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Lenovo to integrate Amazon Alexa into Moto smartphones

Lenovo is working with Amazon to put the Alexa voice assistant in more Moto smartphones, and in the process, looking to depose Google Assistant.

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Note to self: Stop taking notes!

Artificial intelligence makes scribbling or typing notes and reminders obsolete. Talk and the notes just happen.

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Apple Music just released an album made on an iPhone

Steve Lacy just released a new album project through Apple Music – and the entire project was recorded on an iPhone and edited using GarageBand.

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Microsoft seeks Indian customers with exclusive Skype Lite app

There’s a growing population of Skype users in India, and Microsoft wants to capitalize on that with the launch of Skype Lite, a new app that’s designed to be more useful in that market.

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Google Docs on Android has an interesting hidden option

If you use Docs but deal with Microsoft Office formats at least some of the time, you'll want to know about this inconspicuous little setting.

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Capriza launches a suite of universal micro apps

Monster steak or varied buffet? If you prefer the latter, Capriza’s new offerings will please you.

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Facing sexism charges, Uber says Eric Holder will investigate

Uber Technologies scrambled to counter the sexism charges raised by a former employee, and said it would appoint former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder to the panel that would investigate allegations that the company mishandled an...

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The problem with Apple's 'original' programming

Apple is trying to take on Netflix and Amazon, but its shows leave a lot to be desired.

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Uber orders probe into employee's charge of sexual harassment

Uber ordered an urgent investigation after a former engineer triggered an uproar on social media, alleging sexual harassment, politics and discrimination at the ride-hailing company.

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I went on an Android app diet, and I've never felt better

I'm not sure how to tell you this, buddy, but you're starting to look a little bloated.

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Google lets users get social with Maps

Google is moving to make Maps more than just about getting to your destination. Maps is getting social.

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Get ready to grab your Google I/O tickets

If you're hoping to attend Google I/O in May, you can apply for tickets to the annual developer conference Feb. 22-27.

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Google's myriad messaging apps: Which are best for you?

With 11 overlapping apps and services to choose from, Google's communication offerings can be overwhelming. Here's how to understand the options and choose the best ones for you.

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BlackBerry offers secure mobile communications platform for developers

BlackBerry announced a new line of business to provide developers with a secure, cloud-based, mobile communications platform for texting, voice, video and file sharing.

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Outlook for iOS speeds up work with third-party add ins

Users of Microsoft's Outlook app for iPhone and iPad can now get work done quicker using third-party integrations.

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WhatsApp reduces spam, despite end-to-end encryption

Since last April, the messenger app has been successfully fighting spam abuse, even as it’s being using end-to-end encryption.

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The unlikely company behind Android's most improved app

Well, tickle my tootsies and call me Mildred. Could this be for real?

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8 useful Google apps you probably aren't using

These easily overlooked Android apps are all made by Google -- and they're all worth your while.

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