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Confessions of a smartphone thief

Almost 2 billion people around the world use smartphones -- typically worth hundreds of dollars a pop on the black market. A former smartphone thief explains their allure to street criminals.

By November 24, 2014

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Black Friday is showing signs of gray

For consumers, Black Friday itself is less of a temptation now that retailers are offering the same bargain prices in the days before and after the big shopping event.

By November 28, 2014

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AT&T's fiber Internet rollout will continue, kinda

The company tells the FCC that it will go forward with its current GigaPower fiber network plans but that it's still waiting to hear what happens with Net neutrality in Washington.

By November 26, 2014

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Watch the 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' trailer here

The first glimpse of JJ Abrams' first "Star Wars" sequel has arrived, featuring Stormtroopers, the Millenium Falcon -- and one badass lightsaber.

By November 28, 2014

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Hungry black hole sucks up weight of 100 billion billion hot dogs a minute

Astronomers have located a black hole that appears to be from a new class of cosmic champion eaters.

By October 8, 2014

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Apple faces 'billions of euros' costs in tax avoidance probe, report says

European investigators are set to accuse Apple of receiving "illegal state aid" in Ireland for more than 20 years.

By September 29, 2014

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Dyson sets aside $1.56 billion for future tech innovations

The luxury small-appliance company plans to introduce four new product categories over the next four years.

By November 20, 2014

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Mobile transaction users to jump to 2 billion by 2017

More and more, says Juniper Research, people will use their mobile devices to buy products or do their banking, boosted by services such as Apple Pay.

By November 17, 2014

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Sony posts $1.2 billion loss as mobile business falls off a cliff

Dragging down the rest of the company Sony's mobile unit posts a quarterly operating loss of $1.6 billion on $2.8 billion in revenue.

By October 31, 2014

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Foxconn eyes China display plant for $5.7 billion -- report

If Foxconn makes the investment, it would be the largest in the company's history, but so far, talks are only in their preliminary stages.

By October 23, 2014