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Black Friday goes global as retailers import the US spending holiday

Thanksgiving may be American, but sales in the UK, France, Germany and China show the consumer frenzy is becoming a broader phenomenon.

By November 28, 2014

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Vexed in the city: Starved for tech talent and yet nobody to hire?

As the H-1B debate continues, the tech industry faces an odd contradiction: a skills shortage along with an applicant surplus.

By August 21, 2014

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Tesla earnings beat estimates, Gigafactory construction imminent

Tesla's earnings beat Wall Street estimates, yet shares fluctuate in after-hours trading. The company says it's still on track to deliver 35,000 Model S units by year's end.

By July 31, 2014

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Elop's memo on Microsoft's big Nokia changes

No longer will the onetime Nokia hardware business be "an end unto itself," says Microsoft's devices chief. One good example: Nokia X shifts from Android to Windows Phone.

By July 17, 2014

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Japan backs off Bitcoin regulation -- for now

The country says it will make a final decision on the matter after it hears more arguments from both sides.

By June 19, 2014

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Engineers vs. designers: Will they overcome a dialogue of the deaf? (Q&A)

Design guru and computer scientist John Maeda believes there's a way to bridge a historical gap and infuse computer engineering with a more refined set of aesthetics.

By June 7, 2014

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The droid baseball jersey you're looking for

The Durham Bulls baseball team shows off its love for droids with R2-D2 themed jerseys for the annual Star Wars Night on May 4.

By March 28, 2014

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Love me, Tinder: The app that keeps Olympians sane

If you believe US snowboarder Jamie Anderson, the chosen app of all those fit, young Olympic performers is hookup joy Tinder.

By February 12, 2014

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Will streaming music services ever make money? 2014 may tell

Online streaming music grew in popularity and reach in 2013, but examples of those doing it profitably are still scarce. Here's what may make next year different.

By December 30, 2013

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Jane's Addiction on the confluence of music and technology (Q&A)

Guitarist Dave Navarro and bass guitarist Chris Chaney talk with CNET about the role of technology in their concerts, downloading illegal music, and the oddness of playing to a sea of cell phones.

By July 26, 2011