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ALS patient more independent with tech

Eric Valor has been living with ALS, or Lou Gehrig's disease, for nearly a decade, but he says technology, including a brainwave-sensing headset, has let him maintain a high quality of life. CNET's Kara Tsuboi visits him at home to learn how.

By 30 August 2014

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Google's Independence Day Doodle celebrates the underdog

In a cute animated doodle, a young musician is struggling to keep up with a marching band. But struggle is part of America's glory.

By 5 July 2014

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Rhapsody in Mew: The music scientifically composed for kitties

Scientists have developed a trio of tunes specifically designed to appeal to feline ears, to inspire interest or calmness.

By 3 March 2015

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LG unveils first 4G smartwatch, based on WebOS software

The LG Watch Urbane LTE runs on the LG Wearable Platform, which traces its roots back to the beloved old mobile operating system.

By 26 February 2015

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'I can't figure out why someone would buy a Tizen phone': Ubuntu boss talks Android alternatives

We spoke to Ubuntu's mobile boss, Cristian Parrino, to find out how the operating system is different from Android, Firefox and Tizen.

By 4 March 2015

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Google Play app store to test paid placement in search results

Developers will be able to buy ad space at the top of results so their apps pop up when users search for programs in Google's app store.

By 27 February 2015

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Jolla launches Sailfish OS 2.0 with a call to Russia, India, China and Japan

The second generation of the Finnish alternative to Android will appear in phones and tablets this spring, including Intel devices.

By 2 March 2015

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Apple Pay could benefit from Visa Europe's new security

Visa's "tokenization" service substitutes your credit card data with random numbers when you pay for items with your phone, a move that could open the door for Apple Pay and its rivals.

By 25 February 2015

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Samsung team eyes robots, drones and more

The independent group will focus on cutting-edge fields including virtual reality, robotics, 3D printing, drones and autonomous vehicles.

By 11 February 2015

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Samsung to pour $3.6B into OLED display tech

The company is working to diversify its business as smartphone sales continue to slump.

By 12 February 2015