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F-U-N-D-E-D: Silicon Valley bets that software can take the pain out of parking

A $20 million investment in SpotHero is just the latest sign of venture capitalists' increasing interest in changing the way the world parks.

By August 21, 2015

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Google's Alpha-bet shows weakness of Google brand

Technically Incorrect: There may be good reasons why Google has created its new holding company. One, though, might be to alleviate some of the negatives of the Google image.

By August 11, 2015

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How Amazon is betting on big names, fresh talent and 'beautiful storytelling' in Netflix battle

We spoke with Amazon's Helen Cowley about the pilot shows vying for your votes, finding fresh talent and signing the "Top Gear" boys.

By August 7, 2015

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PS3 games on PS4? Don't bet the farm on it

Having old games play on new consoles is a big benefit for gamers. Microsoft's new Xbox will do it later this year, but Sony's PS4 likely won't.

By June 19, 2015

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AMD bets big on PC gaming at E3 2015

New Radeon graphics cards for 4K and virtual reality, and a new push to capture high-end gamers from rivals Nvidia and Intel.

By June 16, 2015

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What if 'Back to the Future Part II' were set in 2045 instead of 2015?

We're currently living in the year imagined by the classic sci-fi flick, but what would another sequel look like if it envisioned the future 30 years from today?

By August 29, 2015

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​Cardboard for kids: Google's bet on the future of VR is children

Inexpensive, easy to use, and kid-friendly? I let my kid use Google Cardboard and he showed me why it'll be a hit.

By June 2, 2015

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Roku vs. Apple TV vs. Chromecast vs. Amazon Fire TV

Which has the most apps? Which has the coolest features? Which one is the best? The most popular streamers all have their merits, so we'll help you decide which box is right for you.

By June 2, 2015

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Chevy bets big with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay in 2016 line-up

At a press preview event in San Francisco, Chevrolet demonstrated both Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, and promised implementations in 10 of its models.

By May 27, 2015

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Verizon to buy AOL in $4.4B bet on mobile, video

The deal for the former dot-com luminary is all about trying to find a new path forward in getting digital content out to consumers and the advertisers who'll follow them.

By May 12, 2015