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How to buy a new phone: The CNET smartphone buying guide

The most important things to know when shopping for a cell phone.

By December 16, 2014

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Net neutrality a reality: FCC votes to bring Internet under utility-style rules

In a 3-2 vote, the agency decides to apply the same rules that govern telephone service to broadband, with the hope that it ensures the fair and equal treatment of all traffic on the Internet.

By February 26, 2015

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Samsung swings big with overhauled Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge

The consumer electronics titan shows an aggressive streak -- and makes a few cracks at Apple's expense -- as it seeks to regain its dominance in the smartphone industry.

By March 2, 2015

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Samsung Galaxy Note Edge rocks a curved sidebar screen (hands-on pictures)

A curvaceous, eye-catching bend in the Note Edge does a lot more than look like a waterfall of glass. It also hosts alerts, alarms, and menu buttons.

20 Images By September 3, 2014

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For Tim Cook, protecting consumers' online privacy is also personal

In a speech at Obama's cybersecurity summit, the Apple CEO says sacrificing a right to privacy can have dire consequences. Cook, who came out as gay last year, adds that's true especially in a world where people aren't treated equally and face discrimination based on personal information.

February 13, 2015

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Apple's a hot ticket for China's 'luxury consumers'

The Hurun Research Institute says iPhones and other Apple gadgets are the most popular gifts among China's wealthy, beating out luxury brands like Louis Vuitton and Chanel.

By January 29, 2015

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What's inside your smartphone? Most customers don't care

Samsung's easy dismissal of Qualcomm's Snapdragon processor highlights the chipmaker's weak brand power with consumers. What can Qualcomm do to raise its profile?

By March 2, 2015

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Wireless auction was a 'disaster' for consumers, T-Mobile chief says

John Legere, leader of the third-largest wireless carrier in the US, is now calling on the US to change the way the auction is run.

By February 18, 2015

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What newly proposed FCC rules mean for consumers

FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler lays out new standards that line up with President Barack Obama's stance on net neutrality. CNET's Sumi Das explains how the rules, which promote innovation and ban 'fast lanes,' affect our online experiences.

By February 4, 2015

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Tim Cook to governments: Lay off our privacy

Technically Incorrect: Apple's CEO says he doesn't believe that people should sacrifice their privacy on the altar of governments' definition of global security.

By February 28, 2015