PayPal to separate from eBay in 2015

The mobile payment service PayPal is splitting from eBay and will become a separate and publicly traded company next year.

1 hours ago from Phys.org

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Google and Adobe bring Photoshop to Chrome OS

Google has announced a partnership with Adobe to bring its Creative Cloud services to the Chrome OS platform. The first product available will be popular image editing software Photoshop, with ...

18 hours ago from Gizmag

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Apple's bash update arrives

Featured | Written by: Stephen Withers | Published in: SecurityGood things come to those who wait: Apple has released an updated version of the bash shell software for OS X.

11 hours ago from iTWire

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Hong Kong democracy protesters flock to new messaging app

A social messaging app that allows users to contact each other even if a mobile phone network is overloaded or switched off has become a hit among tens of thousands of Hong Kong protesters.

3 hours ago from Phys.org

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HP announces $199 Windows laptop, $99 tablet for holiday season

HP isn't going to sit back and let Chromebooks dominate the low cost PC market, today launching a set of very competitively priced Windows 8.1 products that will go on sale this holiday ...

33 minutes ago from Techspot

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EU says Ireland grants Apple illegal tax benefits

The European Union's competition watchdog says tax rebates that Ireland granted iPhone maker Apple appear to amount to illegal state aid and may have to be recouped.

3 hours ago from Phys.org

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The Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon Sequel Is Debuting on Netflix

It's no secret that Netflix has flirted with the idea of footing the bill for "big" movie releases in the past, but now we're finally seeing what that actually means. Next August, ...

2 minutes ago from Gizmodo

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Basis unveils its first fitness tracker since getting acquired by Intel

You probably mainly think of Intel as the company trying to make 2-in-1s happen, but lately it's been dabbling in fitness, too. It all started when the chip maker acquired Basis, the creator ...

3 hours ago from Engadget

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NREL software tool a boon for wind industry

Wind energy is blowing away skeptics—it's so close to achieving cost parity with fossil fuels that just a little extra efficiency is all that is likely needed to push it into the mainstream ...

3 hours ago from Phys.org

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Google's Modular Phone Will Let You Swap Hardware While It Runs

Google's plan to create a cheap and versatile modular smartphone, known as Ara, has garnered interest from more than just the humble consumer . Now, it's been revealed that you'll be able ...

5 hours ago from Gizmodo

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