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Living with the Microsoft Band: Fitness-focused wearable proves unfit

From sweating through P90X in the morning to snoozing through a full night of sleep, we put the Microsoft Band through its paces for a full month to see how it held up.

By December 10, 2014

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Philips comes full circle with massive bet on lighting and health-tech

The 123-year-old Dutch company has ruthlessly cut ties with TV, audio, and the categories that have made it most famous. Can an ageing population put this venerable firm back on top?

By October 10, 2014

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How Google's robo-cars mean the end of driving as we know it

Why waste your drive time doing the actual driving, when technology can be your chauffeur? The century-old auto culture is on the verge of radical change, and you can thank Google for where it's headed.

By September 3, 2013

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Google urges fast adoption of VP9 video compression

The computing industry has just begun taking the VP8 codec seriously, but Google wants people to adopt its brand-new successor.

By May 15, 2013

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Google I/O keeps browser focus despite fancy phones, eyewear

Android and Glass get a lot of attention at Google I/O, but Chrome and Web programming sessions are core to Google's conference for developers.

By May 13, 2013

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Despite Google patent efforts, VP8 no shoo-in for Web video

Nokia refuses to license patents it says are needed to use Google's video technology, sullying Google's earlier patent deal. But WebRTC could still spread VP8 widely, lowering Web video costs for startups and schools.

By March 28, 2013

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A123 Systems stung by faulty batteries

Battery maker A123 Systems will need to replace batteries to the Fisker Karma and other vehicles following the discovery of a defect at its Livonia, Mich., battery plant.

By March 26, 2012

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What Nintendo needs to do to make a comeback

Can the Wii U fix Nintendo's problems, or will the company have to do something more drastic?

By June 22, 2012

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The best of NY Tech Day, a showcase of startups

More than 200 New York-based startups come out today to show off their wares. The offerings are a bit uneven, but CNET is on the job to call out the best of the best.

By April 19, 2012

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Mozilla execs capitulate in H.264 Web-video war

The Firefox developer, seeking a foothold in mobile browsing, is poised to accept patented video technology it had spurned. That underscores the challenges for Google's competing WebM.

By March 14, 2012