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Brain-to-brain verbal communication in humans achieved for the first time

A team of researchers has successfully achieved brain-to-brain human communication using non-invasive technologies across a distance of 5,000 miles.

By September 3, 2014

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Microsoft wants Xbox 'achievements' for watching ads

Achievement unlocked: a patent application from Microsoft suggests that the company wants to "reward" you for your TV habits.

By May 27, 2013

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2014 Chevy Cruze Diesel achieves excellent fuel economy (pictures)

Chevy's new diesel version of its Cruze compact sedan averaged over 50 mpg on the freeway in our testing, and came standard with the excellent MyLink cabin tech interface.

19 Images By July 31, 2013

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Volkswagen XL1 achieves 261 mpg (pictures)

At the Geneva auto show, Volkswagen announced success in building a car that only burns 0.9 liter per 100 kilometers, or 261 mpg. The XL1 is the result of years of work in developing a 1-liter car.

9 Images By March 5, 2013

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Xiaomi tops Samsung as China's largest smartphone vendor

Samsung holds 12 percent of the Chinese smartphone market, according to Canalys, behind Xiaomi's 14 percent share.

By August 4, 2014

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Xbox One update will better understand certain accents

The latest update also provides a quicker way to see your achievements and "like" game clips captured through the SmartGlass app.

By July 8, 2014

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Microsoft explains quantum computing so even you can understand

Quantum computing may someday blow away today's smartest machines. It's weird and heavy on the physics, but Microsoft thinks you can handle it.

By July 25, 2014

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Inside Thorncrown Chapel, the Ozarks' glass masterpiece

Conceived by an alcoholic schoolteacher and designed by Frank Lloyd Wright student Fay Jones, it won the highest honors in architecture. CNET Road Trip 2014 stopped in for a visit.

By July 15, 2014

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Fitness fanatics are driving a mobile app usage boom

Just ahead of Apple's HealthKit and Google's rumored Google Fit, health and fitness apps skyrocket with a 62 percent increase in usage -- that's a rate 87 percent faster than the rest of the app industry.

By June 19, 2014

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Sony's curved sensor brings 19th century tech back to the future

The promise of the curved sensor is better pictures in even thinner phones.

By June 18, 2014