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How blazing Internet speeds helped Chattanooga shed its smokestack past

For Road Trip 2015, CNET looks at how one Southern city's embrace of superfast Internet turned it into a magnet for tech entrepreneurs.

By August 20, 2015

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Yes, Apollo 11 astronauts completed customs forms for their moon trip

Flight route: Florida to Hawaii via the moon. Astronaut Buzz Aldrin shares some of the more mundane artifacts of humanity's first trip to the moon.

By August 4, 2015

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Two speaker design types, flat panel or box: Which one's right for you?

The Magnepan MMG and Pioneer Elite SP-EBS73-LR are two very different sounding speakers, so which one is best for you?

By August 5, 2015

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Hisense to buy Sharp America in $23.7M deal

Chinese manufacturer Hisense is making a play at the American TV market by buying out Sharp America's TV business, taking over the Japanese company's Mexican factory and gaining rights to the Sharp brand in North and South America.

By July 31, 2015

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As pride soars, Apple adds LGBT featured section to the App Store

Apple has added an LGBT section to its App Store that showcases apps, books, movies, TV shows and podcasts to commemorate the 1969 Stonewall riots.

By June 26, 2015

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LGBT rights are good for the tech industry, SF Pride Parade chief says

San Francisco is both the home of the tech industry and the epicenter of the gay rights movement. Now the city is throwing its biggest party of the year, just after the Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage.

By June 27, 2015

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What's new on Amazon Prime for July 2015

If you're an Amazon Prime subscriber, you've got access to some great stuff in July including the full run of "Entourage," "True Blood," cult-classic "The Warriors" and more.

By June 19, 2015

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Moore's Law is the reason your iPhone is so thin and cheap

Intel co-founder Gordon Moore's observation 50 years ago set the groundwork for self-driving cars on the road and computers in our pockets today.

By April 16, 2015

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The chaebols: Samsung and LG's 50-year 'star wars'

LG and Samsung are among the best-known of South Korea's conglomerates, and their ongoing rivalry is just as famous. We take a look at their closely intertwined histories in part two of this series on chaebols.

By April 9, 2015

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The fascinating story of the man who invented stereo (and pioneered TV and radar too)

Honoured at the famous Abbey Road Studios, Alan Dower Blumlein pioneered all kinds of technologies before his untimely death during a top-secret wartime mission.

By April 1, 2015