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Domino's 'tweet a pizza emoji, get a real pizza' isn't as stupid as it seems

Send a pizza emoji to the Domino's Twitter account, get a pizza. But why?

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Streaming music overtakes MP3 sales at one of the largest record labels

Warner Music Group says gains in streaming revenue 'more than offset' the decline in downloads.

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Leaving unpowered SSDs in a warm room can kill your data fast

Unlike mechanical hard disk drives, solid state storage drives may lose data if left alone for too long, especially in warmer environments.

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Nintendo plans 5 'hit,' long-lasting smartphone games by March 2017

Instead of flooding the smartphone gaming market with Mario and Zelda, Nintendo says it's picking its battles carefully.

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Spotify's next jam could be streaming video, report says

After dominating the streaming music business, Spotify is reportedly wooing web video creators and mainstream media companies.

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Flickr puts a spit-shine on its mobile apps and uploader

If you're not using Flickr's free terabyte of photo storage, will a slicker design and new features sway you?

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Apple TV gets a couple more apps from CBS Sports and USA

A full-blown app store is rumored for this summer, but TV networks aren't waiting.

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Pebble Time on track for May shipping, but with some features missing

Pebble's second smartwatch clearly isn't the typical Kickstarter project, given that it's actually going to ship on time.

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New Apple TV might have a touch pad remote

Apple will reportedly trade the remote's ultra-svelte figure for one that supports touch controls.

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Apple reportedly wants free Spotify dead to pave way for Beats relaunch

As the music industry tires of Spotify freeloaders, Apple may be pushing labels to kill off unpaid streaming.

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Meerkat integrates address books, befriends Facebook after Twitter snub

The live streaming video app starts reducing its Twitter dependency after losing access to the network's social graph.

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Apple admits that tattoos can confuse Apple Watch sensors

Apple's support documents now warn that certain tattoos can cause problems with with heart rate readings.

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Apple Watch teardown findings: 205 mAh battery, upgrades unlikely

Apple's first smartwatch is surprisingly easy to repair in some ways, but don't expect to upgrade the internals over time.

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Comcast's $45 billion Time Warner Cable acquisition is officially dead

Too many regulators had too many problems with making the largest cable provider even larger.

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Man fires 8 gunshots into his Dell PC after Blue Screens of Death push him over edge

Executing the troubled laptop was 'glorious,' but most definitely illegal.

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