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A real-life medical tricorder: XPrize wants to make it so

From CNET Magazine: An XPrize competition aims to turn a 50-year-old science fiction concept into a powerful medical device that's accessible to all.

By July 8, 2015

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How self-driving cars will cut accidents 90 percent (Q&A)

For Road Trip 2015, CNET talks with the University of Michigan's Peter Sweatman about the rapid merging of computers and cars, and the fake city in Ann Arbor where it's being put to the test.

By August 1, 2015

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Twitter's user growth skids to a stop

The microblogger's executives say they have no idea when they could see "significant" additions to its monthly active users metric.

By July 28, 2015

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Twitter wants a CEO who can make a 'full-time commitment'

The microblogging site is proceeding with a "sense of urgency" as interim CEO Jack Dorsey says he's going to remain chief exec of mobile-payments company Square.

By June 22, 2015

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Nintendo having to increase production estimates to keep up with Amiibo toy demand

Demand for the video game company's real-world figurines that interact with video games, called Amiibo, still far outstrips supply.

By June 17, 2015

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Refreshingly dark superheroes power twisted 'Justice League' (spoiler-free review)

CNET's Michael Franco reviews the new "Justice League: Gods and Monsters" series and finds out why the creator thinks it's not quite as dark as it seems.

By June 14, 2015

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Our wish list for the 'Game of Thrones' Season 5 finale

HBO's hit series has started to detour from the books, meaning things could get really crazy in the Season 5 finale. Here, a few ideas for how Sunday's show could keep us talking until 2016.

By June 13, 2015

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What does Twitter need to succeed? Big-time investor weighs in

Chris Sacca offers detailed suggestions to improve Twitter prior to shareholders meeting. He also tells CNBC the microblogging site would be an "instant fit" for Google.

By June 3, 2015

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​Appliance Science Experiments: Mapping your microwave hot spots

Do you want to know how good your microwave is? You can see how many hot spots it has with a few bits of buttered bread, and you can measure the speed of light at the same time. Appliance Science looks at mapping your microwave.

By May 6, 2015

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Houston Rockets cause outrage with horseshoot tweet

Technically Incorrect: After defeating the Dallas Mavericks in the NBA playoffs, whoever mans the Houston Rockets Twitter account decides to mimic a horse being shot by a gun.

By April 28, 2015