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Apple: Celeb photo attack was targeted, not widespread breach

Hackers accessed celebrities' iCloud accounts through targeted attacks on usernames, passwords, and security questions -- something Apple says is "all too common on the Internet."

Google: Android Wear about to get even smarter

Q&A: The search giant hasn't said much about its OS for wearable devices since a demo in June. CNET asks two of its head engineers what's new.

Revamped Google for Work puts new spin on courting businesses

Ten years after the search giant started eyeing business customers, it's doing some rebranding to catch the eye of people bringing their devices to work.

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Unlike Siri, Cortana plays well with others

Commentary: Microsoft's virtual assistant has the ability to hand off voice commands to mobile apps, a welcome compromise that could benefit users and developers.

6 hours agoMobileby

Apple iPhone 6 allegedly flaunted in hands-on video

Video claims to show Apple's expected 4.7-inch iPhone 6 with a next-gen A8 processor and near-field communication.

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Court strikes down Uber car service in Germany

Uber had already been banned in Berlin, but the Tuesday's court ruling means the car service could be shut out nationwide.

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Windows 9 accidentally plugged by Microsoft China

The upcoming new version of Windows received an unintentional pitch with a brief post and logo courtesy of Microsoft China.

12 hours agoMobileby

When it comes to apps, tablet users are bigger spenders

The nearly $100 billion app market may not be dominated by tablets, but slate owners spend more on average for content than their smartphone counterparts.


Best new games for mobile

Looking for a new game to play on your mobile device? Here's our pick of the best released in August.

35 minutes agoCraveby

Wear the sands of Tatooine on your wrist

This limited-edition watch features sand from the "Star Wars" set of Tatooine in Tunisia, and is proudly worn by none other than Chewbacca himself.

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The Queen misses eye contact, blames cell phones

England's Queen Elizabeth really doesn't like the sea of cell phones with which she's confronted these days.

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Beware! 8 sinister consequences of Google and Amazon drones

If Google, Amazon, and Facebook usher in a new era of urban delivery drones, will we lose more than we gain? Crave's Eric Mack sees danger ahead for everything from Spam to Slurpees.


Just how safe is iCloud and other online services?

Even if you're not a celebrity like Jennifer Lawrence, there are plenty of reasons why the average computer user might be targeted by a hacker. In light of the recent celeb photo hack, here are some ways to protect yourself when storing information in the cloud.

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Japan's ISS Kirobo robot is lonely in space

The humanoid robot created to keep astronauts on the International Space Station company seems to have caught a case of intergalactic ennui. Cheer up, Kirobo!

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How those nude photos were leaked (and why you should care)

What does the hack mean for your own cloud security? Here are all of your nude selfie-related questions answered.

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Celebs, beware: Those nude selfies will be hacked and shared

Celebrities will continue to take nude photos of themselves and certain hackers will try their damnedest to uncover the goodies. All the more reason, say security experts, to fix bad habits.


On the road: 2014 Mazda MX-5 Miata

After 25 years of Miata, Mazda is perhaps the most successful maker of sports cars in modern history. Brian Cooley takes the 2014 Mazda MX-5 Miata out for a drive and checks the tech.


Car Tech 101: OBD-II apps and dongles

Brian Cooley explains how the OBD-II port under your dash can feed a secret interface to your car for moment to moment diagnostics.

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