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Android One: Google's push to rule the smartphone world

The search giant is aiming to bring phones that cost less than $100 to emerging markets. First stop: India.

iPhone 6, 6 Plus preorders top 4M in first 24 hours

Apple says it hit a record in the first day of sales. But some customers won't get their new iPhones till October.

Microsoft to buy Minecraft maker for $2.5B

One of the world's most popular games will be in the hands of a powerful, new owner.

Microsoft to preview next version of Windows Sept. 30
Alibaba raises IPO price range due to demand
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Sidecar raises $15M as Uber, Lyft duke it out

Looking to expand to more US cities and focus on its carpool feature, the peer-to-peer car service gets a wad of dough from several investors, including Virgin's Sir Richard Branson.

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Demands by governments for Google user data skyrocket

Google says that it's getting more government requests for user data than ever before, while simultaneously pressuring the US government to change how it regulates electronic communications.

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Spotify fires up on Amazon Fire TV

Amazon's streaming-media box adds support for the music service with more than 20 million songs. To use Spotify Connect, you'll need a premium subscription.

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iPhone 6 Plus could be hard to find on launch day

Based on record preorders, finding Apple's new 5.5-inch iPhone may be a challenge on launch day. Also, Microsoft builds a new world for Minecraft, and Google launches an affordable Android phone for developing countries.

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Boeing said to win NASA space taxi contract

According to the Wall Street Journal, the aerospace giant is likely to beat out SpaceX for the contract, said to be worth more than $3 billion.

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Apple takes 'very different view' on customer privacy, Cook says

Apple's CEO tells Charlie Rose that Apple is not in the business of collecting customers' personal information.

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Tomorrow Daily 051: Microsoft buys Minecraft, a jetpack for running, ant-sized radios, and more

On today's show, Rich and Ashley discuss a jetpack that helps you run a 4-minute mile, a tiny radio the size of an ant, and Microsoft's $2.5-billion-dollar purchase of the company that created Minecraft.

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Tomorrow Daily 051: Microsoft buys Minecraft, a jetpack for running, ant-size radios, and more

On today's show, Rich and Ashley discuss a jetpack that helps you run a 4-minute mile, a tiny radio the size of an ant, and Microsoft's $2.5-billion-dollar purchase of the company that created Minecraft.

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CEDIA Expo home theater roundup: OLED, Lasers, Atmos, and more

The 2014 CEDIA Expo took place last week in Denver. On the home theater front we got to see some new OLED TVs, laser projectors, a bunch of Dolby Atmos demos, and more. Here's the story.

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CEDIA Expo home theater roundup (pictures)

The Custom Electronic Design & Installation Association's yearly Expo took place last week in Denver. OLED TVs, Dolby Atmos, and laser projectors screamed for attention among the usual mix of in-wall speakers, motorized mounts, and home automation. Here are some highlights.

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DARPA testing planes with a 'Star Wars'-style laser cannon

We don't have X-wing fighters just yet, but we may soon have their laser weapons. DARPA is working on a system that's downright Lucasian.

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On the road: 2015 Chrysler 200C

When the Chrysler 200 first came along, it was a warmed over Sebring and results were tepid. But the new 2015 Chrysler 200C is changing that perception. Brian Cooley takes it for a drive and checks the tech.

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Miss Georgia's custom heels flaunt 3D-printed flair

Shoes that look like a classic car? Georgia Tech industrial design students fashion a pair of high-tech shoes for their peer, Miss Georgia, inspired by the school's Ford mascot.

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Top 5: Things we value most in car infotainment

With so many choices and features in the center head unit, what do we really value? Brian Cooley tells you about some recent research that makes it pretty clear.

3 hours agoPhotographyby

Canon reveals details for future telephoto lens line

A new 400mm supertele is just the beginning. Canon also says it plans a replacement for its 100-400mm zoom and new compact models using diffractive optics.

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