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Inside Google's master plan for faster, sharper streaming video

Google is working on a new technology called VP10 that will allow it to squeeze higher-quality video over broadband and mobile networks. And thanks to patent issues with a rival standard, it has a chance to catch on.

By August 28, 2015

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Google, HTC vets turn to consumers to fund a cloud-based smartphone

Startup Nextbit launches its first smartphone as a Kickstarter project. Early commitments will nab the device, named "Robin," for $299.

By September 1, 2015

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Tesla Model S P85D breaks Consumer Reports' test scale

Tesla's latest Model S performed so well in the nonprofit publication's testing that its score was literally off the charts.

By August 27, 2015

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Vaio computers to return to the US to woo high-end consumers

Now owned and made by a private firm, Vaio computers are hoping for some success in the US, says The Wall Street Journal. But the company faces challenges.

By August 19, 2015

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Survey exposes consumer fears about car hacking

In the wake of two high-profile car hacking reports, a new Kelley Blue Book survey suggests consumers are increasingly concerned about automotive cybersecurity, and those concerns could influence new purchases.

By August 3, 2015

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How consumers can fight back against big wireless

CNET's Marguerite Reardon takes a look at a startup that could allow wireless customers who are prohibited from filing class-action lawsuits to hold big companies like AT&T accountable when they violate their contracts.

By July 13, 2015

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Google unveils smart wristband for health tracking, but it's not for consumers

The search giant's newest wearable is just as much for physicians and academic researchers as it is for the people actually wearing it.

By June 23, 2015

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Oculus unveils consumer ready Rift headset

The consumer version of the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset features two OLED screens, constellation tracking and an integrated headset. It is expected to ship in the first quarter of 2016, but no pricing was announced.

June 11, 2015

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Archos' new Helium Plus smartphones launch direct to consumer

Available in July, the wallet-friendly handsets run Android 5.0 and come in 5-inch and 5.5-inch options.

By June 10, 2015

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Comcast, Time Warner Cable 'bottom dwellers' in new Consumer Reports ratings

Technically Incorrect: Comcast, Time Warner and Charter make a poor showing for cable TV service. And as for Internet Service Providers, oh, don't ask.

By May 31, 2015