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2009

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Road Trip 2009

Geek Gestalt hits the heartland.

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Water found on Neptune-sized planet 124 light-years from Earth

The discovery of water vapor in the atmosphere of the planet opens up more understanding about planet formation and the possibility of life outside our solar system.

By September 24, 2014

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Bitcoin-mining company Butterfly Labs shut down by FTC

Company marketed specialized computers designed to produce the cryptocurrency but delivered useless machines, according to an FTC complaint.

By September 23, 2014

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Windows 7 faces Halloween deadline

Microsoft is approaching the next cutoff date in Windows 7's life cycle next month. Here's what is and isn't happening after October 31.

By September 23, 2014

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Polestar takes world's safest car to the track

Volvo's reputation for safety is unparalleled, but that doesn't mean the cars can't also be fun. Tuner company Polestar lets CNET editor Wayne Cunningham drive laps in its special-edition S60.

By September 24, 2014

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Apple says a silent goodbye to iPod classic

The standalone MP3 player -- which reimagined markets for phones, tablets, and, now, watches -- takes its bow.

By September 9, 2014

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Do you like loud music, or prefer to listen quietly?

At home or in your car you're in control, how loud do you like your music?

By September 20, 2014

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Apple iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus preorders top 4M in first 24 hours

Apple says it hit a record in the first day of sales. However, it confirms demand outstripped initial preorder supplies, so some customers will receive their new iPhones as late as October.

By September 15, 2014

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Are Uber's gratuity fees misleading? Judge says yes

A US judge rules the ride-sharing service must face a lawsuit in which a passenger alleges the company pockets a "substantial portion" of the tips meant to go to drivers.

By September 18, 2014

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Are we all here because of a black hole?

While we typically think of black holes as death pits from which nothing can escape, recent studies suggest black holes play a pivotal role in creating stars. Could one have created our sun?

By September 18, 2014

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Verizon, Motorola to unveil fast-charging Droid in October

The latest smartphone in Verizon's Droid franchise will boast rapid charging as its marquee feature.

By September 18, 2014