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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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How blazing Internet speeds helped Chattanooga shed its smokestack past

For Road Trip 2015, CNET looks at how one Southern city's embrace of superfast Internet turned it into a magnet for tech entrepreneurs.

By August 20, 2015

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Many people don't bother using in-car technology, survey says

Technically Incorrect: At least 20 percent of drivers say they've never used more than half the tech features in their cars, according to new market research.

By August 26, 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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Toshiba CEO quits as accounting scandal adds up to $1.22 billion

Japan's finance minister warns this latest scandal could shake the market's trust in the country's corporate governance.

By July 21, 2015

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Now independent, PayPal worth nearly $50 billion

The digital-payments company should see a bright future as a standalone business, in contrast to former parent eBay's need for a turnaround.

By July 20, 2015

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Sony to raise $3.6 billion in hopes of profitability

The company will sell additional shares and hold a bond offering to raise the required funds that it says will be used to help it transform "into a highly profitable enterprise."

By June 30, 2015

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Verizon completes its $4.4 billion purchase of AOL

The parent of the wireless carrier gains a set of new online advertising tools in the deal, as well as media sites such as The Huffington Post.

By June 23, 2015

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'Bent light' offers glimpse of huge galaxy 11.7 billion light years away

Astronomers have used a trick of general relativity to look around a corner, of sorts, and view a massive, distant galaxy with remarkable clarity.

By June 9, 2015