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The hidden cost of those 'free' gambling apps

Some of the most downloaded and highest-grossing video games in leading app stores use casino motifs for their designs, raising questions about the potential dangers of gambling apps.

By August 27, 2015

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Tech money drives San Francisco building boom, pushes others out

As part of Road Trip 2015, CNET looks at how new skyscrapers are defining a new era in the City by the Bay. The winners: tech. The losers: pretty much everyone else.

By August 24, 2015

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​Startup aims to make home devices smart enough to anticipate what you need

Silk Labs wants to weave its software and services into all the new networked devices coming to homes of the future. Behind it: a trio fresh from the ambitious Firefox OS smartphone project.

By August 21, 2015

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One billion people used Facebook on Monday

During just a single day, roughly one out of every seven people on Earth logged in to the social network, says Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg.

By August 27, 2015

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Former Apple CEO announces new flagship smartphone for the developing world

John Sculley, who infamously fired Steve Jobs in 1985, has announced two sleek new handsets from his company, Obi Worldphone.

By August 27, 2015

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1 billion Fallout Shelter sessions played in first month

Players created 85.3 million vaults and spent a combined 29 million hours playing the game during its first month.

By August 18, 2015

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QVC owner to buy Zulily shopping site for $2.4 billion

Liberty Interactive Corp., parent company of TV shopping network QVC, will acquire the popular mommy-oriented flash-sale site to create "a digital commerce powerhouse."

By August 17, 2015

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F-U-N-D-E-D: Silicon Valley gives rare blessing to software for church

Startups catering to religious groups promise more parishioners -- and donations.

By August 28, 2015

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Windows 10 running on 75 million devices, Microsoft says

Less than a month after rollout, the operating system's adoption is humming along.

By August 26, 2015

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Meet Wileyfox, an 'edgy' new mobile brand powered by Cyanogen

Launching in London today, the new company is set to take on the smartphone market with budget hardware and unusual Android software.

By August 25, 2015