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Jay Z tries to grow Tidal with a desktop app

Students can also get a discount on the paid music streaming service

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How marketers can seize the mobile moment

If you think responsive Web design meets your customers' needs, you better think again (and think fast). Mobile users are on the move and want answers quickly. Treating mobility like an extension of your Web presence won’t cut it.

Chipmakers giving home networks a gigabit boost

Broadcom, Marvell and Qualcomm are working on new chipsets.

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Ford to roll out Blackberry OS-based entertainment systems this summer

Ford announced that it will begin rolling out its all-new Sync 3 communications and entertainment system, which is based on Blackberry's QNX OS, with the 2016 Escape and Fiesta.

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Java: The once and future king of Internet programming

Would you believe that Java is poised to dominate the next explosion of the Internet? Built for embedded computing and streamlined for real-time applications, here's why Java is the language for IoT.

Google-backed Magic Leap opens up to third-party developers

The company's SDK works with the Unreal and Unity game engines

Pinterest turns its feed into a store with 'buyable pins'

iPhone and iPad users will be able to buy items on Pinterest starting later this month

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How MU-MIMO Wi-Fi works to improve the speed and capacity of home networks

Multi-user MIMO promises to deliver a significant upgrade in wireless-networking performance. Here’s why everyone’s so excited.

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The best apps to secure or find your lost or stolen Android phone

Google, Samsung, Lookout, and others give you the tools to keep your device and data from getting into the wrong hands.

Leaked Microsoft WiFi service could bring expanded hotspot coverage, Office 365 tie-ins

A new website indicates a spin-off from Skype Wi-Fi, unifying multiple providers' hotspots around a single login.

BQ announces second Ubuntu phone and plans to build PC-smartphone combo

The Aquaris E5 HD Ubuntu Edition will cost $220 when it starts shipping in Europe later this month.

Disconnect files EU antitrust complaint against Google after app ban

Google called the complaint baseless and said Disconnect's app simply violates its app store rules

Faster Wi-Fi coming soon to a device near you

Qualcomm's QCA9994 and QCA9984 Wi-Fi chips tap into the higher 160MHz spectrum

How you might get food delivered through Pinterest

Pinterest's platform could let third-party apps integrate delivery services into its site

Report: Microsoft acquires startup behind Wunderlist to-do app

6Wunderkinder, the makers of Wunderlist, was sold for between $100 and 200 million

BlackBerry settlement allows Typo keyboards for iPads, not iPhones

Typo is banned from selling keyboards for devices with screen sizes smaller than 7.9 inches

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Using Android Pay: 5 things you need to know

Google's new mobile payments system isn't too complicated. If anything, it's essentially an updated version of Google Wallet.

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Wearable security: Two-factor authentication apps for Apple Watch

Early extensions of iPhone apps for varying forms of authentication find a useful home as Watch apps.

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Intel works to end 'lost' data center devices

Embedding RFID into chipsets would make the technology near-universal.

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