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Amazon's smartphone event: Join us Wednesday (live blog)
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Join CNET for coverage from Amazon’s event, which starts at 10 a.m. PT on Wednesday. Our live blog will kick off about an hour beforehand and bring you news updates, photos, and running commentary.

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BlackBerry launches BBM Protected, bringing secure IM to the enterprise crowd
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While BlackBerry has traditionally been a favorite among business users, Android and iOS have made significant inroads into the enterprise area in the past few years — bad news for a company that’s already been struggling this year. The BBM maker is…

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Popular Health Band Maker Fitbit To Develop An App For Windows Phone 8.1
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Popular health band maker Fitbit, which makes a variety of health-oriented wristbands will now be making an official app available for Windows Phone 8.1 devices. The health tracking app which took a lot time to reach the Android space surprisingly responded to its community forum users who own Windows Phone devices; announcing that it would […]

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California Whooping Cough Cases "an Epidemic"
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As reported by the San Jose Mercury News, the state of California is “in the throes of a whooping cough epidemic, state health department officials announced Friday. Dr. Ron Chapman, director of the California Department of Public Health, said 3,458 cases of whooping cough have been reported since Jan. 1 — including 800 in the […]

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Nintendo at E3: A comeback is always just a game away
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Smash Bros. will sell systems. These games will give those buyers something else to do. Nintendo LOS ANGELES—Most of the games Nintendo announced at E3 this year are due at unspecified dates in 2015. This is bad news for any Wii U owners who were hoping for a flood of games to fill the gap […]

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EU's Online Shoppers Get an Extended "Cooling Off Period"
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mrspoonsi (2955715) writes with word of a new extension to European consumer protection laws: Previously, anyone who bought a product online was allowed seven business days during which they were able to change their mind and return the product for a full refund. This ‘cooling-off period,’ during which a refund can be requested without being […]

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Nutmeg Is The Answer To Your Sad, Gif-Free Existence
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 Because I love you, I’ve interrupted my regularly scheduled Saturday morning programming to bring you this breaking news update: THERE IS A NEW APP IN THE APP STORE THAT MAKES SENDING GIFS IN TEXT MESSAGES SUPER EASY! Read More

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Google in talks to nail Virgin as ‘partner’ in satellite internet plan
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Will invest millions in JV and take stake in Galactic – report Google is reportedly in talks with Virgin Galactic for a multi-million dollar joint venture and an equity stake in the business, according to Sky News.…

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Priceline To Buy OpenTable For $2.6 Billion
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An anonymous reader sends this news from Bloomberg: Priceline Group Inc. stepped up its acquisition spree by buying OpenTable Inc. in a deal valued at $2.6 billion, adding restaurant bookings to an online travel business already spanning flights, hotels and cars. The all-cash offer of $103 per share for the popular Internet restaurant reservation company […]

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