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With EA Access, Microsoft revives Xbox One vision

It's been more than a year since Microsoft began course-correcting its vision for the Xbox One. With the EA Access subscription service, the company has a way to salvage it.

Diver's delight: From oil rig to fish haven

The Rigs to Reefs program has transformed 450 oil rigs in the Gulf of Mexico into reefs that host teeming fish populations. CNET Road Trip 2014 dove a rig for an up-close look.

Why Wall Street hasn't lost faith in Amazon

Amazon had a troubling loss last quarter and it predicts rougher waters ahead. So why aren't investors more concerned?

LibreOffice makes case as open-source alternative to Office
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Google adds Hangouts feature from Google+ to its business apps

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Twitter acquires Madbits for 'deep learning' skills

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Virgin Mobile offers fully customizable prepaid plans

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Take a closer look at the BlackBerry Passport

The BlackBerry Passport is a decidedly different smartphone, aimed at offering a comfortable, spacious way to hammer out emails all day.

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Fan-free PC uses copper foam for quiet cooling

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'Wall-E' animator's adorable Lego robot could collect big

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