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Apocalypse vow: Introducing the $3K social media wedding concierge

The W Hotel in New York knows that happy couples need to ensure all their social media sites have breaking updates of their nuptials. So, it offers them a specialist for that very purpose.

By March 26, 2014

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Concierge economy takes off

Offering convenient and cheaper ways to access tailored services like ordering a private car, renting out a vacation home, or running personal errands, the "concierge economy" rose to a new level in 2012.

By December 11, 2012

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iRobot: Smart homes should have one brainy bot to run the show

Roombas are great, but not much fun to talk to. iRobot CEO Colin Angle feels intelligent human-interface robots must be the future of any smart household.

By July 14, 2014

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Vertu Signature Touch is hand-made from titanium, sapphire and various real leathers

Vertu's phone encrypts your calls, comes with a concierge service, is packed full of the best tech around and gets you into the most exclusive clubs.

By June 23, 2014

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Rich people can scheme in secret with £6,750 Vertu Signature Touch

The titanium, sapphire and calfskin Vertu Signature Touch smartphone costs thousands but gets you into the most exclusive clubs.

By June 3, 2014

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How Apple could further improve Siri

Commentary: Apple's often helpful voice assistant has gradually evolved overtime but can still be rather clueless. So what aspects of Siri could stand improvement?

By May 30, 2014

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How LG's G3 plans to break the iPhone-Galaxy S stranglehold

The G3's key brand dilemma: it's not an iPhone or Galaxy S. LG's US marketing chief tells CNET how that will change.

By May 28, 2014

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Peek.com, the traveler's do-it-all digital concierge

Aiming to be a one-stop shop for vacationers looking to find -- and book -- great things to do, the San Francisco startup funded by heavyweights like Twitter founder Jack Dorsey launched today.

By October 11, 2012

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Music service Songza goes Mad

Music streaming application Songza has created Mad Men-inspired playlists to coincide with the show's final season.

By April 18, 2014

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The 404 1,454: Where you're not invited (podcast)

Oh, you thought weddings were expensive? You probably didn't hire a "social media concierge" for $3,000. Yes, it's a thing. That story plus the world's first cybernetics-assisted Olympics, called the Cybathlon; an app that sends someone to the post office for you; and checking in with the Million Dollar Homepage nine years after the fact.

By March 27, 2014