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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?

Amazon offers Prime members video credit for slower shipping
LibreOffice makes case as open-source alternative to Office
Google seeks public opinion on 'right to be forgotten'
Meet Intel's SoFIA, the super-cheap smartphone chip

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Twitter acquires Madbits for 'deep learning' skills

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Google Glass enters operating room at Stanford

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Take a closer look at the BlackBerry Passport

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Get a recycle bin for your Android with Dumpster

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Xbox One to launch in China on September 23 for $600

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Amazon offers Prime members video credit for slower shipping

In return for free, "no-rush" shipping, Prime users can score a $1 toward an Amazon Instant video.

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The 404 Throwback: Thomas Lennon and Robert Ben Garant (podcast)

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