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Amazon proves it's serious about gaming with Twitch deal

The online retailer isn't just buying a site that streams goldfish playing video games, it's buying access to the most loyal of gamers.

Google promises speed, security with 64-bit Chrome on Windows

The newest Chrome for Windows is faster at some tasks, better at thwarting attacks, and renders fonts better. The 64-bit Chrome for Mac still is a work in progress, though.

Time Warner Cable suffers massive outage nationwide

The cable giant's services are down in a number of areas across the US, but are slowly coming back online.

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T-Mobile drops iPhone 5S by $48, iPhone 5C by $50

The no-contract 16GB iPhone 5S, for example, is now shipping for $600 -- down from the $648 the carrier was previously charging.

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Broadcom tries tickling developer interest with $20 multi-sensor kit

In an effort to prod gadget makers to build new Net-connected devices, the chipmaker announces a compact kit that can be turned directly into products.

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Mozilla plans permission toggles in Firefox OS

Firefox OS phone owners will be able to flip app permissions on and off at will in a far-future version of the browser-based mobile operating system.

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HP recalls 6M laptop power cords for 'fire and burn hazard'

Those power cords that connect to Compaq notebooks, mini notebook computers, and certain accessories can overheat and cause burns or property damage.

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Square's Cash app update lets users send money by text

The card reader company revamps its digital payment app to let users send cash with a text or email.

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Microsoft: Fix for Surface Pro 3 overheating issues coming soon

The company says it's working on a remedy for the problem that appears to be limited to the Intel Core i7 devices.

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Apps to prep for college

Avoid the pitfalls of the first year of college with the help of apps. CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports on her recommendations for getting ready for higher ed in this Tech Minute.

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Dropbox Pro ups storage limits and security features

Dropbox is increasing storage space and adding new security features for Dropbox Pro users, while simplifying plans down to a single price.

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Ear candy: Audeze improves its already great headphones

Audeze's astonishing headphones are better than ever.

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The Bowers and Wilkins CM1 speakers look great

The Bowers and Wilkins CM1 S2 speakers look great and sound terrific but aren't the best choice for punk rockers.

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Sennheiser tries to beat Beats with new design for CX headphones

Sennheiser has redesigned its in-ear headphones with the CX range, including red cables that might look familiar...

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Get a Google Chromecast for $25 shipped

It's a refurb, but so what? You still get a one-year warranty. Adding smarts to your TV has never been cheaper.

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Plantronics BackBeat Pro: A full-size wireless Bluetooth headphone with an office slant

The $250/£250 BackBeat Pro is Plantronic's version of the Beats Studio Wireless, with noise canceling included.

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Time Warner Cable suffers massive outage nationwide

The cable giant's services are down in a number of areas across the US, but are slowly coming back online.

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'Star Wars' cast gets soaked for Ice Bucket Challenge

"Star Wars: Episode VII" actors Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Peter Mayhew, new cast member Daisy Ridley and director J.J. Abrams take a soaking to raise awareness for ALS.

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