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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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Samsung smart cameras with built-in Wi-Fi now available

Two cameras introduced by Samsung at International CES 2013 are now available, and offer built-in Wi-Fi and easy sharing through a variety of services.

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Samsung phones unaffected as Apple patent case drags on

A judge has denied Apple's request for a permanent injunction on 26 Samsung phones that were the focus of the patent lawsuit

Apple, Microsoft spar over fees for SkyDrive iOS app

Apple has blocked updates to the app ever since Microsoft introduced the ability to purchase storage without giving Apple a 30 percent cut of the revenue

Text messaging turns 20, but don't call it ready for retirement

At the ripe old age of 20, text messaging is still a popular way to communicate, but there are signs that its best days are behind it.

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