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Teen reportedly shoots self dead while taking selfies with gun

Technically Incorrect: A Houston teen is reportedly about to start college when he decides to take some selfies while holding a gun. The consequences were tragic, police say.

By September 2, 2015

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In New York, Starbucks and now Internet on almost every corner

On Road Trip 2015, CNET gets up close with a new structure that will supply the city with free, public Wi-Fi via a project that swaps phone booths for hotspots.

By August 13, 2015

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'Bent light' offers glimpse of huge galaxy 11.7 billion light years away

Astronomers have used a trick of general relativity to look around a corner, of sorts, and view a massive, distant galaxy with remarkable clarity.

By June 9, 2015

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One Einstein ring to rule them all

Gravitational lensing has produced a spectacular ring from a starburst galaxy nearly 12 billion light-years from Earth.

By April 7, 2015

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Google's privacy czar, Alma Whitten, resigns

After three years on the job, the Web giant's first-ever director of privacy steps down.

By April 1, 2013

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Spider-Man swings back to Marvel Studios with Sony pact

The Marvel Cinematic Universe just got a little bigger, with Spider-Man set to join the tangled web in a new partnership between Marvel Studios and Sony Pictures Entertainment.

By February 9, 2015

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Bill and Melinda Gates top Forbes list as most philanthropic Americans

The co-founder of Microsoft and his wife donated $2.65 billion last year in an effort to combat deadly diseases around the world.

By October 4, 2014

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Make an iPad piano keyboard from clothespins and cardboard

Fiddlewax creator Adam Kumpf makes a $5 keyboard that plays his music app by letting him tickle the, um, clothespins. You can do the same.

By November 18, 2014

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Revolutionary image shows planets forming around a star

We now have a clear visual of how planets form around stars, thanks to a sensational image of a far-distant star surrounded by evidence of baby planets.

By November 6, 2014

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Getting blitzed on football tech

Along with September comes gridiron season. Whether you're following your favorite pro team or your alma mater, there's tech to make all that TV viewing more enjoyable. From interactive apps to hot TVs, CNET's Kara Tsuboi has it covered.

By September 17, 2014