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Fall Tech Preview 2014

Maybe it's a little early to be getting in line for these gadgets, but they are coming.

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​The tyranny of distance: Building better broadband for the Australian outback

Australia is embarking on a massive project to roll out a National Broadband Network that provides high-speed internet for the whole country. But as cities get more access to new technology, the country's remote indigenous communities risk becoming the "forgotten part of Australia".

By June 24, 2014

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Alibaba's leaders garner more power over board

Top executives and investors in the Chinese e-commerce company can now name two additional board members following the firm's IPO, according to a new regulatory filing.

By July 14, 2014

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AT&T offers $100 credit for adding a new line

Both new and existing customers can get the $100 credit, as the carrier looks to boost its smartphone revenue. Customers who sign up for a new line must also sign up for the AT&T Next device program.

By August 29, 2014

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Battling Ebola: Information is the most powerful tool

Although the West African nations stricken by the Ebola outbreak are not tech-savvy, text messaging, phone calls, and even radio are helping educate the most at-risk people.

By August 9, 2014

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Carriers, regulators tussle over next-gen broadband

The European Commission is urging telecommunications companies to move to faster networks to make the region stronger economically. Carriers, fearing financial disaster, aren't so eager to move fast.

By October 23, 2013

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Bitcoin gives Overstock's bottom line a boost

Overstock's chief executive tells Reuters he expects the site to do $1 million in bitcoin sales per month by the end of this year.

By August 14, 2014

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FCC chairman puts Verizon in hot seat over new throttling policy

FCC's Tom Wheeler says in a letter he's "deeply troubled" by Verizon's move to single out unlimited data customers, which could slow their access to the Internet.

By July 30, 2014

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Lavabit founder's DarkMail needs help to cross finish line

Embattled email guru Ladar Levison updates the DefCon crowd on encrypted email project DarkMail and asks for help from the hacker faithful to get what may be his final email project done.

By August 10, 2014

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Rovio's Angry Birds Stella gives girl power a ride

The game provides the same propulsion that gamers have come to expect from the franchise, but this time around, female protagonists star.

By September 4, 2014

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Look like Marge Simpson with new MAC Cosmetics line

Crave writer Bonnie Burton channels her inner Marge with a makeover using quirky new Springfield-style shadows, blushes, lip glosses, and fake lashes.

By July 30, 2014