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Silicon Valley talent wars: Engineers, come get your $250K salary

Weeby thinks the way to hire superstar engineers in hypercompetitive Silicon Valley is to pay them like superstars -- to the tune of $1 million over four years -- and to be totally transparent about it.

Apple sells 10 million iPhones in first weekend

The bigger-screen iPhones take off at a record-setting pace. Apparently consumers are happy that Apple decided to live large.

Apple may change Beats brand as it spins up music service

There are conflicting reports about what Apple will ultimately do with Beats Music, with Recode reporting a potential name change, and TechCrunch calling for the service to be scrapped completely.

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The SanDisk Ultra II is a new low in SSD pricing

Somebody alert the media, CNET editor Dong Ngo admits he's a showoff while talking about the new SanDisk Ultra II solid-state drive.

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Explaining Display Zoom on the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus

Apple's latest iPhones come with a new feature called Display Zoom, but what does it do? Let's take a look.

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The Technivorm Moccamaster takes lesser coffee makers to school

While it costs a lot of cash, it's hard to beat the Technivorm Moccamaster's skills of brewing delectable pots of drip

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Best PC games for your Windows 8 2-in-1 hybrid

That 11-inch hybrid may not have a powerful graphics card, but it can still handle some of our favorite PC games.

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Tomorrow Daily 055: A $1 microscope for cell phones, a new Oculus VR prototype, and more

On today's show, we wonder what we'd use a cell phone microscope for, discuss the ongoing (and highly entertaining) Twitter war between Zack Snyder and J.J. Abrams, and freak out over how cool the newest Oculus VR prototype looks.

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Tomorrow Daily 055: A $1 microscope for cell phones, a new Oculus VR prototype, and more

On today's show, we wonder what we'd use a cell phone microscope for, discuss the ongoing (and highly entertaining) Twitter war between Zack Snyder and J.J. Abrams, and freak out over how cool the newest Oculus VR prototype looks.

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A pivotal character could be making a surprising return when the HBO series returns next year. Potential spoilers ahead.

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iPhone 6 Plus vs. Samsung Galaxy Note 3: Aesthetics and design

Living with the iPhone 6 Plus, part 3: In our latest post-review check-in, Tim compares the look and feel of his two favorite phablets.

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Discover two hidden, odd features of iOS 8

This pair of features may or may not make your iPhone easier to use, but either will alter your home screen to help your iPhone stand out from the crowd.

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iPhone 6 Plus vs. Samsung Galaxy Note 3 (pictures)

Let's take a closer look at the two hottest oversized phones on the market today.

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Can the iPhone 6 replace your gaming handheld?

Living with the iPhone 6, Part 3: In which Scott Stein sizes up the iPhones against his favorite portable game consoles and finds some interesting conclusions.

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Apple may change Beats brand as it spins up music service

There are conflicting reports about what Apple will ultimately do with Beats Music, with Recode reporting a potential name change, and TechCrunch calling for the service to be scrapped completely. Apple says TechCrunch's report is inaccurate.

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Next-gen USB gives HDMI rival a piggyback ride

DisplayPort technology lost out to HDMI in the marketplace, but it could get some help from next-gen USB connectors coming in 2015. Don't kiss those copper cables goodbye just yet.

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Bejeweled 'Alibaba' iPhone 6 a steal at just $2 million

We've seen a $48 million iPhone 6, but what if you're a little more thrifty when it comes to multimillion dollar luxury gadgets sure to become obsolete in two years? We've found just the thing for you.

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Flying lampshades: Cirque du Soleil plays with drones

In a new video, the billion-dollar entertainment giant shows what it can do with a few quadcopters, and a lot of imagination.

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The 404 Show 1,555: Netflix tries to spoil everything, a simple guide to happiness (podcast)

Today we're not spoiling anything, unlike what Netflix is trying to do with a random spoiler generator it just released. Also, researchers think they've discovered a simple thing that happier people do.

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The 404 Show 1,555: Netflix tries to spoil everything, a simple guide to happiness (podcast)

Today we're not spoiling anything, unlike what Netflix is trying to do with a random spoiler generator it just released. Also, researchers think they've discovered a simple thing that happier people do.

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iPhone sales records and 3D printing in space

Apple reaches new records for the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus launch weekend, HTC is said to be working on the Nexus 9 tablet, and a 3D printer will build tools in space.

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Google+ accounts no longer needed for new Gmail users

People signing up for Gmail can now say "no thanks" to Google's social network -- one of many moves the search giant has made in the past few months regarding Google+.

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iPhone sales records and 3D printing in space

Apple reaches new records for the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus launch weekend, HTC is said to be working on the Nexus 9 tablet, and a 3D printer will build tools in space.

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Apple's new campus to be 'greenest' on Earth?

With 7,000 trees and buried parking lots, CEO Tim Cook expects the new headquarters to be a major statement of Apple's environmental push.

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How to use Reachability on the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus

Using a feature specific to the larger screen iPhones makes it possible for one-handed use.

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Bose QuietComfort 25: Top noise-cancelling headphone gets better

With the freshly redesigned QC25 ($299.95), Bose has not only enhanced the sound and noise reduction of its flagship NC headpone, but made other small design improvements.

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Forget SwiftKey; Swype is the iOS keyboard to get

It's a little limited and a little buggy, but when it comes to fast and easy typing, nothing beats swiping.

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BlackBerry Passport to retail in US for $599 off-contract

BlackBerry's unconventional smartphone will cost less than other high-end devices like the Galaxy S5 and iPhone 6.

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Search engine DuckDuckGo blocked in China

The privacy-focused website is no longer available to users in mainland China, though its CEO isn't exactly sure why.

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Wall Street to Apple's record-breaking iPhone sales: Meh

Apple could still see a boost once it begins selling the new iPhones in China, which has been delayed by regulators.

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Intel to spend $6B to upgrade Israel manufacturing plant

As part of a deal, Israel will grant Intel $300 million in total over five years and will allow the company to pay a lower-than-normal corporate tax rate for 10 years.

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How to improve your MacBook

MacBooks are great, but not perfect. However that doesn't mean you can't improve yours in significant ways.

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Give your MacBook a makeover

In this episode, learn how to improve your MacBook Pro's performance, add custom art to your laptop lid, and pump up the volume while you listen to music or watch movies.

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'Game of Thrones' cosplay with an '80s twist

A group of friends attend Dragon Con dressed as the '80s- and '90s-inspired "Game of Thrones" characters created by artist Mike Wrobel.

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Alibaba becomes world's largest IPO after additional share sale

The company's IPO hit a record $25 billion after it initially touched $21.8 billion. The jump was due to underwriters exercising an option to sell another 48 million shares.

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How to manage bookmarks in Chrome

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Bitcoin gains support of cryptography think tank

Coin Center, a newly created research and advocacy center, will focus on public policy issues faced by the virtual currency.

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Some iOS 8 users report sluggish Wi-Fi, shorter battery life

Every new version of Apple's mobile operating system seems to trigger complaints, and iOS 8 is no exception.

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Yahoo snaps up Indian startup Bookpad for cloud editing

Bookpad allows developers to integrate popular file and image formats into their platforms for editing online.

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iPhone 6 outshines 6 Plus over launch weekend

Adoption of the the 4.7-inch model has surpassed that of the 5.5-inch edition, according to mobile analytics firms. But is the smaller phone more popular or just easier to find?

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MediaTek tries to catch DIY wave with new Labs effort

The maker movement has been growing since its start in 2006, and the Taiwan-based chipmaker is now another major player looking to tap into the trend.

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Apple sells 10M iPhone 6 and 6 Plus devices in first weekend

The bigger-screen iPhones take off at a record-setting pace. Apparently consumers are happy that Apple decided to live large.

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The debt we owe the iPod

The now-dead iPod Classic put Apple on top of the tech world, and paved the way for bigger, brighter things. Here's our tribute to a tech icon.

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Can RPM Technik improve the Porsche 911 with the CSR?

Not only are the folks at RPM Technik passionate about restoring and selling Stuttgart's finest, they're also building their own take on the 911 -- the CSR.

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RIP iPod

The now-dead iPod Classic put Apple on top of the tech world, and paved the way for bigger, brighter things. Here's our tribute to a tech icon.

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'Imitation Game' and 'Men, Women and Children' lead tech-focused films of 2014

"The Imitation Game" opens the 2014 London Film Festival, heralding a number of movies exploring our complex relationship with technology.

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Where do the most people go for TV online? YouTube

A Magid survey found more people report going to Google's video site to watch television shows than Netflix or Hulu.

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HTC engineers already working with Google on Nexus 9, report says

A new report says HTC is set to make the new Nexus 9 despite a lack of experience in building tablets.

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