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Google results will now show 3 in-depth articles – topics include censorship and Legos

Google(s goog) users, get ready to discover something new when you search for certain topics — three “in-depth” articles will appear from sources …

Twitter adds two-step verification to iOS and Android apps with latest update

After Twitter finally offered its users a more secure way to log into their accounts on the web, the social network has updated its iOS and Android apps today to make using two-step verification easier. The security mechanism requires two different passwords for a user to log in: both a traditional …

Google patent allows you to launch apps using pattern unlock

Exhibiting good security practices is important when it comes to keeping your Android device safe from intruders. Unfortunately, using certain security methods can also require a bit of sacrifice on the user’s end, as is the case with pattern lock.<p>Pattern lock might be an easy way to secure your …

Never lose your keys again with HTC Fetch

How many times did you wish you could just call your keys or wallet the way you would when you misplaced your phone? Well, you can do just that with HTC Fetch, a little Bluetooth-enabled tag that just went up for preorder on the site of UK-based retailer Clove.<p>So, how does the aptly named Fetch …

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With Shine, Misfit Says It Has Made a Wearable You’ll Actually Want to Wear

This week, a small, round, metal device will go on sale in the Apple Store. It has little lights on it. You snap it into a wristband or necklace, or …

Wearable Tech

Yelp Will Add The Ability To Book Home Services Online With ReachLocal

If you’re looking to find home services ranging from movers to interior designers, you’ll be able to do it all on Yelp by the end of the year. The popular review site will be adding a new option to book services online through a partnership with online marketing company ReachLocal.<p>ReachLocal …

Twitter CEO: Vine growing 'as well as we could have hoped'

Reports of Vine stagnating after the launch of Instagram video may be closer to fiction than fact if new statements from Twitter CEO Dick Costolo are any indication.<p>In a Twitter documentary airing Wednesday night, the information network chief told CNBC journalist Carl Quintanilla that the 6-second …

Vidcon 2013: What this year says about what’s happening on YouTube

Vidcon, the annual celebration of online video creators founded by Hank and John Green, wrapped up its fourth year this past weekend. Some big …

If you want to make money from apps, forget about the app store

VisionMobile<p>Considering the number of free apps that clutter the world’s many app stores and the pittance paid by mobile advertising networks to app developers, it was only natural that app makers would find other ways to make money from creating mobile software. A recent report by VisionMobile, a …

Twelve South HiRise for iPhone gives iOS devices an adjustable perch

There's an abundance of iOS device docks, but many aren't well-suited to deskside use when they sit too low and limit use of the audio jack. Twelve South's new HiRise for iPhone bucks that trend. The stand raises smaller iOS devices closer to eye level, where they're well-positioned for video chats …

Google Glass to see policy questions

Wide-eyed fascination induced by Google Glass is about to smack into a real wall of policy implications — from the doctor’s office to the driver’s seat.<p>The wearable computer, subject of media interest and a strategic public relations push, has Congress swooning even as it triggers trepidation …