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New York's tech scene: More melting pot, less Silicon Valley

On Road Trip 2015, CNET takes a look at the tech scene in the Big Apple, and how it has quietly emerged from the ashes of the failed "Silicon Alley."

By August 10, 2015


Inside London's first trampoline park

The Oxygen Freejumping trampoline park boasts 3,000 square feet of space, and 150 connected trampolines. We try it out ahead of the official opening.

By July 17, 2015


Facebook, Google, Twitter in new scrum over mobile app ad gold rush

What once was Facebook's private mine has created a gold-rush effect with Google and Twitter also now seeking more mobile riches. But there's only so much money to go around.

By April 22, 2014


Facebook to share ads based on location history with advertisers -- but won't say when

With Nearby Friends, your location history is private to you and only you -- until the social network decides otherwise. Surprised? Don't be. Facebook is in the advertising business.

By April 18, 2014


Facebook makes column ads too big to miss

The social network is rolling out bigger right-hand column ads in the hopes of pleasing marketers and members alike.

By April 9, 2014


Facebook flying high with $2.59 billion in Q4 revenue

The social network continued to conquer on mobile with $1.25 billion in revenue from ads running on smartphones.

By January 29, 2014


Facebook Q4 by the numbers: 1.23B members and $1.25B in mobile sales

The social network surprises again with just how much money it can make from its mobile ad initiatives.

By January 29, 2014


Facebook earnings: The kids are alright

Regardless of whether teens will someday shun the social network, Facebook's fourth quarter will likely glow thanks to mobile ads and Instagram.

By January 28, 2014


Wispy designs from Microsoft partners breeze past Apple

Thin and light laptop and hybrid designs from PC makers are passing Apple on key features. Will PC makers forge ahead in 2014?

By December 24, 2013


The Sony Vaio Pro 13 offers all-day battery life

In a body that weighs just 2.34 pounds, the Pro 13 packs good performance and more work time.

By July 2, 2013