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Uber will add panic button to its app in India

The new Panic button will let riders quickly summon the police if they're in distress.

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The Week in iPad Cases: Book-style folios from Twelve South, Portenzo, and Pad & Quill

This week’s roundup of new iPad cases includes ultra-rugged cases for outdoor use, sleeves with optional carrying straps, and... book cases!

Twitter clears up confusion on how iOS 8 made it lose users

Twitter lost 4 million users because of its own issues with iOS 8, not Apple's.

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The Week in iOS Apps: Organize your to-do list with Handle and Letterspace

This week's app roundup includes a couple of offerings that help you stay on target with your task list—plus games, a reading list manager, photo apps, and more.

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Why Tesla is poaching Apple employees

Tesla CEO Elon Musk fancies himself the Steve Jobs of electric cars.

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It's a bird, it's a plane, it's the rebirth of satellite Internet

The next thing in worldwide connectivity isn't going to be in underground cables, so much as it will be over your head. It starts with satellites.

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Amber enlists websites to help banish broken links

Like a decentralized Wayback Machine, a new tool called Amber is letting individual websites join the fight against link rot.

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You Should Play: Rearrange comic panels to help Framed's noir tale unfold

Inventive touch gameplay delivers a short and sweet narrative adventure that is perfect for iOS devices.

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Twitter's plan to boost growth: Videos, messaging, and timelines for people who don't use Twitter

Twitter is creating an experience for you, even if you don't have a Twitter account.

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FiftyThree’s Paper drops drawing tool prices to zero

Paper's extra art tools used to cost $1 a piece through in-app purchases, but now they all come with the app.

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With employee help, ID theft ring allegedly stole $700,000 in Apple gift cards

Five people have been indicted in scheme that took advantage of Apple 'instant credit' gift cards.

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Twitter makes up with Google to make tweets easily searchable

The deal means more millions more eyeballs will be on Twitter, even without new users.

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Swatch's smartwatch is coming soon, but don't expect a powerhouse

Swatch plans to have an answer when the Apple Watch arrives this April, though a full-blown wrist computer seems unlikely.