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Will virtual reality make you buy more? Retailers are betting on it

Virtual reality springs up at the retail industry's marquee show, offering a glimpse of how we might shop in the future.

By January 21, 2016

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Toyota making billion-dollar bet on AI and robotics research

Through the company's Toyota Research Institute, the car maker will start investing heavily into areas beyond manufacturing cars, such as artificial intelligence and robotics to help development of self-driving cars.

January 5, 2016

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BlackBerry's Android bet is still looking for its big payoff

The first Android smartphone from BlackBerry is making waves, but it hasn't yet shown it'll be enough to keep afloat the handset business of the once mighty smartphone maker.

By December 18, 2015

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LG bets $8.7 billion you'll want a TV with rich OLED colors

TVs with OLED display technology remain rare, but the South Korean company expects a gargantuan new manufacturing plant will help spread the technology in coming years.

By November 27, 2015

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Best bets for Black Friday computer sales

These are the deals on laptops, tablets, desktops and hybrids worth checking out for Black Friday bargains. (Originally published earlier, republished November 25, 5:30 a.m. PT.)

12 Images By November 26, 2015

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The BlackBerry Priv bets on Android and a novel, slide-out keyboard

BlackBerry's first Android phone champions productivity and security, but the real star is the slide-out keyboard.

By November 5, 2015

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​Startup bets its wheeled robots, not airborne drones, will deliver your groceries

Two Skype co-founders form a new company, Starship Technologies, to try to lower the cost of package delivery with six-wheeled robots.

By November 2, 2015

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The circle of life: Samsung bets on new shape to help win the smartwatch war

Samsung designers Eunjoo Kim and Jaehyung Hong reveal the inspiration behind the Galaxy Gear S2 smartwatch and why the team had to go back to the drawing board after the Gear S.

By October 2, 2015

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Kakao bets on online board games and gambling to nab elusive profitability

South Korea's biggest messaging app is struggling to keep profits up despite increasing popularity, signalling what could be a problem for the global messaging sector.

By September 20, 2015

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F-U-N-D-E-D: Silicon Valley bets $100M that computers can help you look good

Beauty and fashion startups hope to edge out the local mall by creating software that learns and anticipates what people want to wear.

By September 18, 2015