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Apple iPhone 6 finally cleared for launch in China

Apple has finally been granted regulatory approval by the Chinese government to sell the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus.

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Hong Kong's young protesters use tech tactics

Armed with top-of-the-line phones on some of the world's fastest mobile networks, Hong Kong's young protesters are able to organize themselves at a lightning pace older generations of activists could have only dreamed of.

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China censors Hong Kong protests

News articles, social media posts and images about Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests are being heavily censored behind China notorious firewall.

Chinese state-run news outlets have largely ignored the pro-democracy protests except for the same Xinhu...

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New hack threatens payment cards at Albertsons

Hackers tried to get payment card information using malware in Albertsons supermarkets and other stores, the company announced Monday.

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How iPhone apps could affect your insurance

The life insurance industry may have a new tool to help determine rates for customers: the iPhone.

As part of Apple's new mobile operating system, developers can build apps that measure things like heart rate, sleep, weight and blood pressure. If user...

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PayPal now lets shops accept Bitcoin

PayPal, meet Bitcoin.

This week, the payment processing company PayPal took its first venture into the world of all-digital money.

Merchants that work with eBay's PayPal can now easily start accepting payments from customers that use Bitcoin, an indep...

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REUTERS/Eduard Korniyenko

Hello Ello (Peace out, Facebook!)

Say hello to Ello, the ad-free social network capitalizing on the perception that it's the "anti-Facebook."

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Apple fixes software bug in iPhone 6

Apple has released a revised version of its new iOS operating system to fix the bugs that have been plaguing some iPhone 6 users.

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Under Steve Ballmer, LA Clippers bench the iPads

Coming soon to the LA Clippers' front office: Microsoft Office, courtesy of Steve Ballmer.

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FBI worried about Apple, Google privacy efforts

Apple and Google have won praise from privacy proponents for efforts to encrypt their latest smartphones in a way that would prevent law enforcement from accessing certain private data. The FBI, not so much.

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