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Can a phone replace your wallet? I went shopping to find out.

CNET editor Sharon Profis takes Apple Pay, Google Wallet and PayPal for a test drive and compares the options.

By October 20, 2014

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The US government's wireless-spectrum auction: Why it matters (FAQ)

It's the first auction of new wireless spectrum in six years. CNET gets you up to speed on how this will affect your wireless service in the future.

By October 19, 2014

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Americans' online privacy worries center on money -- and porn, a bit

According to a survey, Americans say their biggest concern with online infiltrators is that their financial info will be spied on. Some even admit they're worried about privacy while browsing porn.

By July 29, 2014

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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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200mph American Hot Rod: 1932 Ford Roadster

XCAR met with the current owner of this 1932 Ford Roadster to talk about its history and how one man took this car to the brink of 200mph.

September 25, 2014

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Average Americans think they're smarter than average Americans

YouGov poll shows 55 percent of Americans think they possess above average intelligence. A relief for the future of tech, surely.

By May 13, 2014

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FCC chief to wireless industry: I work for the American public

FCC chairman Tom Wheeler tells industry not to expect a free ride on any of the major issues his agency is now considering, including megamergers, Net neutrality, and the upcoming incentive wireless auction.

By September 9, 2014

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Apple tops Samsung in North American mobile Web traffic

The iPhone accounts for a little more than half of all smartphone traffic seen in July by online ad network Chitika, with Samsung in second place.

By August 4, 2014

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Secret loopholes drive NSA's 'unrestrained surveillance' on Americans

Thanks to a three-decade-old executive order, researchers say, Fourth Amendment protections against warrantless domestic surveillance may not be as strong as first thought.

By June 30, 2014

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Americans think 'Star Trek' is the future, not 'Star Wars'

A survey shows Americans have little idea what the Internet of Things is, but that the story that most aligns with their view of the future stars James T. Kirk.

By June 12, 2014