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iPhone 6 goes on sale around globe

Doors open at Apple stores across the globe as the new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus hit the shelves.

Alibaba shares debut at $92.70

Chinese company's record-breaking initial public offering is paying off with a splashy opening on the NYSE.

Nvidia sinks moon landing hoax using virtual light

Using its new top-shelf graphics processing unit, Nvidia tackles one of the most persistent conspiracy theories in American history.

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Why I prefer the iPhone 6 over the 6 Plus

Living with the iPhone 6, Part 2: Scott tries out the 6 Plus versus the 6 and finds that neither one really steps up to match the iPad right now, and a big reason has to do with apps.

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iCloud Drive hits Windows ahead of Mac

The software lets Windows users tap into Apple's new iCloud Drive to save and retrieve documents, photos and other files.

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Swiftkey keyboard app shoots to top of iTunes charts

Known for its powers of predictive typing, the app now ranks No. 1 among all free iPhone apps in Apple's App Store.

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Nokia.com yields to new Microsoft Mobile Devices site

Info on Lumia smartphones is moving to new digs as Microsoft continues to assimilate the goodies it got in its big Nokia deal.

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iPhone 6 launch mania: Bigger phones, bigger lines

The now-annual iPhone launch spectacle seemed different this time around. At Manhattan's marquee Apple Store on Fifth Avenue, a line that stretched several blocks degenerated into a chaotic crowd. But the chaos didn't consist of super fans. Most in line planned to resell it.

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Dropcam and Nest products now work together in perfect harmony

Thanks to a new product collaboration, your Dropcam camera now "Works with Nest."

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Renewed talk of Yahoo as acquisition target after Alibaba IPO

With Alibaba's IPO making big winners of the Chinese e-commerce giant and Japan-based stakeholder SoftBank, what are the odds that one of them buys Yahoo?

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Measuring Apple Pay's success: Give it years, not months

Apple Pay could realistically be a huge business, but adoption will depend on sales of iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, consumer willingness to change and retailer IT infrastructure.

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Crave Ep. 175: Flying-camera funding soars despite no working prototype

A small, lightweight copter is taking off on Indiegogo based on the idea and computer-generated renderings even though it hasn't actually been produced.

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Line up for an iPhone 6, get a selfie with Tim Cook (video)

Why do people wait in line for days at Apple stores for the latest iPhones when they could preorder online? In Palo Alto, Calif., the answer is Tim Cook. The Apple CEO walked the entire line thanking customers and posing for selfies -- but only with an iPhone, of course.

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3D Pocketcopter crowdfunding soars despite no working prototype, Ep. 175

This week on Crave it's your last chance to order a Pocketcopter that doesn't exist, run for your lives from silent robot cheetahs and strap a jet pack to your back to improve your track and field skills. All that and a human hamster wheel on this week's Crave show.

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Top-rated reviews of the week (pictures)

You know it's a good lineup when the TV with the "Best. Picture. Ever." isn't even near the top of the list. CNET's editors have full reviews of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus -- and yes; they're outstanding -- some WeMo LEDs made our smart-home reviewers happy, and more.

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Mixing it up with the ultra-powerful Blendtec Designer 725 (pictures)

With 1,725 watts, this high-end blender means business.

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Taking the Blendtec Designer 725 for a spin (pictures)

Ever wonder what a 1,725-watt blender is capable of? Take a look at these results, straight from our test kitchen.

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The Blendtec Designer 725 is too powerful for its own good

A significant design flaw keeps us from recommending this high-end appliance

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