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Too busy to keep up with today's tech news? Here are some of the more interesting stories from CNET for Tuesday, June 14.

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Too busy to keep up with today's tech news? Here are some of the more interesting stories from CNET for Tuesday, June 14.

Google announces host of search improvements
Google unveils several search improvements to both its Web-based and mobile search services at the Inside Search event in San Francisco. More

Cable fights to stay relevant
Executives from cable operators and video programmers say they plan to stay relevant by offering more content on more devices. But can they work out the business issues to get it done? More

Duke Nukem Forever (finally) available in the U.S.
The long-awaited game is available on the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and PC. But so far, critics have been largely disappointed by the game. More

Top 3D monitors
Are you ready to make the leap to 3D? We've rounded up the top monitors to help bring your computing to the next dimension. Go 3D with these monitors. More

First look: Samsung Series 9 (video)
Samsung takes on the 11-inch MacBook Air with this new, smaller version of the slick Series 9 laptop. Watch this video to get CNET reviewer Dan Ackerman's early impressions. More

Who's behind the hacks? (FAQ)
Several hacking groups have taken credit for recent attacks on Sony and others. Who are they and why are they doing it? Reporter Elinor Mills breaks it down. More

Google ponies up money for home solar leases
Google will invest $280 million to create a fund to finance the installation of residential solar panels with lease model that cuts the upfront costs. More

How to keep hackers away from your pacemaker
Researchers from MIT and the University of Massachusetts at Amherst propose a new system to help prevent attacks on wireless implantable medical devices. More

IPv6: Come on in, the water's fine
A 24-hour test last week of a next-generation Internet went well. That could help IPv6 adoption more than the scarier reality that the world is running out of IPv4 addresses. More

iCloud, iTunes Match: Your questions answered
Since iCloud won't fully launch until the fall, Apple hasn't provided any important details about the product. So CNET answers your questions regarding iCloud, iTunes Match, and MobileMe. More

Apple: Samsung request for iPad 3, iPhone 5 is harassment
In the ongoing legal dispute between the two consumer electronics companies, Apple filed papers yesterday answering Samsung's request for an early look at upcoming Apple products. More

StageIt lets musicians set up digital concerts at home
Boonsri Dickinson interviews Evan Lowenstein, CEO of StageIt, about how he's trying to bridge the gap between the fans and the artists. More
• StageIt performance: Evan Lowenstein, CEO of StageIt, plays his hit song, "Crazy for this Girl." More

 

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