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Inside the multibillion-dollar quest to make faster, cheaper gadgets

Intel, GlobalFoundries and other chipmakers have built massive facilities to manufacture more powerful computer chips. It's all part of a race to prove they can keep pace with Moore's Law.

By April 16, 2015

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Samsung, in a race to build your next smartphone chip, may just win

The Korean electronics maker, best known for TVs and mobile devices, also makes the processors powering those devices. Here's why it's now angling to be first with new chip technology.

By April 17, 2015

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Two-year-old cryogenically frozen by parents

Technically Incorrect: The parents of a Thai girl who died of brain cancer have had her frozen in the hope that science will one day be able to revive her. She is believed to be the youngest person ever to undergo the procedure.

By April 16, 2015

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Adios, silicon: Why exotic designs are the future for the chips in your gadgets

Decades of progress creating conventional computer chips will stall in the coming years, forcing some far-out ideas on semiconductor makers. Carbon nanotubes or quantum computing, anyone?

By April 17, 2015

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FBI pulls computer security expert off flight, after he tweets about hacking its systems

Technically Incorrect: Chris Roberts says he sent his tweet because he's frustrated that a security flaw isn't being addressed.

By April 17, 2015

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Verizon Fios shifts to 'skinny bundles' for TV service

The move is further evidence of a potentially dramatic shift in the way television programming is being offered to customers.

By April 17, 2015

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OneDrive, Dropbox, Google Drive and Box: Which cloud storage service is right for you?

If you're ready to take the plunge into storing your files, photos, and more in the cloud but need help deciding which service is right for your needs and wallet, we've got you covered.

By February 19, 2014

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Jawbone's new trio of Up2, Up3 and Up4 bands: fitness tracking, heart rate and mobile payments (hands-on)

A trio of new Jawbone fitness bands are on their way: two coming soon, one later this summer. They're slimmer, and they're ambitious. And we have two of them here to review.

By April 15, 2015

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Star Wars droid BB-8 is real, powered by Sphero

Get ready for rolling BB-8 toys. The droid in "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" is a real robot, based on the technology in Sphero's toy robotic balls. And in a galaxy not so far away, SpaceX delivers an espresso machine to the International Space Station.

By April 17, 2015

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Zvox SoundBase 450

Unveiled at CES 2015, the SoundBase 450 and 350 feature Bluetooth and built-in subwoofers and both come in under $300.

By January 5, 2015