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Amazon wants your photos: Family Vault will be a pix-sharing perk for Prime users

Amazon's latest Prime perk lets the whole family pool their photos into a single, shared online storage space. And if you buy more stuff along the way, Amazon won't mind.


Cheap airfares: Google Flights helps you snag the best by predicting price changes

Cheap airfares: Everyone wants them, and Google Flights will help by telling you when prices are expected to go up—or down.

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Big Black Friday prize: Virtual reality gaming systems?

A fresh infusion of virtual reality gaming systems such as Sony PlayStation VR could make these hot Black Friday 2016 shopping items, but don't expect to get off too easy on prices.

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Google News battles era of spin with fact check label

Google News is cutting through noise and spin with a new "Fact Check" tag.

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Apple Music and Spotify add unofficial DJ remixes to be more like SoundCloud

The streaming services have partnered with Dubset, a rights management company focused on unofficial remixes.


Halloween is coming! Stream these gems to get an early start on your monster mash

Here’s a fine collection of chilling monster and ghost movie recommendations, as well as a few favorites for the non-witching hour.

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How Apple plans to make iCloud, Siri, and iTunes better

Apple wants to move its cloud services teams under one roof as a bet on the future of the company.

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Spotify ads slipped malware onto PCs and Macs

Ads played to Spotify listeners tried to install malware on PCs and Macs.

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Toyota's cute Kirobo Mini robot will chat with you

Driving can sometimes be a solitary affair, heading from place to place with only the road and radio for company, but that could change with Toyota's Kirobo Mini robot.


Designing your business for the 21st century

“Most companies are simply not designed to survive. They become successful on the basis of one big idea or breakthrough product,” says CEO Mike Walsh of Tomorrow, a global consultancy that helps design 21st century businesses. The...


Venture funding in the cloud: It's back!

After years of overzealous spending, the venture capital market seems to be coming back to reality. Network World's Brandon Butler sits down with General Catalyst Venture Partner David Orfao to discuss the state of VC funding in the...


OneDrive's file placeholders will return to Windows 10 as On-Demand Sync

Windows 10 users are getting OneDrive placeholders with a new name: On-Demand Sync.


Clear skies: Starting up in the cloud

The infrastructure cloud computing world is dominated by vendors like Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud, so is there room for startups? ClearSky Data in Boston thinks so. The company launched in 20 14 and helps...

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Microsoft to connect Renault-Nissan self-driving cars through Azure cloud

Microsoft has signed a deal to work with Renault-Nissan to create a new vehicle communications platform via the Azure cloud.

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Plex Cloud lets you say goodbye to your always-on home media server

Plex Cloud relies on Amazon's Web Services to stream your media, rather than a constantly connected PC sitting in your home.

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Following Pandora, iHeartRadio reveals new premium radio and on-demand music streaming

iHeartRadio is going head-to-head with Spotify but hopes its expertise in Internet radio will give it an edge.

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Dell plans to move VR content creation to the cloud

Dell wants to prove that you don't need a high-end GPU in your computer to create content for virtual reality headsets.

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Mobile apps still have long way to go in state governments

A new survey released this week reveals that while a little more than half of state CIOs surveyed consider mobile devices and apps an essential or high priority, relatively few state government apps are mobile ready or are being used...

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