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What Apple isn't telling us anymore

Apple says it won't break out retail store and iPod sales anymore. And forget about detailed stats on the Apple Watch, due next year.

By October 21, 2014

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The US government's wireless-spectrum auction: Why it matters (FAQ)

It's the first auction of new wireless spectrum in six years. CNET gets you up to speed on how this will affect your wireless service in the future.

By October 19, 2014

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iPhone 6 promises happy holidays for Apple

The electronics giant is projecting stronger-than-expected sales this holiday even after delivering better-than-anticipated revenue in the September quarter. The only negative was another drop in iPad sales.

By October 20, 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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Samsung to spend nearly $15 billion on chip plant

The South Korean electronics giant plans to build a semiconductor factory south of Seoul, with an opening set for 2017.

By October 5, 2014

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Huawei eyes $4 billion investment in broadband

With 4K video and cloud computing on the rise, the Chinese company argues that fixed broadband must improve.

By September 25, 2014

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DirecTV shareholders approve $48.5 billion AT&T takeover

The deal, still awaiting regulatory approval, would give AT&T a national presence in the television business.

By September 25, 2014

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Facebook sues lawyers of man who claimed to own the social network

The world's largest social network claims DLA Piper and other law firms knew Paul Ceglia was lying about his ownership stake in Facebook -- but went forward with the case anyway.

By October 20, 2014

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Electrolux to vacuum up GE Appliances for $3.3 billion

GE continues its efforts to refocus its portfolio toward its heavy-industry businesses and away from lower-margin consumer devices.

By September 8, 2014