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Microsoft sees new Azure tool as a proactive trouble-shooter

Microsoft envisions a future where systems can predict malfunctions in devices and buildings before they occur. First step: a cloud-based machine-learning tool that goes into public beta in July.

By Jun. 16, 2014

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AirBnB's first TV ad: You are a paper plane

In order to preserve its air of thoughtful, progressive youth, the rent-someone's-place-and-don't-trash-it brand asks users to make Vines stimulated by cryptic tweets. It's art.

By Sep. 14, 2013

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Defcon vending room showcases tech of all ages

Looking for a high-grade door lock? How about a satellite phone? Or maybe you've been craving a Wi-Fi Pineapple? Whatever gadget you desire, chances are you can buy it in the vendor room at Defcon.

By Jul. 31, 2012

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Net neutrality debate Part I: How we got here

Don't get what the Net neutrality debate is all about? CNET's Marguerite Reardon explains.

By May. 25, 2014

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Access repair guides on your mobile device

Smartphones and tablets can make repair work much easier, but only with access to the right information. iFixit is a great site full of repair and troubleshooting manuals, and its app is perfect for DIY work.

By Jul. 12, 2012

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Scion iQ review: The littlest Scion

The new Scion iQ is designed as a city car: with a length of about 10 feet, it parks easily and can do a U-turn on almost any street.

By Aug. 19, 2011

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CNET on Cars: The Cadillac ATS shines

Cadillac finally does a small car right, online sleuthing for a used car that doesn't suck, and Top 5 technologies in your car that are obsolete!

By Feb. 3, 2013

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Is standard definition dead?

Sure the majority of content right now is still standard definition, but do most people actually see it that way? Do you still have SD sources? Vote!

By May. 13, 2011

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How to talk to Siri the right way

Apple's "gal Friday" works pretty darn well once you master the mechanics of working with her. Here's how.

By Aug. 20, 2013

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Google backs tax-transparency challenge

It's sponsoring the Eyebeam Art and Technology Center's contest to find innovative new ways to map out esoteric government spending numbers.

By Feb. 22, 2011