Road Trip 2014

In Wichita, the 787 Dreamliner gets its head start

Every month, Spirit Aerosystems turns out 10 Dreamliner forward sections, complete with electronics and more. CNET Road Trip 2014 checked out the production line.

How we pay for Facebook

Facebook's second quarter included a surprise scandal that raised concerns about how powerful it can be and what we give up to use the network.

Verizon shows Q2 strength on tablet demand

The company beats expectations, adding 1.15 million new tablets in the period to offset a slowdown in smartphone growth.

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5 hours agoPhonesby

Xiaomi unveils the iPhone-lookalike Mi 4

Powered by a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor and loaded with 3GB of RAM, the Android KitKat smartphone will debut in China.

12 hours agoMobileby

Apple reportedly readying record production for iPhone 6

Suppliers asked to make 70 million to 80 million handsets with bigger screens, the Wall Street Journal reports.

15 hours agoTech Industryby

Yahoo to buy mobile analytics firm Flurry

After disappointing earnings results last week -- especially on the advertising front -- Yahoo announces it will buy the mobile advertising and analytics platform.

16 hours agoMobileby

Google may turn NYC phone booths into Wi-Fi hubs

The search giant is among many companies in the running to bring New York City's phone booth back to technological relevance.

16 hours agoGamingby

Facebook closes Oculus deal

The social-networking giant's $2 billion deal for the virtual-reality startup is done. Now the hard part begins.

16 hours agoDigital Mediaby

Netflix Q2 profit surges as it surpasses 50M subscribers

Netflix's rapid adoption both at home and abroad means another quarter with gangbusters profit growth, but the costs of its grandiose plans to get even bigger crimped it a bit.

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Push takes fitness trackers to the next level

Strength-training armband Push targets more serious athletes, and Facebook adds a new Save tool to read posts later.

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Meet the stylish Xiaomi Mi 4 (pictures)

The latest Android flagship from the Chinese smartphone maker seems to be inspired by Apple's designs.

2 hours agoRoad Trip 2014by

In Wichita, the 787 Dreamliner gets its head start

Every month, Spirit Aerosystems turns out ten Dreamliner forward sections, complete with electronics and other systems. CNET Road Trip 2014 checked out the production line.

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In Kansas, where 787 Dreamliners are born (pictures)

Boeing's next-gen planes are assembled in Washington or South Carolina, but the front sections are made in Kansas. CNET Road Trip 2014 visits the aviation heartland to see the manufacturing process.

2 hours agoInternetby

How we pay for Facebook

Facebook's second quarter included a surprise scandal that raised concerns about how powerful it can be and what we give up to use the network.

2 hours agoMobileby

Verizon tops Q2 expectations as tablet demand drives growth

The company adds 1.15 million new tablets in the period, offsetting a slowdown in smartphone growth.

4 hours agoWearable Techby

New Xiaomi Mi Band is ridiculously cheap

The new wearable fitness tracker will have a battery life of 30 days and doubles up as a security key for your Xiaomi smartphone.

7 hours agoCraveby

GE releases instructions for 3D-printable jet engine

If you head over to Thingiverse, you can get instructions for a hand-cranked, 3D-printable jet engine, courtesy of GE.

7 hours agoTech Industryby

Quickflix CEO tells Netflix to bring it on

Stephen Langford, CEO of Australian streaming service Quickflix, confirms "business as usual" after shares change hands, while he is eager to battle Netflix face-to-face in Australia.

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