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Google made failed bid for Spotify: report

As of 07/23/2014 8:47 PM
NEW YORK -- Internet titan Google tried last year to buy streaming music service Spotify but backed off for reasons including a whopping price tag, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday. Full article

Apple gets smartwatch patent

As of 07/23/2014 8:42 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- A US patent made public on Tuesday bolstered rumors that Apple has designs on a smartwatch. Full article

Google to speed up web with new image format

As of 07/22/2014 5:50 PM
Google has developed a new kind of image format that promises to shrink the size of web photos and graphic files down by about 35 percent. Full article

Facebook lets users save links, content

As of 07/22/2014 5:44 PM
For Facebook users, reading updates on the news feed can be tiring and overwhelming, especially when there's a lot to catch up on. Full article

Beauty apps show 'before and after,' glamorize selfies

As of 07/22/2014 11:34 AM
Women looking to enhance their image but wary of spending money on expensive cosmetics can take the guesswork out of finding a new look, or improving selfies, with the latest beauty apps. Full article

Facebook lets users squirrel items away

As of 07/22/2014 11:31 AM
Facebook on Monday began letting people squirrel away online tidbits such as links to chew on more thoroughly later. Full article

Stats don't lie: Shakira most 'liked' pop star on Facebook

As of 07/21/2014 11:18 AM
Colombian pop star Shakira has become the first person to reach more than 100 million fans on Facebook, becoming the most "liked" celebrity on the social network in the process. Full article

Lenovo partners with Forever 21, eyes youth market

As of 07/20/2014 4:26 PM
Tech giant Lenovo has partnered with global fashion brand Forever 21 as it launched on Saturday its new A8-50 tablet and S850 smartphone under its PC Plus lineup. Full article

Airbnb remodels online home

As of 07/20/2014 1:17 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- Online lodgings listings service Airbnb took the wraps off a major remodel of its online home complete with a new logo. Full article

Amazon launches unlimited e-book subscription plan

As of 07/19/2014 3:35 PM
US online giant Amazon unveiled a Netflix-style subscription plan Friday for unlimited access to e-books, a move which could shake up the world of publishing. Full article