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Early word on ResearchKit apps: So far, a success

ResearchKit apps started strong and continue to keep patients coming back, two months after the novelty has worn off.

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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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Ericsson takes patent royalty fight with Apple to European courts

Ericsson has filed three lawsuits against Apple in Europe in an ongoing dispute over patent royalties.

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Google tweak lets you order pizza, burgers, and more directly from search results

Looking for pizza delivery? Now you can start your order with Google.

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The first 10 Apple Watch games you should play

These inventive, fun, and interesting wrist-based games are worth checking out.

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More than 1 million people made video calls with Facebook Messenger in the first two days

Another sign of success for the social network that wants to be the world's de facto communications platform.

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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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As the Apple Watch goes, so does the smartwatch market

If the Apple wearable device fails, consumer sentiment towards all smartwatches could turn toxic

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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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Beats Music relaunch drama: FTC may be probing Apple's Spotify-squashing tactics

Apple is taking heat from rivals like Spotify and the government before its revamped streaming service gets off the ground.

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The Week in iPhone Cases: Dodocase's Clutch might be the sleekest iPhone sleeve yet

This week’s roundup of new iPhone cases features intriguing options for your iPhone 6—including extra power to increase your talk time, customizable cases for a truly personal experience, and fancy designs for a unique look.

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Instagram engineer delves into emoji madness

The company's engineers did painstaking work to allow users to search by emoji.

Snapchat wants to break the news of who is elected President in 2016

The photo-sharing and messaging app has launched content channels and hired a CNN vet as it gears up to become a full-blown news service by the 2016 election.