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Uber snaps up mapping company deCarta

The ride-hailing service acquires deCarta to amp up its carpooling feature and the way it figures out passengers' ETAs.

4 hours ago from CNET

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4 Apps to Get All of Your Contacts in One Place

If you've got a well-organized contacts book, our hats are tipped in your direction. Keeping track of hundreds of people across dozens of sites and services is no easy task, and it seems strange ...

6 hours ago from Gizmodo

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Wireless show highlights: Eyes on Apple, Blackberry

As a major wireless show continues this week in Barcelona, Spain, Apple is highlighting the capabilities of its iPhone cameras with a gallery of photos taken by its users around the world.

9 hours ago from Phys.org

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Waze Could Be Pre-Installed In Future Android Smartphones

Waze, a very popular turn-by-turn navigation app, is already used by millions of people for the convenience that it offers. Google acquired it back in 2013 and has kept it running since then. ...

14 hours ago from Ubergizmo

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Google Street View goes off-road to let you explore Amazon rainforest, scuba dive off Galapagos Islands and travel Canadian Arctic on a dog sled

You can walk down a street in Tokyo, scuba dive in the Galapagos Islands and even travel on a dog sled in the Canadian Arctic all from the comfort of your sofa, thanks to Google's Street View. ...

Mon 2 Mar 15 from The Independent

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New Android Lollipop Phones Lose Default Disk Encryption

Encryption has been a feature of Android since 2011, though it's never been turned on by default. That was supposed to change with Android 5.0 Lollipop, as Google said in no uncertain terms ...

16 hours ago from HotHardware

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Dating app Tinder launches premium subscription plan

Tinder, the popular dating app which allows smartphone users to find a partner by swiping on a picture, launched a premium, paid subscription version of the service Monday.

Mon 2 Mar 15 from Phys.org

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'Avengers'-style 'Community' trailer sends Greendale into the Yahoo age

"Community" is coming back for a sixth season thanks to Yahoo, and a new trailer builds the hype for what looks to be the triumphant return of Greendale's most prominent study group.

8 hours ago from CNET

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Clinton used personal email account as Secretary of State

Hillary Rodham Clinton used a personal email account during her time as secretary of state, rather than a government-issued email address.

16 hours ago from Phys.org

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Isis wages war Twitter: Militants threaten to behead employees for deleting accounts

Isis supporters have called on jihadists around the world to murder Twitter employees because of the social network's crackdown on extremist accounts.

24 hours ago from The Independent

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