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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: Demand for Galaxy S6 steeper than expected

The company says it didn't fully anticipate how many of its new Galaxy S6 smartphones it would need right off the bat.

By April 15, 2015

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Google faces European charge it abused search dominance

The European Commission opens a legal case that could change how Google search works -- and impose a massive fine. It also begins an inquiry about Android.

By April 15, 2015

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Guitar Hero lives on, now with live performances

Activision Blizzard revives the iconic music game franchise in a bid to make living room rock stars the hot new thing -- again.

By April 14, 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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Spotify closes in on $8.4 billion valuation with latest deal

The privately held music streaming service is said to be courting Goldman Sachs and others in a $400 million dollar fundraising round.

By April 11, 2015

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Netflix signs up new members like crazy in record-breaking quarter

The video-streaming service adds 4.9 million new members in the first quarter, hitting milestones both in the US and in its international markets.

By April 15, 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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LinkedIn to acquire online training site Lynda.com for $1.5 billion

In its biggest acquisition yet, LinkedIn will bring Lynda.com's library of online courses to the professional network's 300 million members.

By April 9, 2015

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NSA's Internet spying will cost US tech vendors $47 billion

Forrester Research says the revenue hit to US cloud and outsourcing providers is less than initially expected because international customers boosted security instead of leaving.

By April 2, 2015