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EndlessTV is a cool way to watch free videos without ads

New app provides a continuous stream of videos, without the ads.

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Report: U.S. Internet providers allow 'permanent congestion' and want cash to clear it up

Congested connections aren't a net neutrality issue, but they're an argument for more competition.

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Why Apple is winning in China

The Chinese market could be the key to Apple's future. Judging by the company's most recent quarterly earnings, that future looks good.

AOL traces mystery spam flood to security breach; passwords and more stolen

E-mail addresses and encrypted passwords compromised for oughly 2 percent of accounts, AOL says.

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Lytro returns with Illum, a very expensive light field camera

The latest Lytro camera looks like a DSLR and costs a cool $1600.

Pebble lands in Target stores, warns of bad software update

Targets gets white plastic as a limited-time retail exclusive, but no Pebble Steel.

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Photowall for Chromecast aims to liven up your next party

New app turns televisions into interactive photo galleries.

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ComiXology realizes it was hacked, requires password reset for all users

Digital comic service says usernames, e-mails and passwords were stolen.

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Look for Flipboard to tap into Zite's personalized reading smarts

Flipboard is buying up its rival reading app. And while Zite's iOS and Android apps aren't going away, they won't receive further updates as the Zite team joins up with Flipboard.

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CarPlay: Apple's in-car iOS dashboard gets real, launching this year

The first cars with Apple infotainment systems are coming later this year.

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Beep aims to make dumb speakers smart

The $150 device lets you wirelessly send music from a smartphone or tablet to any old speaker systems or boomboxes you've got around the house.

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Chrome beta users get an assist from Google Now

The virtual assistant already available to Android and iOS users is making its way to the desktop via the beta version of Google's browser.

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AT&T adds cheaper family plans for full-price phones

Mobile Share Family Value plans now start at $130 per month for two lines and 10GB of data, but you'll have to pay full price for each smartphone upfront or in monthly installments.

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Chrome exploit can secretly listen to oblivious users

A Web developer has detailed how Chrome's speech recognition feature can be exploited to keep listening in on your conversations.

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The 25 worst passwords of 2013: 'password' gets dethroned

The new champion isn't much better, though.

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