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Samsung sends spies to uncover Apple's iPhone line phenom

The Korean electronics giant may use ads to mock fanboys waiting for the iPhone, but that doesn't mean it's not curious about why Apple buyers will sit in line for eons for the device.

By September 20, 2013

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The surprising rise of YouTube lyrics videos

A user-generated trend catapulted to industry-embraced phenom, low-budget clips displaying song lyrics are starting to eclipse their big-budget brethren -- and may address a yearning lost in the streaming shift.

By August 31, 2014

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Robots dancing 'Gangnam Style' never gets old

If you've never seen 'bots dancing to Psy's breakout hit, you should. Guaranteed it will make you feel better about the impending robot takeover.

By July 8, 2014

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As 'Gangnam Style' hits 2B YouTube views, music fans should cheer. Really

Psy may be the first to reach that landmark, but YouTube is already planning for a world in which thousands of videos reach billions of views.

By May 30, 2014

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Galaxy S5 launch: No lines, but preorders look strong

Samsung's smartphone launches may lack the fervor that accompanies iPhone arrivals, but don't confuse that with lackluster sales.

By April 11, 2014

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Behind Samsung's push to rule the world

Samsung wants to be all things to all people. CNET's Shara Tibken went to South Korea to discover how it does just that.

By December 9, 2013

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Why Twitter gets a pass -- even without a sign of profits

Public. Real-time. Conversational. Distributed. The staccato pitch has a very rich ring to investors.

By November 7, 2013

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Woman trades Louis Vuitton bag 'to keep Steve Jobs' memory alive'

In Charleston, S.C. Lisa Hoffman gave up one precious thing in order to be more sure of getting another. She moved up two places in the iPhone line. For deeply philosophical reasons.

By September 22, 2013

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iPhone 5S film: Fascinating, fun look at Apple Store line-sitters

We've seen the ads from Samsung and others that mock Apple fanboys. But this minidocumentary by an indie filmmaker avoids stereotypes and captures the strangeness of an Apple product launch.

By September 21, 2013

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Rivals can imitate Apple's product strategy, but not gold fever

Google and Microsoft can make a phone that rivals the quality and fit and finish of an Apple product. What they can't manufacturer is long lines of people waiting to get their new iPhone or iPad.

By September 21, 2013