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What Amazon won't say about the Fire Phone

The e-commerce giant is set to announce its earnings Thursday, but don't expect to hear anything of note regarding its gamble in the smartphone business.

Oculus, Samsung team up for mobile virtual reality

Facebook's Oculus is working with the big smartphone makers to push VR beyond desktops and consoles.

Facebook profit more than doubles as mobile marches on

The social network beats expectations and points to fast-growing revenue from mobile advertising.

Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite arrives Thursday
Sony agrees to settle PSN hack lawsuit with freebies
Microsoft's 'one Windows' -- what it really means
Want major new aircraft designs? Wait until 2030

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Apple seen inching closer to mobile-pay service

The iPhone maker has long been expected to jump into mobile payments. A new report says Apple's talks with payment industry players have "heated up."

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Oyster all-you-can-read e-book service extends to browsers

The monthly subscription service that lets you read an unlimited number of e-books is now available on any desktop or mobile browser.

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Xiaomi global VP Hugo Barra says designing around current products is 'stupid'

In response to claims that the new Mi 4 copied the iPhone, Barra called out a "flawed" patent system for hindering innovation in the market.

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Samsung Galaxy Alpha images come to light

Long rumored as the Galaxy S5 Prime, the Samsung smartphone could debut within the coming weeks.

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Best space photography of 2014 reveals stellar wonders (pictures)

On the 45th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, Australian astronomers have gathered to honour the very best in astrophotography.

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A birthday gift from Chromecast: $30 of unlimited music

For the first anniversary of Google's streaming stick, a promotion for three months of All Access streaming music cuts the $35 dongle's price to virtually $5.

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The newest Jedi comes from the planet Krypton

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European Central Bank hacked, personal data stolen

ECB says a database linked to its website was compromised and email addresses and phone numbers were stolen.

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Google meets with EU over 'right to be forgotten'

The European Union is reportedly concerned that Google isn't doing enough to hide search results internationally.

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Road Trip Pic of the Day, 7/24/14: What is this?

If you know what today's picture is, you could be eligible to win a prize in the CNET Road Trip Picture of the Day contest.

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GE's FirstBuild facility opens its doors

The FirstBuild microfactory opened today, and it has already generated a number of small-batch appliance concepts.

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Sony agrees to settle PSN hack lawsuit with freebies

The company will settle a class-action lawsuit over the PlayStation Network breach in 2011 by giving gamers $15 million worth of goods and services.

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Porsche 959: Posterchild of the supercar renaissance

If you had posters of cars on your bedroom wall when you were a kid, chances are the Porsche 959 may have been among them. The 959 could be called Porsche's first supercar and its innovations can still be seen in modern 911s.

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Sony Xperia M2 is a sleek, affordable 4.8-inch Android phone

Check out our video review of the Sony Xperia M2. It's an affordable Android phone with a 4.8-inch display, quad-core processor and 8-megapixel camera.

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Get an Endevr Sport ID bracelet for $14.95 shipped

This coded, QR-tagged band can help emergency responders quickly retrieve your medical profile, emergency-contact info, and more.

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