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Ready for Text-to-911? Not all 911 call centers are

On May 15, major carriers will give people the ability to text to 911. The problem is many emergency call centers aren't set up to accept texts. CNET's Sumi Das and Jessica Dolcourt examine the issue.

By May 12, 2014

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Text-to-911 is here, but it isn't everything you might think

In a world where people text more often than call, typing your emergency to 911 is the logical next step. But there are kinks to work out before you'll be able to use it nationwide.

By May 14, 2014

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Text-to-911: What you need to know (FAQ)

Starting May 15, Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile, and Sprint will let you text police in case of an emergency. Here's how it works.

By May 5, 2014

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Fashionistas who need to unload clothes? There's an app for that

Second-hand clothing apps are luring women from other online marketplaces by promising built-in community and profits.

By September 29, 2014

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iPhone 6 loses to Moto X in latest bend test

Having stunned the world with his initial bend test of the iPhone 6 Plus, Lewis Hilsenteger, of YouTube's Unbox Therapy, tries bending an array of phones. With varying results.

By September 24, 2014

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Amazon flagship show 'Alpha House' returns for a binge Oct. 24

Prime Instant Video shifts its release strategy for the second season of the John Goodman political comedy by switching to the all-at-once tack of rival Netflix.

By September 29, 2014

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Crazy (but useful) free keyboards for iOS 8

We've already seen the early swipe keyboards for iOS, but this collection of free apps has some of the more wacky alternatives that still manage to be useful.

By October 1, 2014

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Suitsy: Like a onesie for grown-up men

The Suitsy is a one-of-a-kind piece of clothing that brings pajama-style comfort to the suit-and-tie world of modern business. Are you up for wearing a onesie, guys?

By September 25, 2014

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Streaming music swiping sales from music downloads

Revenue for digital music held steady in the first half of the year, but streaming services appeared to get richer at the expense of downloads, according to data from the RIAA.

By September 26, 2014

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Lenovo to close purchase of IBM's x86 server business on Oct. 1

The $2.1 billion deal ups Lenovo's enterprise offerings, as it takes the No. 3 spot in the x86 server market behind HP and Dell.

By September 29, 2014