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Plaid Systems Eve Ecosystem

The Eve Irrigation controller uses the Adam moisture sensor and weather info from SmartThings to set up a perfect watering schedule.

By August 19, 2014

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Steve Jobs wanted to 'further lock customers' into Apple's 'ecosystem'

That's according to an e-mail he sent to employees in 2010 that included "2011: Holy War with Google" as a talking point for an upcoming meeting.

By April 2, 2014

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Apple's 2015: Building on an already huge 2014

Here are seven things we could see from Apple in the coming year, ranging from services to new, bigger iPads.

By December 23, 2014

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Location, location, location: Want to help Mozilla break the ecosystem locks?

The MozStumbler app is one way Android users can assist Mozilla with its quest to open up the walled gardens of Apple and Google.

By March 27, 2014

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BitLit says snap a 'shelfie' to get free e-books

The BitLit app will give you free or cheap e-book editions of the print books you already own. Well, maybe some of them.

By December 23, 2014

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A smartphone as a holiday gift? Not such a brilliant idea

In this week's Ask Maggie, CNET consumer advice columnist Marguerite Reardon cautions readers to think twice about giving a smartphone as a gift. Why's that? It's the gift that keeps on costing.

By December 19, 2014

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For the US connected classroom, a leap forward

Commentary: Cisco's John Chambers and former FCC chief Julius Genachowski applaud the FCC's funding boost for expanded broadband in schools, calling it a big win for modern digital learning.

By December 19, 2014

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Apple not guilty in iPod antitrust trial, jury decides

After less than four hours of deliberation, the jury in the class action antitrust case finds Apple not guilty of anticompetitive conduct almost a decade ago.

By December 16, 2014

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California DAs sue ride-sharing app Uber, settle with rival Lyft

San Francisco and Los Angeles district attorneys claim Uber is misleading passengers on driver background checks and fraudulently charging "safe rides" fees. Lyft chooses to settle similar claims against it.

By December 9, 2014

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Why Amazon will double down on the Fire Phone

The e-commerce company's first attempt at a smartphone bombed, but it's probably not giving up. If Amazon learns from its mistakes, the next phone will be cheaper and more widely available.

By December 24, 2014