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Philips comes full circle with massive bet on lighting and health-tech

The 123-year-old Dutch company has ruthlessly cut ties with TV, audio, and the categories that have made it most famous. Can an ageing population put this venerable firm back on top?

By October 10, 2014

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Parking space app shuts down in San Francisco

Controversial startup MonkeyParking has halted operations in San Francisco after a cease-and-desist letter from the City Attorney's Office.

By July 10, 2014

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LED lighting is so 2012: LG bets on an OLED lamp

LG is joining an industry effort to infuse the humdrum lighting market with the excitement -- and profits, and complexity -- of the computing and electronics business.

By March 31, 2014

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Dell's XPS One 2710 rises above the commodity PC crop

The high resolution, 27-inch Dell XPS One 2710 is faster than the current high-end iMac, and has the same pixel-dense display.

By June 22, 2012

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$25,000 Beats headphones for Seahawks, Broncos only

Only the two teams battling for the big football title get to sport some highly expensive, blinged-out custom Beats by Dre headphones.

By January 28, 2014

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Is Republic Wireless too good to be true?

In this edition of Ask Maggie, CNET's Marguerite Reardon offers advice on whether Republic Wireless' cut-throat pricing is a deal to be embraced or avoided.

By January 4, 2014

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Smartphones: What's next? (The Next Big Thing, Episode 3)

Now that smartphones are commodities, what's next? Also: why you may finally wear a fitness wearable, and the hype and hope around flexible screens.

By November 14, 2013

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Smartphones: What's next? (The Next Big Thing, Episode 3)

Now that smartphones are commodities, what's next? Also: why you may finally wear a fitness wearable, and the hype and hope around flexible screens.

By November 13, 2013

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NSA foe Greenwald whips his new media venture into shape

With the help of eBay founder and billionaire Pierre Omidyar, Glenn Greenwald, the journalist who broke the NSA story this summer, is putting together what he hopes is a newsgathering dream team.

By November 16, 2013

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GE doubles down on a Quirky future for the smart home

GE is backing Quirky with $30 million and open access to its patent stash. Can their partnership move the smart home to the mainstream?

By November 15, 2013