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Going on an extended international trip? Get a local SIM

CNET's Marguerite Reardon offers two travelers insight on the best ways to save money on their wireless service while journeying abroad.

Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite to arrive Thursday

Apple is set to release the beta version of its new Mac operating system to the public.

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.

Survey: Amazon Prime members will renew despite price hike
Apple responds to complaint over diagnostic 'back doors'
Microsoft's 'one Windows' -- what it really means
Motorola taps 'digital tattoo' for phone security

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Samsung invests in Android-based microgaming console GamePop

Samsung continues to float an interest in the largely-uncharted waters of Android games as it invests $13 million in BlueStacks' GamePop.

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iPhone 6 likely to launch in late September, says analyst

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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Continental offers cheaper head-up displays for cars

With the company's simpler "combiner" HUD, more cars could overlay information like driving directions atop drivers' view of the road. But distractions must be kept to a minimum.

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Apple dealt new class-action lawsuit by 20,000 employees

Hourly wage workers claim the tech giant broke California labor laws by denying them lunch breaks and final paychecks.

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Ditch the spray: Apps to repel mosquitoes

Along with summer comes cookouts, swimming, and mosquitoes -- lots of them. Instead of slathering on repellent, turn to your smartphone to keep pesky critters at bay. In this Tech Minute, CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports on apps designed to repel mosquitoes.

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YouTube music chief leaving for undisclosed startup

Chris LaRosa, the product manager in charge of Google's music platform on YouTube, is the second person to leave that post in the past year.

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Jon Stewart launches $10 billion 'Kickstarter' to buy CNN

"The Daily Show" host creates LetsBuyCNN.com, a mock Kickstarter site that seeks to buy one of Time Warner's jewels.

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eBay to auction very first Superman comic -- Action Comics #1

Up for auction on eBay starting August 14, the so-called "Holy Grail" of comic books could easily sell for close to $3 million.

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LG: Play this smartphone game with the case closed

A new free game called Puppy Pop can be played in the window of the QuickCircle case for a G3 phone.

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Amazon Prime members will renew despite price hike, survey finds

A survey from CIRP finds almost all Prime members will renew their subscriptions despite the recent bump to $99 a year.

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Microsoft's 'one Windows' -- what it really means

Is Microsoft building a single version of Windows that will run on phones, tablets, PCs, and gaming consoles? Nope. Here's a refresher on what's really happening.

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Where to buy used textbooks

Back to school seasons means expensive books are on the horizon. But you don't have to break the bank just because a professor picks the most expensive book available. Shop around.

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Want major new aircraft designs? Wait until 2030

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

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BMW i8: Hot Hybrid (pictures)

BMW has caught the world's attention with their first hybrid supercar. XCAR takes a closer look at the i8 and runs down the key specs.

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Apple responds to complaint over diagnostic 'back doors' in iOS

In response to alleged security holes, Apple reveals details on how its diagnostic services access certain data on iOS devices.

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