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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.

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Starz embraces standalone streaming with $9 per month video service

With Starz standalone streaming, yet another premium TV channel breaks free from the cable bundle

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PlayStation 4 brings Remote Play streaming to PC and Mac

PlayStation 4 Remote Play heads to laptops, with more features than the Xbox version.

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Mozilla co-founder's ad-blocking Brave browser will pay you bitcoin to see safe ads

Brave, a new browser from the co-founder of Mozilla, gets serious about replacing the web’s worst ads.

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This iPhone SE teardown is pretty much what you’d expect

iPhone SE teardown: Apple’s smaller handset combines 2016 internals with a 2012 touchscreen.

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Amazon triples its Dash Button lineup for your Slim Jim and Red Bull emergencies

Amazon Dash Buttons expand well beyond the basics with on-demand snacks, gum, and even coconut water.

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Google’s high-end Nik Collection photo software is now free, and probably dead

Grab Nik’s Photoshop plug-ins for free, but don’t expect any more updates.

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Apple Pay could help you buy stuff on the web this year

With Apple Pay for the web, typing in credit card details on your phone could soon become unnecessary.

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Google may release an iPhone keyboard with built-in search and GIFs

Google’s rumored iPhone keyboard may kick off the mobile keyboard wars.

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Apple engineers could walk away from FBI’s iPhone demands

Current and former Apple employees say they’d rather quit than build an iPhone backdoor.

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Uber Family Profiles let you foot the bill for your loved ones

Uber’s Family Profile feature keeps you in control while paying for other people’s rides.

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AliveCor’s standalone Apple Watch heart monitor is serious about health, not fitness

The AliveCor Kardia Band can detect irregular heart beats and send results straight to the doctor.

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Instagram will roll out an algorithmic feed, but promises not to ruin everything

With Instagram embracing algorithms, another social network says goodbye to reverse-chronological order.

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Mac and Windows users threatened by rampant .om domain 'typosquatting'

Typing .om instead of .com in a URL could lead to malware for Mac and Windows PCs.