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 OontZ XL Bluetooth Speaker

Sound Advice: For Bluetooth speakers, OontZ beats Beats

Regardless of price, the OontZ XL and OontZ Angle speakers are fully competitive, if not outright better most of the time than competitors.

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 CEO of Paris-based bank’s e-payment unit S-Money Nicolas Chatillon, left, and CEO of BPCE, France's second largest bank group, Jean-Yves Forel, left, attend a press conference in Paris, Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014. Group BPCE, which includes Banque Populaire and Caisses d’Epargne, announced the service, called S-money. Users tweet a payment request to S-money, which then requires an authentication code before sending the amount _ and a tweet to the destination confirming payment for all the world to see. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)

Twitter turns money-transfer app as France’s BPCE starts service

A Twitter Inc. account and a bank card is all you’ll need in France to tweet money to a friend or a charity. The transfers will be based on

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Ced Kurtz’s TechMan Texts: Online retailers try to hurdle shortcomings

Also: “Hostage advertising” is spreading; the Nobel blues are awarded; and just call him up, Mr. President.

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 Panasonic DMC-GM1 interchangeable lens camera relies on lens-based optical image stabilization.

Don Lindich's Sound Advice: Image stabilization important to consider

A lens due to come into the market in November could be a good investment.

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Cybertainment: Future of the Internet

Tech experts imagine the future Internet in new Pew Research Center/Elon University survey. Web comedies worth watching: “Starship Icarus”

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Ced Kurtz’s TechMan Texts: JPMorgan breach’s size matters

The digital breach of JPMorgan Chase, revealed in its true extent last week, was unusual on several fronts.

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HP faces shrinking PC market

Breaking off Hewlett-Packard Co.’s personal-computer unit is aimed at delivering more flexibility in facing off competitive threats.

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