into LastPass' Auto-Password change. Now let's see how Dashlane's Password Changer stacks up.

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Spotify's smart new playlist tunes you in to your friends' favorite songs

Spotify just introduced a new playlist that's updated daily and compiled from what your friends are listening to.