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For startups in Vietnam, independence has its challenges

Road Trip 2015: The second half of a two-part series about Vietnam's startup scene takes a deeper look at some rare success stories and how the country is fostering -- and hindering -- its homegrown tech community.

By July 27, 2015

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Where can Microsoft's Windows Phone go from here?

With its biggest hardware gamble a failure and Windows 10 about to arrive, the software maker is pressed to prove what it can achieve in the phone business.

By July 27, 2015

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AT&T creates mobile and video giant after sealing DirecTV deal

Shortly after winning FCC approval, AT&T closes its deal to buy the satellite TV provider. DirecTV's video relationships could become key as more content is delivered on mobile devices.

By July 24, 2015

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Why Flappy Bird was just the start for Vietnam's startup scene

Road Trip 2015: The first in a two-part series on Vietnam's startup scene and how the government is trying to rev up investment and interest in businesses that hope to be the next viral hit.

By July 26, 2015

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Microsoft feels the pain of a failed mobile-phone business

The company swings to a loss on the weight of layoffs and a writedown of its Nokia handset division.

By July 21, 2015

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Google shares surge as investors see hope in mobile-ad business

Google's soaring stock price comes after the company announced second-quarter sales of $14.35 billion and a profit of $6.99 a share.

By July 17, 2015

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eBay to shed enterprise business for $925 million

Just before eBay and PayPal will split up Friday, eBay signs a deal to ditch another distraction from its focus on its marketplace.

By July 16, 2015

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The booming business of baby-boomer tech

The last White House Conference on Aging was in 2005, before iPhones and smartphone apps. Now tech-focused on seniors are getting tens of millions of dollars in funding from Silicon Valley investors. As CNET's Lexy Savvides shows us, seniors and their families now have more high-tech ways to help get the care and support they need.

By July 13, 2015

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Schooling Vietnam: How tech companies are training the next wave of workers

For Road Trip 2015, CNET travels to Vietnam to explore how its citizens are beefing up their technical know-how for the digital age.

By July 22, 2015

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It's not just PewDiePie -- game-related vids are big business

The YouTube star has grabbed headlines over his whopping income. But he's just part of the picture. Game-related videos made by fans and game firms alike are worth $3.8 billion worldwide, says a report.

By July 9, 2015