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Facebook profit more than doubles as mobile marches on

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

3 things we learned from Apple's Q3 earnings call

Apple CEO Tim Cook talks up China and a new partnership with IBM but downplays weak iPad sales.

Want major new aircraft designs? Wait until 2030

Boeing and Airbus are tweaking the tried-and-true instead of going for the all-new. Here's why the jet-age pizzazz has been grounded.

Twitter diversity report: As male and white as Facebook
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AT&T misses Q2 expectations, but smartphone growth rebounds

AT&T's growth was largely attributed to the continued move toward no-contract, no-subsidy plans.

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Microsoft says its newly acquired Nokia handset business is on track to hit breakeven by fiscal 2016. In the meantime, management looks to cut costs.

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

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Based on Apple's predictions for the current quarter, analyst Gene Munster believes the new iPhone will roll out around the last week of September.

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Unlock your phone with Motorola's 'digital tattoo'

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Foursquare gets personal with local search and new logo

The social media check-in app introduces new features that will give users personalized suggestions that are "all about you."

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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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IBM's Watson helps military members go back to civilian life

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The Netgear R8000 Nighthawk X6 Wi-Fi router is a big investment with mostly disappointing returns.

CNET editor Dong Ngo finds the Netgear R8000 Nighthawk X6 Wi-Fi router a hefty investment that doesn't return much, yet he gets one anyway.

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Beachcombers collect shipwrecked Lego

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A new kind of string theory: The physics of playing guitar

A University of Oxford physicist has derived equations that describe how guitar techniques influence the pitch of a note.

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Can Android do for wearables what Apple did for smartphones? (The Next Big Thing, Episode 8)

Google makes a play to be the center of the wearable universe, cars that communicate to each other, and what beacons in your favorite store can do for you.

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How to edit video in Photoshop CC and CS6

Learn how to make simple video edits using Adobe Photoshop CC or CS6 in this tutorial.

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Tesla's gigafactory could make electric cars rival gas cars

The massive lithium-ion battery plant is slated to open in 2017 and is said to bring down the battery cost per kWh by 30 percent.

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US Facebook average is 40 minutes a day, says CEO

A tiny joy embedded in today's earnings call makes Facebook more important to Americans than quite a few things.

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