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AT&T adds more data and tethering to top prepaid plan

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AT&T is making its off-contract GoPhone plans a little more competitive as T-Mobile continues its aggressive tactics to win over customers in that market.

3D-printed cast concept uses ultrasound to heal broken bones

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Victoria University of Wellington graduate Jake Evill created the Cortex cast, a concept to replace traditional plaster casts while offering the added benefits of being lightweight and odor-free. Now, the Osteoid cast, takes things a step further by adding an ultrasound device meant to speed up the healing process.

Nokia suspends Lumia 2520 tablet sales due to electric shock risk

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Nokia has suspended sales of its Lumia 2520 tablet in the UK, Austria, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Russia, and Switzerland after discovering a fault with its charger. Around 30,000 users are affected.

Windows Phone 8.1 now available to download

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After 18 months without updates on Windows Phone 8, Microsoft has released the new 8.1 update. This update features things like the Cortana digital assistant, a new notification center, and skinned Tiles for the Start Screen.

Samsung's Galaxy S5 smartphone goes on sale today around the world

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The latest flagship phone by the Korean phonemaker Samsung, the Galaxy S5, goes on sale worldwide, including the United States, Europe, and much of Asia.

Why Heartbleed is the most dangerous security flaw on the web

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On Monday afternoon, a bug named Heartbleed was announced. This flaw allowed an attacker to get a chunk of running memory off any server running an unpatched version of OpenSSL.

Republicans get .gop domain

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The Republican party has got approval from the ICANN (Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers) for the domain name .gop. Republicans aim with this that their online presence is easier to find.

eBay adds virtual currency section to US website

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eBay has added a new category for virtual currency, allowing its users to sell and exchange Bitcoin, Dogecoin, and other cryptocurrencies.