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Twitter cofounder Biz Stone on Jelly’s spectacular failure and the yet-to-be-determined success of Super

At a SXSW session, Biz Stone explains why Jelly failed and how its demise made room for his next app, Super.

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Recap: All our Apple Watch and MacBook stories in one place

Catching up on Apple's big week? We wrote plenty of stories about the MacBook, the Apple Watch, ResearchKit, iOS 8.2, and HBO Now.

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Twitter buys Periscope as its livestreaming response to Meerkat

Twitter and Periscope confirm that the livestreaming video app is now part of the Twitter flock. Periscope is reportedly similar to Meerkat, a competing video streaming startup that's making waves.

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MacBook makes a case for wireless docking -- but too soon

The single-port laptop could have used some wire-free tools that haven't hit the mainstream yet

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Apple updates developer guidelines for medical research apps

The move comes after the company unveiled a developer framework to create apps for medical research

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Al Gore challenges SXSW to focus online activism on climate change

Gore urged the tech-minded folks who attend South by Southwest Interactive to wage an Internet campaign for climate change, just like they did for net neutrality and SOPA.

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The latest Apple car 'evidence': Building permits and a mysterious company

Public records and inside sources hint at a mysterious shell company operating in Apple's midst, with facilities geared for automotive research.

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Google Chrome beta brings push notifications to your browser

They aren't ready for the stable version yet, but website push notifications to your desktop are one step closer to being done.

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Microsoft's Cortana digital assistant may come to iOS and Android as a standalone app

Microsoft will continue its cross-platform push by bringing Cortana to Android and iOS devices, a new report says.

on pcworld.com

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Google error leaks owner personal info for nearly 300,000 websites

The leak of the information could help phishing campaigns.

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Steve Jobs biography describes his disdain for TVs

The former Apple CEO didn't like television and didn't foresee its integration with mobile devices.

Reality check: Apple Watch vs. Pebble Time (vs. no smartwatch at all)

We compare the Apple Watch and the Pebble Time on features like screen quality, battery life, functionality, and price. Both work with iOS, but that's just about all they have in common.

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Mac 911: Why is my Mac full of a million tiny files?

Or 1.3 million tiny files, to be slightly more exact.

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Austin declared a drone-free zone during SXSW

Folks don't like drones in Texas, local police chief warns.