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Learn college-level vocabulary words by texting with friends

Feeling insufficiently erudite? Get ready to enroll in Words U, a messaging app that aims to improve your word power.

By March 12, 2015

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Cyberattack hits hard at popular coding site Github

A debilitating onslaught of Internet traffic directed at Github appears to be focused on shutting down anticensorship tools.

By March 30, 2015

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AT&T ushers in the cross-country call, 100 years ago

On January 25, 1915, AT&T completed the first transcontinental telephone call in the US, after completing the challenging stretch from Denver to San Francisco.

By January 25, 2015

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Ultra HD 4K TV color, part II: The (near) future

We're on the cusp of a revolution in TV color. Whether via DCI P3 or Rec. 2020, richer, more lifelike colors are coming soon to content and TV screens near you. Here's what you need to know.

By March 20, 2015

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How to change your language back from a foreign one in Windows 8

Here's how to fix your PC's language -- even if you can't tell what it's saying.

By March 24, 2015

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​Apple opens up a little more with new iOS beta testing

Letting more people test software before its final release helps Apple find bugs faster -- and potentially nip bigger problems in the bud, too.

By March 13, 2015

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China's leading taxi apps join forces in $6B merger

The merger of Kuadi Dache and Didi Dache is set to dominate smartphone-based transport services in the country.

By February 24, 2015

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Xiaomi's key to smartphone success: 'Be friends with our fans'

The up-and-coming Chinese smartphone manufacturer has gone from obscurity to China's number-one vendor in just four years. Xiaomi owes a large part of that to its attitude toward customers.

By February 13, 2015

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Inhale Oxford's Word of the Year: 'Vape'

Slang terms "clickbait," "normcore," and "mansplain" lose to "vape" as Oxford Dictionaries Word of the Year, which proves electronic cigarettes might not be a drag.

By November 19, 2014

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FCC and Net neutrality: What you really need to know

In this edition of Ask Maggie, CNET's Marguerite Reardon explains the ins and outs of the FCC's plan to regulate the Internet and why it's such a high-stakes proposition.

By February 7, 2015