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Small-city mayors: Build tech hardware in the US

Leaders of cities outside the typical tech metropolises -- specifically cities touched by Tesla's sprawling electric-car operation in California and Nevada -- want a bigger hand in tech manufacturing.

Is this why Microsoft named it Windows 10?

Seemingly everyone on the Net has a theory as to why Microsoft skipped the name "Windows 9" and jumped to 10. Here's one explanation that actually makes sense.

'Ghost Gunner' can build untraceable, homemade guns

Defense Distributed's newest project is a PC-connected milling machine that aims to streamline the process of self-assembling AR-15 semi-automatic rifles.

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Real-time, real-world captioning comes to Google Glass

A new app for Google Glass captions conversations in real-time.

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Nokia Here claims lead in navigation systems

At Paris Auto Show, the Finnish company boasts of its successes winning over automakers who pay to use the mapping technology in their vehicles.

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Celebs threaten to sue Google over response to nude image hack

The attorney for the celebrities claims the search giant did not "act expeditiously and responsibly to remove the images."

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Microsoft rolls out new plans for Office 365 users

Designed for small and midsize businesses, the three new subscription plans offer more features and flexibility than their predecessors, says the company.

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iPhone 6 reservations in China reach 2 million in 6 hours -- report

The reservations are reportedly spread across China's three major mobile carriers and various retailers, with the 64GB iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus models proving the most popular.

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Waze to share traffic data with governments

A new plan called "Connected Citizens" will give real-time anonymized crowdsourced traffic data to government departments.

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Netflix to bankroll and premiere four Adam Sandler movies

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Verizon backs off on plans to throttle unlimited data users

The company said it has made its decision after "ongoing dialogue" about its network optimization plan.

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Facebook to change real-name policy after drag queens protest

After recently deactivating the profiles of several well-known San Francisco drag queens, Facebook met with members of the gay community to discuss its requirement that users provide legal names. CNET's Sumi Das has details on the agreement reached.

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Blast zombies with lasers aboard this California train

This "off the rails" train ride is the perfect way to spend a night zapping the undead for some pre-Halloween fun.

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Samsung: Unlike iPhone, our Galaxy Note 4 won't bend

Capitalizing on Bendgate, Samsung releases a video that tells customers to shove their Note 4 in their back pockets without fear.

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2015 Audi TT Roadster unveiled in Paris (pictures)

It's hard not to like the look of the new TT. This week in Paris we've learned that even with the roof removed it still maintains its good looks.

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Lamborghini Asterion LPI 910-4 debuts in Paris (pictures)

Lamborghini's first hybrid supercar is a 910 horsepower cruiser.

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Cars and curiosities at the 2014 Paris Motor Show (pictures)

The Paris Motor Show features new cars and equipment makers spread over five large pavilions. Check out the variety of cars launched at the show and sights from around the pavilions.

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Apple patent reinvents remote control for the smartphone age

The tech giant considers shrinking down the user interface on your TV and putting it on your phone as a way to navigate Apple TV.

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