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Apple Pay wins over more banks, still seeking retailers

Apple now supports the cards that account for 90 percent of all U.S. credit card transactions. But will more people start using the new payment solution?

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From ebola to Flappy Bird: These are the most popular Google Searches of 2014

Google's top trending searches for 2014 are out and the top searches for gamers might surprise you.

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How Fancred is challenging Facebook for your sports fandom

With a revamped profile and gamification, the sports-focused social network aims to undercut its major-league rivals.

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The Week in Mac Apps: Flying contraptions, exercising muscles, and disk alarms

In this week’s roundup of new Mac apps, you’ll find software that tells you when your disk is full, a great tool for exercising with scientific precision, and a game where putting together your own flying machines is almost as fun as smashing them to bits.

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Voyce, the sensor-packed wellness wearable for dogs, will ship in February for $300

Better late than never, the long-overdue health and activity tracker promises to deliver canine wellness data that not even your vet can record.

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Why yes, that is an Apple Studio Display on my desk

Apple's first flatscreen still makes a great little secondary monitor, and you can get one for a song on Ebay.

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The Week in iPad Cases: Removable keyboards, leather folios, and more

This week’s roundup of new iPad cases brings you animal-inspired cartoonish designs, a selection of keyboards, and sturdy all-around protective cases perfect for everyday use.

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T-Mobile teases 'Uncarrier' reveal as supercharged LTE goes live in New York

The company flipped on its Wideband LTE in New York City, boosting download speeds up to 50 percent.

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Carpooling, a European ride-share service, rolls in to America

The app lets people request rides for trips longer than your typical Uber or Lyft.

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Apple, Xiaomi win big as Samsung's smartphone struggles continue

A showdown between Samsung and Chinese will spur on better smartphone designs going forward

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Sharing the misery: 2014 was a rough year for Uber, Airbnb, and on-demand apps

Legal battles, labor scuffles, and dirty business tactics were on the rise this year as start-ups moved from sharing resources to on-demand everything.

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Apple-1 sold by Steve Jobs fetches $365,000 at auction

The computer is the last remaining unit to be sold by Jobs out of his family’s garage—and it still works.

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YouTube quietly rolls out a native GIF creation tool

Want to make GIFs, but you can't be bothered to use a photo editor or some of the other online tools? Try YouTube's ridiculously easy method.