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E-book pricing spat: Hachette CEO calls on Amazon to end ‘punitive actions’

Hachette boss Michael Pietsch has put his side of the argument in the US publishing giant's ongoing spat with Amazon over e-book pricing, and calls on the e-commerce company to end "punitive actions" against its authors.

Microsoft scraps Skype for Windows Phone 7

Microsoft has announced it's scrapping Skype for Windows Phone 7. Although it says the software will become inoperable on WP7 devices "within the next few weeks," many users are already reporting that the app has stopped working.
Cool Tech

Awesome tech you can’t buy yet, for the week of August 10, 2014

Check out our roundup of the coolest crowdfunding projects and product announcements that hit the Web this week. You can't buy this stuff yet, but it sure is fun to gawk!
Car Review

2014 Toyota Highlander XLE AWD Review

2014 Toyota Highlander XLE AWD review.

Wireless carriers are pushing users to buy Galaxy phones over iPhone, says study

According to a study conducted by research firm Kantar Worldpanel, more people were recommended a Samsung device than an Apple device. More than half of people recommended a Samsung phone ended up purchasing one.
Home Theater

Amazon taps ‘Survivor’ producer to create its own ‘House of Cards’

Amazon has hired the co-creator of the reality TV shows Survivor and The Apprentice as part of an effort to "make their 'House of Cards.'" Amazon hopes that Riggs' experience could spawn a much-needed hit for its Prime Instant Video…
Social Media

Parody Twitter account accused of planting white flag on Brooklyn Bridge

Parody Twitter account Bicycle Lobby received a subpoena from the District Attorney's office in New York for a sarcastic tweet the account posted that was related to white flags being found on the Brooklyn Bridge.
Product Review

JVC GZ-R10 Review

JVC GZ-R10 review.

How to get rid of the Cryptolocker malware and decrypt your files for free

Has Cryptolocker taken hold on your computer and kept some of your files from you? Have no fear! There's a way to decrypt those documents for free now. Here's how.
Home Theater

Brit hit ‘Happy Valley’ is Netflix’s latest scoop for the US and Canada

The right kind of content can make the difference between adding or losing a subscriber, and Netflix will be hoping it can attract more users with the BBC's hit crime drama 'Happy Valley.'

Call of Duty, Assassin’s Creed, and more: Here’s all the Gamescom 2014 livestreams

This coming August 13 - 17 will bring the sixth annual Gamescom, Europe's largest video game conference and trade show. We've compiled a list of who will be showing and when.