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Promise and peril in an ultra-connected world

(AP)—We're in the beginning of a world in which everything is connected to the Internet and with one another, while powerful yet relatively cheap computers analyze all that data for ways to improve lives.

Mar 02, 2014
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Review: Microsoft wants you to fire Siri

Watch out, Siri. Someone wants your job. Since it debuted on the iPhone 4S three years ago, Apple's Siri technology has been synonymous with the concept of a virtual personal assistant. But now comes Cortana, ...

Jun 12, 2014
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Difficulty makes Candy Crush so addictive

It's been said that in a city, you're never more than two metres away from a rat. But it seems more likely that you're never more than two metres from someone playing the puzzle game Candy Crush Saga. ...

Mar 13, 2014
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Software analyzes apps for malicious behavior

Last year at the end of July the Russian software company "Doctor Web" detected several malicious apps in the app store "Google Play". Downloaded on a smartphone, the malware installed—without the permission ...

Mar 07, 2014
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App to save motorists from parking fines

A smartphone app developed with support from The University of Queensland's ilab start-up accelerator is set to save motorists hundreds of dollars in parking fines.

May 09, 2014
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Student scratches out an idea for app

Tired of buying scratch lottery tickets, only to come up empty handed? Chris Lange is confident his latest app will give you the "best bang for your buck" next time you get lotto fever.

Sep 26, 2014
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