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Confessions of a smartphone thief

Almost 2 billion people around the world use smartphones -- typically worth hundreds of dollars a pop on the black market. A former smartphone thief explains their allure to street criminals.

By November 24, 2014

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Amazon leaves mysterious giant orange locker in downtown SF

Why is there a car-size storage locker in a San Francisco tourist area? It turns out the locker is part of a promotion with Nissan.

By May 15, 2014

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CNET gets one-on-one time with the famed Grumpy Cat

Internet celebrity Grumpy Cat showed up at Macy's in downtown San Francisco to help get the word out about pet adoptions and promote her new Lifetime movie "Grumpy Cat's Worst Christmas Ever." She lived up to her name.

By November 24, 2014

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Revitalizing downtown Las Vegas with 100 Tesla Model S cars

The Teslas will be part of a transportation system designed to free people from owning cars and at less than the monthly cost of traditional car ownership.

By April 2, 2013

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Audi A7 h-tron combines best of fuel cell and battery pack tech

Audi showed off a new development vehicle at the Los Angeles Auto Show, a fuel cell-battery hybrid car called the A7 h-tron.

By November 20, 2014

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In NYC, once a payphone, soon a superfast Wi-Fi hub

As part of the $200 million project, the first new hubs are expected to come online in late 2015.

By November 17, 2014

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Busy Samsung stirs many pots, from smart home to VR to health tech

It shows off a sensor-filled new Simband, its blueprint for future wearables, along with the 360-degree cameras of "Project Beyond" and much more.

By November 12, 2014

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eBay's Instagram mega-collage zooms in on what inspires you

Artist spends three days assembling a crowdsourced collage of photos from around the world to promote an artistic new eBay venture.

By November 10, 2014

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Woman killed by train; man allegedly steals her phone

Surveillance video from moments after a woman is killed by a Boston Red Line train shows a man put his foot on her phone, before picking it up and walking away with it. Today, he has turned himself in.

By November 8, 2014

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Can these gun sensors keep cops safer?

Technology from startup Yardarm can tell 911 emergency responders if a police officer's gun has been fired. But Yardarm doesn't call it a "smart gun" -- that would court controversy.

By November 8, 2014