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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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Spotify to enter Africa with Vodacom pact?

The streaming-music service may move into Africa with a deal offering free data, according to a report, after already pervading Europe and launching in the Americas.

By June 2, 2014

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Phone chargers for Africa and 3D-printing in space win Branson backing

Solar-powered phone chargers for the developing world, 3D-printed satellites and bespoke shoes for the masses have won the backing of Sir Richard Branson.

By March 13, 2014

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NASA images show equivalent of 689,290 dust-filled semis moving from Sahara to Amazon

A new report and video show how dust from an ancient lakebed in Africa is critical to plant growth on another continent.

By February 26, 2015

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Google shakes up European operations amid regulatory scrutiny

A Google exec says the realignment will help Google respond more quickly to what's happening in individual countries.

By February 26, 2015

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Google's Project Link builds high-speed networks in Africa

The company's Project Link aims to deliver reliable broadband connections to areas where the Internet infrastructure is inadequate.

By November 20, 2013

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Android app access rolls out to BlackBerry 10 users

The latest update to the BlackBerry 10 mobile operating system also adds such features as a digital assistant -- a la Siri and Cortana -- and a meeting mode.

By February 20, 2015

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Mars One selects 1 'alien' and 99 human finalists to die on Mars

Over 200,000 people applied for the chance to visit the red planet and never come back. Now Mars One has whittled the applicant pool down to just 100.

By February 17, 2015

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MacBook falls 1,000 feet from airplane, survives the landing

A MacBook Air takes its name too literally when it accidentally launches from an airplane in flight, dives all the way to ground and emerges functioning, though a little roughed up.

By February 12, 2015

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4K content guide: What to watch in 4K today

So you bought a new 4K TV and you're wondering what's on. The answer right now is: not much. But the list is growing. Here's a look at what you can watch now in 4K, and what's coming down the pike in the near future.

By February 2, 2015