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Woman reportedly shoots self in head while taking selfie

Technically Incorrect: A Russian woman is taking a selfie while holding a 9mm gun, according to a news story. It doesn't quite go to plan, but she survives.

By May 22, 2015

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Mother's Day Tech Gift Guide

CNET editors round up the hottest gadgets for Mom this year.

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Want cheaper wireless service? Patience is a virtue

CNET's Marguerite Reardon explains how three key phenomena could reshape the wireless industry in the next few years and pave the way for more-affordable mobile services.

By May 24, 2015

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Can't concentrate? Look at this for 40 seconds

The next time your mind wanders, you might be able to regain your focus if you turn your gaze on a specific type of image, says research out of the University of Melbourne.

By May 25, 2015

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Three subscription services that are totally worth it

The Cheapskate hates paying monthly fees for anything, but exceptions are sometimes made. Here are three, along with totally free alternatives!

By May 22, 2015

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The smart card: Apple Pay competitor or simple stopgap?

Mobile payments is a crowded industry, but is one card for storing all your credit cards more practical than we think?

By May 25, 2015

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How to tell if your wireless carrier is throttling data

Is your unlimited data plan really unlimited? Use an app to find out.

By May 20, 2015

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Jon Snow and Ygritte reunite in Coldplay's 'Game of Thrones: The Musical'

Watch Coldplay round up your favorite and not-so-favorite characters from HBO's "Game of Thrones" as part of NBC's Red Nose Day Live Benefit Show to combat poverty.

By May 22, 2015

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NSA's collection of phone-call data could be cut off for a time

As a key deadline approaches, the US Senate votes against extending a controversial National Security Agency program -- but votes down a bill designed to reform it.

By May 23, 2015

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Should you get an Ultra HD '4K' TV for gaming?

Gaming is one of the best uses for a 4K TV, right? Or is it? We check out the pros and cons.

By May 20, 2015

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Mozilla overhauls Firefox smartphone plan to focus on quality, not cost

After its $25 phones fail to dent the dominance of Google and Apple, the Firefox backer will try to compete using technological superiority -- and maybe by adding key Android apps, too.

By May 22, 2015