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Inside the multibillion-dollar quest to make faster, cheaper gadgets

Intel, GlobalFoundries and other chipmakers have built massive facilities to manufacture more powerful computer chips. It's all part of a race to prove they can keep pace with Moore's Law.

By April 16, 2015

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Samsung: Demand for Galaxy S6 steeper than expected

The company says it didn't fully anticipate how many of its new Galaxy S6 smartphones it would need right off the bat.

By April 15, 2015

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Google faces European charge it abused search dominance

The European Commission opens a legal case that could change how Google search works -- and impose a massive fine. It also begins an inquiry about Android.

By April 15, 2015

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Verizon Fios' shift to 'skinny bundles' runs afoul of ESPN

The Disney-owned ESPN says an a la carte subscription plan would violate contracts.

By April 18, 2015

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For Tim Cook, protecting consumers' online privacy is also personal

In a speech at Obama's cybersecurity summit, the Apple CEO says sacrificing a right to privacy can have dire consequences. Cook, who came out as gay last year, adds that's true especially in a world where people aren't treated equally and face discrimination based on personal information.

February 13, 2015

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Apple's a hot ticket for China's 'luxury consumers'

The Hurun Research Institute says iPhones and other Apple gadgets are the most popular gifts among China's wealthy, beating out luxury brands like Louis Vuitton and Chanel.

By January 29, 2015

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Best Buy rallies with trade-in deal for Surface Pro 3

The retailer's promotion scores you a gift card and a coupon good toward the purchase of a new Surface Pro 3 when you trade in your existing tablet.

By April 14, 2015

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YouTube Kids app goes overboard with ads, consumer groups charge

The "hyper-commercialized" YouTube Kids teems with ad tactics deemed illegal on television, watchdogs say -- and they want the FTC to take action.

By April 7, 2015

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Amazon fluffs up its cloud services for consumers

The e-commerce company unveils two new Amazon Cloud Drive plans to give you remote storage for your photos and files.

By March 26, 2015

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Apple Watch to arrive in April. Will consumers buy it?

Apple finally releases details of its much anticipated smartwatch at an event Monday morning in San Francisco. Apple Watch prices range from $349 to upwards of $10,000 and will go on sale on April 24. But the question remains whether consumers even want this product and are willing to spend the money. CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports.

By March 9, 2015