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The Roku Premiere+ is down to its lowest price ever

This price drop comes right on the heels of Roku announcing entirely new product lineups!<p>The Roku Premiere+ media streaming device is down to $78.22 …

Kick off the weekend with 31 temporarily free and 16 on-sale apps

Article Contents<p>1 Free<p>1.1 Apps<br>• 1.2 Games<br>• 1.3 Icon packs & customization<p>2 Sale<p>2.1 Apps<br>• 2.2 Games<br>• 2.3 Icon packs & customization<p>Welcome to the first Friday …

One Night, the boutique last-minute hotel app, is expanding internationally to London

One Night, the last-minute booking app for boutique hotels, is expanding internationally — starting today with London.<p>One Night was created by Standard International, which is the parent company of Standard Hotels. Originally the company launched an app called One Night Standard, which was a way to …

Hospitality
Android News

'The View' sees big changes: Jenny and Sherri are out

Barbara Walters' celebratory departure from ABC's <i>The View</i> last month has paved the way for a total reset of the 17-year-old talk show's panel of gabby women.<p>Sherri Shepherd is exiting after a seven-year run, failing to reach terms on a new contract, and Jenny McCarthy has been fired after a single …

'Moto X + 1' = Motorola's next Android phone?

Here come the Moto X successor leaks. Early word from the rumor mill is that Motorola is taking some inspiration from algebra for its next flagship.<p>The kids, they just love the algebra these days. At least that's what the marketing folks at Motorola seem to be thinking if the latest from online …

Mobile Technology

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Sneak peek from “The Indecision Amalgamation” which will air Thursday, April 3rd. http://t.co/tmqskRnuuK

Shared.Com Takes On Mega, Dropbox With 100GB Of Free Storage Space

Share Media is a four-person, bootstrapped company that aims to take on Kim Dotcom. Their service, basically a way to drag and drop files and instantly share them with others, offers 100GB free with a file size limit of 2GB. As of this writing Kim Dotcom’s Mega has an upward limit of 50GB of …

Nexus 7 Trade-Ins Suggest Lots Of Upgraders To New Model, Little To No Interest From The iPad Crowd

The new Google Nexus 7 is a big improvement over the original with a bunch of additions like LTE and a super high-resolution display – the best in tablets, in fact. And that’s driving a lot of first generation device owners to trade in their old Nexus 7, according to gadget buy-back site Gazelle. …

Google Now finally comes to desktop Chrome browser

Google's quest to bring Google Now over to its desktop Chrome browser has been years in the making, but today it's finally official. The latest version of Chrome will display many Google Now cards you'd normally see on your Android or iOS smartphone, including weather, sports scores, event …

The story behind Sir Stuffington, the internet's favorite one-eyed pirate cat

Looking for news you can trust?<br>Subscribe to our free newsletters.<p>"Every person can make a difference; all you have to do is stop and pick up a stray …

Android 4.4.1 rolling out to the Nexus 5, download link available

Earlier today we reported that Android 4.4.1 would be rolling out to the Nexus 5 over the next few days. Well, that was a quick wait: the rollout has now officially begun begun!<p>As expected, the update primarily focuses on improving the camera experience through a refreshed camera app that will …

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Why aren’t Amazon and Hulu shows playing on Netflix’s level?

Advertisement<p>5 Comments<p>When Netflix (s NFLX) made television history this summer with its nine Emmy nominations for <i>House of Cards</i>, there was a lot of …

Activists say they have found way round Chinese internet censorship

Campaigners create 'mirror sites' to circumvent controls after Reuters and Wall Street journal websites are blocked<p>Cyber-activists have retaliated against Chinese authorities' censorship of foreign media websites by exposing an apparent weakness in the country's vast internet control …

Google and Microsoft agree steps to block abuse images

<b>Leading search engine companies Google and Microsoft have agreed measures to make it harder to find child abuse images online.</b><p>As many as 100,000 search terms will now return no results that find illegal material, and will trigger warnings that child abuse imagery is illegal.<p>PM David Cameron has …

Downing Street

Call of Duty - Activision Launches New Call of Duty: Ghosts App Providing Users with Second Screen and Clan Editing

<i>Call of Duty</i> is a new companion app from Activision that released alongside the latest title in the series, <i>Call of Duty: Ghosts</i>. It provides special …

New 14-foot 'sea serpent' found in Southern California

For the second time in less than a week, a 'sea serpent' attracted gawkers on a Southern California beach.<p>This time the rare, snakelike oarfish washed up Friday afternoon in Oceanside.<p>U-T San Diego reported that it measured nearly 14 feet long and attracted a crowd of up to 75 people.<p>Oceanside …

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Get up, get your news and get on with your day. Tune in every weekday morning for Morning Express with Robin Meade on HLN from 6am-11am ET.<p>Get up, …

Putin's Leadership On Syria Could Increase Attention On His Country's LGBT Issues

Russian President Vladimir Putin is writing about international norms and equality now, with his sights on Syria. In the run-up to the Olympics — and with those words in mind — attention will soon turn back to his own country's anti-LGBT laws and environment.<p>WASHINGTON — The current focus on …

U.S. moves closer to military action against Syria

WASHINGTON – The Obama administration moved closer to military action against Syria on Monday as Secretary of State John Kerry said the government of Bashar Assad used chemical weapons against its own people and cynically tried to cover it up.<p>The White House started reaching out to congressional …

Middle East

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Amazon Has Reportedly Tested A Wireless Network in Cupertino

Bloomberg is reporting that Amazon has tested a wireless network in rival Apple’s hometown of Cupertino, California.<p>According to the report, Amazon tapped satellite phone company Globalstar for the test. Globalstar is currently in the process of working with the FCC to have its mobile satellite …