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Facebook Rooms joins the anonymous-chat wave

A new app from Facebook puts a twist on anonymous messaging, Apple stores still see long lines for iPhones, and Target takes on Amazon by offering free shipping.

By October 23, 2014

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Stormtrooper hikes across Australia and faces a croc for charity

Cane toads, soaring temperatures and a giant crocodile -- one Star Wars fan is braving it all on a 15,000-kilometre hike around Australia in full Imperial Sandtrooper armour, all to give his local children's hospital a new hope.

By November 11, 2014

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How Urthecast lets you film your party from space -- and save the rainforests too

Urthecast will tell you when the International Space Statio and its cameras are passing overhead to film your event.

By November 5, 2014

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Small-city mayors: Build your tech hardware in the US

Leaders of cities outside the typical tech metropolises -- specifically cities touched by Tesla's sprawling electric-car operation in California and Nevada -- want a bigger hand in tech manufacturing.

By October 2, 2014

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Screens test: iPhone 6 vs. iPhone 6 Plus vs. Samsung Galaxy S5

We compared the screens of the latest iPhones with Samsung's flagship Galaxy and crowned a winner.

By September 25, 2014

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iPhone 6 models 'set gold standard' in photo, video quality tests

In a noteworthy test of photo and video image quality, Apple's new iPhones bump aside Samsung, Sony and Nokia.

By September 23, 2014

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Don't panic: Those iPhone 6 carrier trade-in deals are still available

iPhone fans, you can still take advantage of carriers' hot deals, but see the new devices in person to ensure you're getting the right one, says CNET's Marguerite Reardon in this edition of Ask Maggie.

By September 20, 2014

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Vexed in the city: Silicon Valley's invasion of San Francisco

A major migration is under way, with technology companies large and small setting up shop in San Francisco and bypassing the historic heart of the tech industry.

By August 22, 2014

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Tech Retrospect: Nokia's end and Amazon's new offerings

Miss a few stories this week? We'll bring you up to speed with this rundown of all the tech news.

By April 18, 2014

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Healthcare.gov code allegedly two times larger than Facebook, Windows, and OS X combined

Following a report from The New York Times that Healthcare.gov is 500 million lines of code, one developer draws a telling comparison between the ACA's Web system and other popular software.

By October 23, 2013