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Nadella to Microsoft workers: Time to question orthodoxy

Q&A: Nearing the half-year mark as CEO, Satya Nadella issues a call for change. But he tells CNET News, one thing that won't change is the future of Xbox at Microsoft.

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Dropping packages at FedEx -- and getting paid for it

CNET Road Trip 2014 checks out FedEx's Package Lab, which tortures thousands of boxes a year to make sure they're tough enough.

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Wearable tech will keep failing -- until we can't live without it

Revealed at the Wearable Technologies Conference in San Francisco: the "dirty little secret" of activity trackers and smartwatches is that they're still not worth it.

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Friday Poll: Do you use a wearable tech gadget?

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