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Ray Ozzie's new app reimagines the phone call

One of Bill Gates' all-time favorite programmers is back after pondering the hypothetical: what would people do if the phone had never been invented before the Internet came along?

Scientists make quantum leap, teleport data farther than ever

Researchers teleport data an unprecedented distance -- making the instant transfer of data across the Internet more of a reality.

iPhone 6 models 'set gold standard' in photo, video quality tests

In a noteworthy test of photo and video image quality, Apple's new iPhones bump aside Samsung, Sony and Nokia.

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Judging from a teardown by researcher IHS, the manufacturing costs of the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus should help Apple maintain its margins -- among the highest in the smartphone market.

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Samsung is working on a mobile payments smartwatch with Paypal

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Improve sound quality on your MacBook

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Getting to know the updated Mail app in iOS 8

CNET's Dan Graziano highlights the new features iPhone and iPad users will find in Apple's updated Mail app

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