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Twitter's users and usage grow, investors cheer

Twitter reports revenue and profit above analyst expectations, but the company also shows that more people were on the social network and using it longer.

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Chromecast at Year 1: Why it's more than just an impulse buy

For the first birthday of Google's streaming-media stick, the exec behind the dirt-cheap dongle discusses its backstory, year one, and the path ahead.

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BlackBerry Passport: Fat, weird, but CrackBerry addicts might love it

CNET News' Roger Cheng got his hands on BlackBerry's newest smartphone. If you can get beyond the funny shape, it offers a decent compromise between a larger display and a physical keyboard.

Netflix strikes streaming-traffic deal with AT&T too
EA gaming subscription service coming to Xbox One
iPhone 6 screen won't be made of sapphire, analysts claim
Microsoft's China offices raided over antitrust allegations

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Facebook Gifts is laid to rest

The social network scraps its gift-giving service, saying it wants to focus on helping businesses and developers boost their sales via the site.

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Instagram reveals Bolt, a Snapchat-like messaging app

Rolling out in limited countries, the app lets users send photos and videos with a tap and delete them with a swipe.

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Amazon to Hachette: Lower e-book prices to $9.99 to end dispute

The e-commerce company has made the book publisher a public offer: accept $9.99 e-book prices, and Amazon won't ask for more of each sale.

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Take a closer look at the BlackBerry Passport (pictures)

The BlackBerry Passport is a decidedly different smartphone, aimed at offering a comfortable, spacious way to hammer out emails all day.

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Commonwealth Games bring Royal photo-bombing to Twitter

Who is that in that background of those photos? Oh, no big deal, it's just the queen of England, the duchess of Cambridge, Prince Harry, and Prince William.

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Toyota teaches tech at the track with the Scion FR-S

At a recent Toyota Onramp event, we hit the racetrack in the 2014 Scion FR-S sports coupe to learn about the automaker's CAN-Gateway ECU tech.

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2014 BMW 328d xDrive Sports Wagon

Wagons are hot and diesels are hot. Brian Cooley checks out how well BMW combines the hotness in the 328d diesel wagon.

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The WD My Book Duo is an excellent desktop external storage device

The WD My Book Duo offers up to 12TB of storage space and gives fast performance, but CNET editor Dong Ngo doesn't need one. Turns out, he has his own personal storage device, so much better that it's scary!

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Tomorrow Daily 026: Pure lithium battery tech, 360-degree video holograms, and more

Today's show features researchers discovering a potential path to a viable, pure lithium battery, enterprising hackers who modded an old ATM to play Doom, and some mind-bending 360-degree video art.

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Tomorrow Daily 026: Pure lithium battery tech, 360-degree video holograms, and more

Today's show features some enterprising hackers who modded an ATM to play Doom, Stanford researchers discovering a potential path to a viable, pure lithium battery, and some mind-bending 360-degree video art.

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Netflix strikes streaming-traffic deal with AT&T too

In an effort to decrease buffering and increase streaming speeds, the video service signs a deal with the Internet service provider to get a direct connection to broadband customers.

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Set up and manage email on Amazon's Fire Phone

Your shiny new Fire phone is primed and ready to help you tackle your inbox.

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Could the Gear S be Samsung's next wearable?

The Korean electronics giant filed a trademark application late last week for "Samsung Gear S."

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Modern Combat 5: Blackout looks great on mobile (pictures)

With crisp graphics and exciting gameplay, the latest sequel to the hit series is the best yet.

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Trick yourself into working out by using your smartphone

If you hate exercise but love games, Donald Bell showcases a few apps that can help improve your health step-by-step.

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