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Google Fiber hopes Webpass acquisition will bolster its high-speed internet plans

Google Fiber has agreed to acquire Webpass to boost its deployment of high-speed internet across the U.S. Google recently also unveiled plans to test beaming high-speed internet wirelessly into people's homes.
Web

US Senate denies warrantless government access to internet browsing histories

The U.S. Senate has blocked by a slim margin an amendment that would provide government agents with the freedom to access people's internet browsing histories and more without a warrant
Mobile

Unpublished code teases possible new features in upcoming Android Pay update

Android Pay is Google's mobile payment system, which turns your phone into a wallet and negates the need to pull out your credit card in stores. It's now live in the U.S. and the U.K., so here's everything you need to know about it.
Web

BitTorrent dives into Spotify’s world with on-demand streaming app BitTorrent Now

BitTorrent launched its Bundle platform in 2013 as a way to help artists distribute their work. Now the platform is being renamed as BitTorrent Now, and now offers free streaming of both video and music.
Social Media

Video slideshow app Flipagram now has 200 million creators, 4 billion daily video views

Video app Flipagram has taken to VidCon to announce that it now has 200 million creators, and that it gets 4 billion daily video views on social media. We spoke with the app's co-founder and CEO Farhad Mohit about its success, and future…
Mobile

Best app deals of the day! 6 paid iPhone apps for free for a limited time

Everyone likes free apps, but sometimes the best ones are a bit expensive. Now and then, developers put paid apps on sale for a limited time, but you have to snatch them up fast. Here are the latest and greatest apps on sale in the iOS App…
Mobile

Stayful transforms the entire hotel experience from booking to check out

Meet Stayful, a next generation app that promises to “go beyond booking and put the entire hotel experience in customers’ hands" by sending you to boutique hotels across the country.
Mobile

Pantech is back from the brink with the quirky IM-100 smartphone

Korean phone manufacturer Pantech announced the IM-100, the once-embattled company's first Android phone in 20 months. It will only be available in Pantech's home country of South Korea.
Cars

Turn your license-plate frame into a wireless, solar backup camera with Pearl

A team of ex-Apple employees have developed Pearl RearView, an intelligent backup camera that uses a smartphone and your vehicle's onboard diagnostics port (OBD) to keep both you and those around you safe from unintended impacts.
Mobile

SanDisk’s new 128GB iPhone storage case has a secret bonus feature

SanDisk has just rolled out another solution for iPhone 6/6S owners looking for a way to get more storage for their device. The iXpand Memory Case offers up to 128GB of extra space, and also features a handy optional extra.
Cool Tech

This underwater drone lets you explore the deep blue without getting wet

If you're a fan of the oceans and want to explore 100 meters down but don't actually fancy going there yourself, this underwater drone should be just the ticket.
Computing

Gloves off: Opera Software disputes Microsoft's Edge-browser claim

Dem's fightin' words! Opera Software fires back at Microsoft over the latter company's claims that the Edge browser is better on laptop battery power savings than Opera's new power-saving mode. Unlike Microsoft, Opera Software…