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Walmart puts more focus on distribution to compete online with Amazon

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Report: New Apple TV set-top box is expected for first half of 2014


Man shares his own wanted picture on Facebook, arrested shortly after

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Netflix may transition to three pricing tiers for streaming video soon

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Las Vegas casinos warm up to Bitcoin payments for hotel stays

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Jackery Leaf charging case can double your iPhone 5S battery life

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U.S. households love Netflix while HBO and Showtime are on the decline

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Paramount is the first major studio to abandon film for digital-only releases

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Amazon patented an anticipatory shipping system that predicts orders

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Google’s Chrome for Mobile update may reduce data usage by 50 percent

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Woman loses $300,000 in Christian Mingle online dating scam

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California driver ticketed for wearing Google Glass found not guilty

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Google developing smart contact lens that monitors blood sugar levels

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Chicago joins New York, bans indoor e-cigarette vaping

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Helmet cameras will be rolled out for Arena Football League players

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MeMINI is a wearable camera that captures life’s important moments

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Chicago Sun-Times to test paywall that accepts Bitcoin, tweets

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Man dies after falling into freezing river trying to retrieve mobile phone

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Florida man shot, killed in movie theater because he was texting

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United States Supreme Court to hear the Aereo vs. Broadcasters case

Bitcoins racks up $130,000 in sales on first day of accepting Bitcoin

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Barnes & Noble digital division plummeting due to poor Nook sales

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Caller ID will launch on the Fitbit Force during February

LG Chromebase front

LG announces Chromebase, an All-in-One PC using Google’s Chrome OS

Looking to capitalize on Google Chrome OS, LG plans to launch an All-in-One PC called the Chromebase that offers a 21.5-inch IPS monitor at 1080p resolution.
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Digital music sales decline for the first time since the iTunes Store opened

Digital music sales are no longer increasing year over year and many analysts are looking at services like Spotify and Pandora as the reason why.
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Ice cream truck to replace loud music with mobile text messages

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Motorola’s flagship Moto X drops to $400 without contract

Motorola has cut the unlocked price on the Moto X by 20 percent in order to compete more effectively against the Nexus 5.
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4.6 million Snapchat usernames and phone numbers leaked online

Potentially cause for alarm if you are a Snapchat user, a huge collection of usernames and phone numbers has been published on the Web due to an exploit.

Expiring Soon: These films will vanish from Netflix on New Year’s Day

Be sure to check out this collection of movies and television shows on Netflix Instant before the expiring content is removed at the start of the new year.
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Teenager doesn’t get an iPhone for Christmas, pulls knife on dad

A Massachusetts teenager got locked up on Christmas after pulling a weapon on his family when he didn't receive the gift that he really wanted.
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Streaming Smackdown: Google Chromecast vs. Roku 3 vs. Apple TV

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New York City extends indoor smoking ban to include e-cigarettes

Definitely a nuisance to anyone in NYC that's attempting to quit smoking by using an e-cigarette, smoking those devices indoors is no longer an option.

Vine users will get vanity URLs starting on December 20


Delta preemptively bans cellular and internet based in-flight calls

Atlanta based Delta Airlines has announced that the company will not allow passengers to place voice calls when on a flight.