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Twitter's cultural clout crosses borders

While the microblogging service trails Facebook in usage and revenue, Twitter's impact on society can't be matched.

By October 6, 2015


In New York, Starbucks and now Internet on almost every corner

On Road Trip 2015, CNET gets up close with a new structure that will supply the city with free, public Wi-Fi via a project that swaps phone booths for hotspots.

By August 13, 2015


T-Mobile's Uncarrier 8.0 slated for Tuesday

CEO John Legere takes center stage again as the carrier unveils its latest plan to win new customers and retain existing ones.

By December 16, 2014


Google helps NYC libraries expand hotspot-lending program

Google's $1 million donation means New Yorkers can check out Wi-Fi devices from all three of the city's library systems.

By December 3, 2014


Woman drops cell phone in toilet, two die in rescue attempt

In China, a woman's husband and her mother-in-law are overcome by the stench of a cesspit, all because a brand-new phone was feared lost.

By June 8, 2014


Man dies after jumping into icy river to retrieve cell phone

A man drops his cell phone into the Chicago river, jumps over a railing to get it back, and ends up in the water. He dies. A woman who jumped in after him is missing.

By January 13, 2014


AmazonFresh vs. supermarket: A hands-on shopping test

CNET's Sharon Vaknin has long hungered to shop for groceries online, and now that AmazonFresh has arrived in San Francisco, she finally can. But how does the experience stack up to a regular supermarket?

By December 17, 2013


Man jumps from train to retrieve cell phone, hit by 2nd train

A man pulls the emergency cord because he's left his phone on a bench on the station platform. He either leaps or slips from the train and is seriously injured when another train hits him.

By October 9, 2013


T-Mobile vs. Sprint: Who offers a better early upgrade?

CNET breaks down the two best early-upgrade plans to see which offers the most bang for the buck.

By September 26, 2013


Sprint adds 34 new LTE markets, brings total to 185

The company is still well behind Verizon and AT&T, but is showing some progress as it attempts to narrow the gap between itself and the big two.

By September 16, 2013