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Verizon 'supercookies' could be a boon to advertisers, hackers

Supercookies could take a bigger bite out of your privacy than you think, say researchers. Here's what they're worried about.

By November 10, 2014

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Calling all iPhones! Sprint's iPhone gets Wi-Fi calling

Four of Apple's iPhones will be able to take calls over Sprint's Wi-Fi networks, a boon if your signal -- or minutes -- are running low.

By April 8, 2015

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Apple's iPad turns 5: Where does it go from here?

The iconic tablet was a phenomenon out of the gate, but with sales slowing, the iPad finds itself at a crossroads on the fifth anniversary of its original launch.

By April 3, 2015

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Roku updates streaming boxes with voice search, new movies feed (hands-on)

CNET's favorite streaming boxes get minor makeovers, with voice search coming to the new Roku 3 and faster performance to the new Roku 2. Plus, a Facebook-like data feed lets you "follow" new movies as they transition through availability windows.

By April 6, 2015

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T-Mobile will buy out your payment plan or lease if you switch

The carrier is also guaranteeing that prices won't increase for customers on existing plans -- even if you're on a promotional program.

By March 18, 2015

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AT&T says it won't chase after customers as price wars ease

AT&T's comments suggest the telecommunications giant may be less willing to dole out promotions and discounts to win over bargain hunters.

By March 11, 2015

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You wouldn't like a bigger battery in your iPhone, says Apple's Ive

Technically Incorrect: Apple's head of design says in an interview that there are emotional reasons why the iPhone needs regular recharging.

By March 8, 2015

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LTE Broadcast promises to make over-the-air app updates hassle-free

A new way for carriers to push out video and software updates has some immediate benefits for you and me.

By February 25, 2015

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Lawmakers push feds to investigate Verizon's use of 'supercookies'

Concerned about privacy, three Democrats in the US Senate are asking the FCC and FTC to investigate Verizon's use of "supercookies" to track the online activities of millions of mobile customers.

By February 7, 2015

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Microsoft's Nadella is on a mission to make Windows matter again

The CEO of the world's largest software maker, who celebrates one year on the job today, is changing Microsoft from the inside out -- because he has to.

By February 4, 2015