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Gamer pleads guilty to making emergency call to report Grand Theft Auto shooting

An allegedly "confused" gamer calls emergency services and says there's been a shooting at his house. He was actually describing the action in his "Grand Theft Auto" game.

By December 21, 2014

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Google emerging-markets phone gets hung up in India as retailers cry foul

Some of India's biggest brick-and-mortar retail chains are refusing to sell Android One devices, due to Google's handling of online sales, as well as low profit margins, says a report.

By November 20, 2014

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Oppo sees potential for high-end phones in emerging markets

Despite phone makers flooding the market with cheap devices, Chinese company Oppo believes there's potential in higher-end handsets, even in emerging markets.

By November 5, 2014

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Tomorrow Daily 078: A haunted ad, the zombie-proof bicycle, emergency drones, and more

We're in our costumes, ready to trick-or-treat, but before we do that, we've gotta discuss a few things, including a drone that can jump start your heart in an emergency. Would you trust an ambulance drone?

By October 30, 2014

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Tomorrow Daily 078: A haunted ad, the zombie-proof bicycle, emergency drones, and more

On today's show, we're gearing up to celebrate Halloween, so we showed up in costume and talked about haunted advertisements, a bike prepared for the zombie apocalypse, and a drone made for emergencies.

By October 30, 2014

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Microsoft Garage gives early look at emerging apps

Now consumers can see what's coming from folks tinkering on apps inside Microsoft -- on everything from Android Wear to Xbox One.

By October 22, 2014

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Smart wheelchair tracks user's vitals, calls 911 in emergencies

At the recent Intel Developers Forum in San Francisco, a 20-year-old intern unveiled the Connected Wheelchair. CNET's Sumi Das gets a demo of the device, which has even earned a nod from Stephen Hawking.

By September 25, 2014

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LG debuts L Fino and L Bello for emerging markets

The new low-end 3G smartphones come with some of the software features found on the LG G3 and have the same rear-button design.

By August 20, 2014

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Smartphone buyers in emerging markets want big screens too

A survey that targeted more than 1,300 smartphone users in countries such as Brazil, India, Indonesia, Kenya, and Mexico found people craving devices with 5-inch and 5.5-inch screens.

By August 14, 2014

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Squishy Lego-like bricks emerge from scientists' robot lab

Flexible plastic bricks smoosh together like Lego, but could actually become building components for soft robots.

By August 7, 2014