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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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Moore's Law is the reason your iPhone is so thin and cheap

Intel co-founder Gordon Moore's observation 50 years ago set the groundwork for self-driving cars on the road and computers in our pockets today.

By April 16, 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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Quirky, GE stack up 7 'building blocks' of the affordable smart home

The New York startup and the industrial conglomerate want to get your attention with new connected-home products, adding smarts to light switches, doors and wall outlets.

By November 11, 2014

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Block ads from appearing in apps on your Samsung Smart TV

CNET's Dan Graziano shows you how to opt-out of app advertisements on select SmartTV models.

By February 19, 2015

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How to block in-app ads on your Samsung Smart TV

Reports have surfaced that claim Samsung placed advertisements inside of some Smart TV apps. Here's how you can opt out of future ads.

By February 19, 2015

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Block Valentine's Day updates on Facebook and Twitter

Valentine's Day not your thing? Here's how to block those romantic updates from social media.

By February 9, 2015

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How to block Valentine's Day from Facebook

For singles, the romance-averse or anyone who just wants to remove cupid's trace from social media, here's how to block Valentine's Day from your Facebook news feed.

By February 9, 2015

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Marriott drops its fight to block Wi-Fi hotspots

Following consumer complaints and an FCC fine, the hotel chain withdraws an appeal that had asked the federal agency for some leniency in name of customer security.

By February 2, 2015

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FCC says blocking wireless hotspots is illegal

The agency issues official statement that blocking an individual's personal hotspot, as hotels and convention centers have done, is against the law and subject to fines.

By January 28, 2015