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East Palo Alto: Life on the other side of Silicon Valley's tracks

Wedged between techie territories like Palo Alto and Menlo Park, this once down-and-out California town is trying to turn itself around while still keeping its identity. We paid a visit on Road Trip 2015.

By August 31, 2015

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R + L = J + ?: A new Jon Snow 'Game of Thrones' theory to chew on

There's a new "Game of Thrones" fan theory making the Internet rounds this week, and this one suggests Jon Snow might have a secret twin sister. Warning: Spoilers are coming.

By August 28, 2015

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Tech money drives San Francisco building boom, pushes others out

As part of Road Trip 2015, CNET looks at how new skyscrapers are defining a new era in the City by the Bay. The winners: tech. The losers: pretty much everyone else.

By August 24, 2015

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Apple snaps up FoundationDB for behind-the-scenes help

FoundationDB is building database technology that's intended to provide high-speed access to troves of information.

By March 25, 2015

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A real-life medical tricorder: XPrize wants to make it so

From CNET Magazine: An XPrize competition aims to turn a 50-year-old science fiction concept into a powerful medical device that's accessible to all.

By July 8, 2015

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Cop pulls gun on man filming him with cell phone

Technically Incorrect: A YouTube video shows a Northern California police officer first try to film a resident filming him and then pull his gun. The incident is now being investigated.

By August 6, 2015

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Russian Internet watchdog orders ISPs to block Wikipedia

The country's Roskomnadzor federal agency has instructed Internet providers to block a page about a kind of cannabis, but most can only block the entire site.

By August 25, 2015

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How blazing Internet speeds helped Chattanooga shed its smokestack past

For Road Trip 2015, CNET looks at how one Southern city's embrace of superfast Internet turned it into a magnet for tech entrepreneurs.

By August 20, 2015

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An iconic British monitor speaker is reborn

The Audiophiliac luxuriates with the sound of Falcon LS3/5a monitor speakers, inspired by the original 1970s BBC monitor speaker.

By August 26, 2015

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​Startup aims to make home devices smart enough to anticipate what you need

Silk Labs wants to weave its software and services into all the new networked devices coming to homes of the future. Behind it: a trio fresh from the ambitious Firefox OS smartphone project.

By August 21, 2015