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Regulators push for more broadband competition, but is it enough?

FCC chief Tom Wheeler says the agency is doing all it can to promote broadband competition, but smaller wireless providers disagree.

By June 26, 2015

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The stylish, economical LG G3 Vigor (pictures)

Get up-close and personal with LG's latest smartphone.

7 Images By October 30, 2014

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Sports are no savior to big cable bundles, survey says

Sports are often seen as the linchpin keeping people in pricey cable packages, but a recent survey found most subscribers don't need games to keep paying for TV. Plus, many sports fans would pony up for streaming.

By May 29, 2015

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John Nash, 'Beautiful Mind' mathematician, and wife die in car crash

Their marriage, and Nash's Nobel-worthy work on game theory, were at the heart of the 2001 film. At the time of their deaths, John was 86 years old and Alicia was 82.

By May 24, 2015

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Kids perform better at schools that ban phones, study says

Technically Incorrect: A UK study suggests that schoolkids' performance significantly improves when they can't get hold of a phone at school. It also showed that low-achieving students improved the most.

By May 18, 2015

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Science labs in the cloud: Champagne discoveries, beer budget

Emerald Therapeutics and companies like it want to be the Amazon Web Services of bioscience. If they succeed, they could potentially speed the big, breakthrough discoveries.

By May 16, 2015

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Wanna slow down your beer-guzzling? Get the right glass

The shape of your glass can determine the speed at which you "chug, chug, chug," say new studies out of the University of Bristol in England.

By May 11, 2015

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Exiting the modem business will cost Nvidia $100M this year

The graphics chipmaker, which plans to wind down its Icera wireless chip business, expects to incur charges of $100 million to $125 million this year.

By May 7, 2015

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The dead-simple way to help professional women succeed

Commentary: CNET's Lindsey Turrentine draws on her own experience for insights into a surprisingly simple method for getting women moving along their career paths.

By May 7, 2015

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Like it or not, Europe's quota system puts women on boards

European countries forced large, public companies to give women a seat at the table. Now more nations are signing on.

By May 7, 2015