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Phablets to flood smartphone market in coming years -- report

Big-screened phones will account for more than 20 percent of mobile devices shipped by 2019, according to Juniper Research.

By January 28, 2015

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Flood Beacon warns of danger in real time

Floods can be fast-moving and unpredictable, but a new gadget aims to get detailed data into the hands of the people who need it most, in time to make a difference.

By April 24, 2014

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What would happen to Earth if humans suddenly disappeared?

A video from AsapScience explores what would happen if humans suddenly disappeared from the face of the Earth (though we obviously wouldn't be around to worry about it).

By January 28, 2015

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Net Fix: FCC chief on solving the Open Internet puzzle (Q&A)

With a vote looming on new rules for Internet access, Tom Wheeler talks candidly with CNET News in an exclusive interview about legal challenges, President Obama's role and being the butt of late-night TV jokes.

By January 14, 2015

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Samsung, SmartThings and the open door to the smart home (Q&A)

SmartThings CEO Alex Hawkinson explains what the smart home means to parent Samsung and how Apple's HomeKit fits in.

By January 12, 2015

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TVs at CES 2015 go beyond 4K

4K is already old hat. Rapidly falling prices are causing TV makers to push ever more elaborate features -- that's why Quantum Dots, HDR and curved, bendable and ultra-slim sets were so prominent this year.

By January 9, 2015

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Connected, invisible and everywhere: Wearables at CES aimed to blend in

Sure, there's wearable tech all over the place in Las Vegas. But it's getting harder to realize it's there.

By January 8, 2015

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SmartThings updates its sensors, hub

Smart-home company SmartThings is integrating itself more into parent Samsung and rolling out a new subscription service.

By January 5, 2015

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Better type coming to a cheap screen near you

Announced at CES 2015, Monotype's Spark font-rendering system promises to bring more readable text to small and low-resolution screens.

By January 5, 2015

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1962 Alcatraz escape was survivable, scientists show how

A famous prison-break mystery gets a new wrinkle as scientists examine a hydraulic model that gives the escapees a brief window for a survivable run.

By December 16, 2014