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How accurate is the Apple Watch's step counter? We tested it against 13 competitors to find out.

CNET's Dan Graziano tested the step and distance accuracy of the Apple Watch. See how it stacks up against the competition.

By May 19, 2015

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​So you think you can't sing? Science says otherwise

Grab a mic! Most people can carry a tune, even if they think their voice would make Simon Cowell scowl, a researcher at Toronto's Royal Conservatory of Music says.

By May 22, 2015

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Quality grilled cheese delivered, thanks to algorithms

The Melt, founded by the Flip Camera's creator, invents a smart delivery box that can keep your sandwich fresh for 30 minutes. Thank tech for your lunch.

By July 28, 2014

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All those 'Likes' don't add up to real fans, Facebook exec warns brands

How can a brand reach genuine fans on Facebook and persuade them to go to a show, buy a product or otherwise support the brand? By paying, says Facebook's Niall Fagan.

By May 21, 2015

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New algorithms speed secure communications for Chrome on Android

Security is a constant cat-and-mouse game, and Google is promoting new algorithms that combine stronger security with faster performance to keep attackers at bay.

By April 25, 2014

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Kanye vs. Code? Rapping computer is almost ready to battle

By using some network architecture that's sick, this rapping code knows the best rhymes to pick.

By May 21, 2015

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The adorable algorithm that writes your Craigslist personal ad for you

Collective Love wants to take the pain out of finding the perfect casual encounter -- or, at least, the drudgery.

By March 31, 2014

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Meet the 3D-printed robot that cracks combination locks

Designed by a hacker, the "Combo Breaker" can figure out a lock's combination and get the thing open in less than 30 seconds.

By May 15, 2015

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Bing to follow Google in rewarding mobile-friendly websites

Microsoft's search engine will roll out a new algorithm that will reward sites that are compatible with mobile devices.

By May 14, 2015

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Flickr misfires with automated photo tags

The image-recognition machinery behind the Yahoo site stumbles as it tries to interpret photos of black people and concentration camps.

By May 20, 2015