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Deus Ex: The Fall jams jailbreakers, already fixed by hackers

Eidos attempted to stymie pirates of its new Deus Ex: The Fall by disabling the game's weapons on jailbroken devices--but clever hackers have already figured out a way around it.

Ex-Disney boss: Hulu's eventual sale could kill day-after episodes

Former Disney chief Michael Eisner has warned that Hulu being up for sale could mean the demise of shows streaming online the day after they air.

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Best Buy brings Pebble smartwatch to stores this weekend

Pebble arrives at Best Buy on June 7 for $150 -- the same price as pre-orders from Pebble's website.

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Apple in-app purchase settlements now available for claiming

Earlier this year, Apple settled a class-action suit over in-app purchases; affected customers can now register to receive their share of the settlement.

Evernote adds two-factor authentication, other security features after hack attempt

Evernote is taking a few big steps to help users lock down their accounts, including optional two-step authentication.

Gmail will sort your email for you with new automatic labeling

Google announces a new kind of inbox for Gmail that automatically sorts messages into categories, or “tabs.”

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Google Drive gets automatic offline sync in Chrome

Google Drive users no longer have to worry about accessing their documents without an Internet connection--as long as they’re using Google’s Chrome browser

Spend wisely: $15 checks for iPhone 4 'antennagate' settlement roll in

For all the pain and suffering over the iPhone 4's somewhat minor antenna issues, anguished users are finally getting their closure in the form of $15 settlement checks.

Hands on: Twitter Music finds fresh tunes, but lacks crucial features

Twitter Music is finally here, bringing along a slick interface, excellent music discovery chops, and—alas—a very short memory.

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Microsoft adds two-factor authentication to keep accounts secure

If you're an active user of Outlook, SkyDrive, Office Web Apps, or other Microsoft services, you may want to add two-step verification for an extra layer of security.

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ABC may offer live streaming apps, but not for cord cutters

The network already offer on-demand access, but adding live streaming of shows in progress adds a new dimension to the mix.

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AT&T adds extravagant new shared-data plans, data-only options

If you want a massive mobile data plan and don't mind paying gobs of money for it, AT&T is now happy to oblige.

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Microsoft gives away three months of Office 365 to college students

To sign up for the subscription-based Office 365 University, you'll need an .edu e-mail address. The offer includes Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and OneNote, and can be installed on up to two PCs or Macs.

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YouTube could be key to Google's Spotify rival

Fortune reports that a YouTube music streaming service will launch later this year and feature some overlap with Google Play Music. But the report leaves some unanswered questions about Google's plans for the music-streaming space.

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Samsung Wallet to take on Passbook as Google dallies

Samsung plans to launch its own wallet service.

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