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How to watch the MLB playoffs and World Series without cable

For cord-cutters, finding live postseason baseball games online can be tougher than hitting a dancing knuckleball. Our guide will make sure you'll never miss a pitch.

SOFTWARE

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Could Cortana 2.0 be a chatbot? Microsoft's new AI chief hasn't ruled it out

Microsoft's XiaoIce and Tay chatbots could teach Cortana a thing or two.

HARDWARE

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iPhone 8 rumors: All glass everything with an OLED display

The iPhone 7 just came out, so of course rumors are already swirling about next year's model.

HARDWARE

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Surface desktop keyboard discovery hints at inbound Surface all-in-one

Here's hoping it's more comfortable than the Touch Cover.

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New USB-C audio standard joins the iPhone 7's quest to kill the headphone jack

USB Type-C audio is finished, and the 3.5 mm headphone jack's days are numbered.

Editors Pick

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Justin.tv goes off the air

With all signs pointing to a Google purchase of Twitch, the company behind Justin.tv has shut down the live video service.

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Verizon fires back at FCC over data throttling

The FCC called out Verizon for its plans to throttle customers with unlimited data plans who use the most data, so the carrier responded.

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Business faces backlash after threatening $500 fines for negative Yelp reviews

Businesses who don't know how to manage their social media presence should remember that the Internet can be vicious.

Expert Opinion

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Apple doesn't need its own gadgets to dominate the smart home

If you believe the weekend rumors, Apple will announce a connected-home platform next week at WWDC. But before you get too excited about an iThermostat and an iFridge and an iCamera watching you sleep, consider this: If Apple does get into the home-automation market, that doesn't necessarily mean it'll make smart-home gadgets of its own.