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Tech giants increase offer to $415 million to settle no-poaching case

The judge will decide during a March hearing whether to approve the settlement.

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You Should Play: Sunburn has you round up friends in space, and then plunge everyone into a star

Group sacrifice is a noble fate in this lovably bleak oddball gem.

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The best defenses against Verizon's invasive, already-being-abused web tracking

There are several tools that can block third-party advertising companies from zeroing in on your Web browsing.

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The Week in iPhone Cases: Wireless charging, radiation shields, and lots of storage

This week’s roundup of new iPhone cases brings you a variety of protective options—from cool alternatives for the wallet-weary smartphone user, to gadgety cases designed for those who like to explore the latest trends.

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How and why you should use a VPN to protect your data's final mile

Virtual private networks (VPNs for hire) are cheap and very easy to use on your Mac, iPhone, and iPad.

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The Week in iOS Apps: The Princess Bride becomes a game

As you wish: The Princess Bride is now an interactive game on the iPhone and iPad. Plus apps for news, getting organized, and more

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B of A boosts Apple Pay with 1.1 million cards enrolled

Bank of America's 800,000 Apple Pay users are a drop in the bucket, but a positive sign for the new service.

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Peerio hands-on: This secure messaging suite packs dead simple end-to-end encryption

The creator of Cryptocat and miniLock is back with yet another encryption tool .

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Wakie for iOS wants you to ditch the alarm clock and wake up with strangers

An app that has a stranger wake you up anonymously with a phone call? Yeah, no thanks.

App Invasion: Wakie for iOS is the most awkward alarm clock ever

Wakie wants you to ditch the alarm clock and wake up to a phone call from a stranger.

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Google updates Translate, launches Classroom for iOS

Google Translate now uses your iPhone's camera to translate text in real time, and also helps you with your conversational skills.

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Apple and Ericsson sue each other in LTE patent royalty spat

Apple products infringe on Ericsson patents now the license agreement has expired, Ericsson said.

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Apple brings back 2TB Mac mini option

Even better, the Mac mini's 2TB storage option is a single Fusion Drive, rather than a pair of traditional hard drives.

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Facebook at Work wants to get all up in your business

A version of Facebook for inter-office communication holds promise, but it's still in testing and there's no business model yet.