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Pizza Hut turns to algorithms and GPS tracking to increase sales

Yup, it’s the 'Uber-ization' of pizza, as Pizza Hut joins the wave of chain restaurants embracing tech.

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Facebook’s rumored camera app sounds like a Snapchat-Periscope hybrid

Facebook wants another shot at spontaneous photo and video sharing with a standalone camera app.

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Time Warner’s Turner aims for cinephiles with FilmStruck streaming service

Turner’s FIlmStruck streaming service will offer art house and indie films, and steals the Criterion Collection from Hulu.

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Microsoft Word Flow keyboard goes live and free for all iPhone users

Microsoft’s free iPhone keyboard supports gesture typing, one-handed mode, and customizable backgrounds.

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Apple might’ve let “MacOS” rebranding for OS X slip out

A “MacOS” reference appears on Apple’s Environment page, hinting at alignment with iOS, tvOS, and watchOS.

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Netflix flips the switch on eye-popping HDR video streaming

Netflix adds HDR video for TVs that support it, but the bandwidth requirements are steep.

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MightyTV is a “what to watch” streaming video app that could actually work

A new app called MightyTV uses a Tinder-like system to suggest movies and TV shows.

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Amazon launches the Kindle Oasis, a premium $290 e-reader with a love handle

Amazon’s Kindle Oasis has a book-like spine and battery-boosting leather cover.

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Display expert: The 9.7-inch iPad Pro's color accuracy is 'visually indistinguishable from perfect'

The 9.7-inch iPad Pro overtakes Microsoft’s Surface Pro 4 in color accuracy and sets records for screen reflectance.

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The HTC 10 is the first flagship Android phone with native Apple AirPlay support

HTC 10 users can send music to AirPlay speakers and Apple TV with little more than a swipe.

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Chrome tests Mac OS X notification support, Windows 10 support “likely”

Google Chrome may add native notifications in Mac OS X, and there’s hope for Windows users too.

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It’s 2016, and Reddit just launched official iOS and Android apps

The official Reddit app is fast and free, replacing the need for third-party clients.

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This $25 Bluetooth tracker made my Apple TV remote less frustrating

Tile: For when your Apple TV remote is too slick for its own good.

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Amazon same-day delivery expands to 11 new cities as other retailers bail

Amazon Prime subscribers can now get free same-day delivery in more than 1,000 U.S. cities and towns.

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Sphero’s BB-8 can be your screening buddy for Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Sphero BB-8 gets a “Watch With Me” mode to react in sync with the film.