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Philips comes full circle with massive bet on lighting and health-tech

The 123-year-old Dutch company has ruthlessly cut ties with TV, audio, and the categories that have made it most famous. Can an ageing population put this venerable firm back on top?

By October 10, 2014

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Real-time, real-world captioning comes to Google Glass

A new app for Google Glass captions conversations in real-time.

By October 2, 2014

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This is what social media is doing to your brain

Can you become addicted to social media? Are active social-media users better at multitasking? A video from AsapSCIENCE shows us how social media is changing our brains.

By September 8, 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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Who will wear Android Wear?

Commentary: Google has unleashed its smartwatch and wearables platform on the world. But is the world ready? More importantly, does it even care?

By June 25, 2014

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Privacy no longer a barrier on Facebook: Just Ask!

If you want to know who your friends and acquaintances are dating or where they grew up, you no longer need to wait for them to share those details on Facebook -- the site has introduced a new 'Ask' button, allowing users to send unsolicited requests for personal information.

By May 19, 2014

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My life with a curved TV: Week 2

After a fortnight with Samsungs's top-of-the-line curved TV in my living room, I'm closer to understanding these strange, unasked-for variations on traditional flat televisions. Spoiler: They're not as warped as I first thought.

By May 27, 2014

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Anonymous isn't synonymous with ominous

[commentary] Just because a site or app lets you post anonymously doesn't mean it's dangerous. There are lots of good uses for these services.

By April 14, 2014

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Drivers take selfies in middle of blocked LA freeway

When the 105 freeway closed because a man was threatening to jump from an overcrossing, what would good citizens do? Why, get out of their cars and take group selfies.

By April 10, 2014

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Shattered Planet: towards the perfect procedural death labyrinth

Kitfox Games has just released its first game. CNET Australia caught up with studio head Tanya Short to talk IAP, inclusivity and the perfect PDL.

By April 2, 2014