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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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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

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Tablets in 2014: Thinner, better, but predictable

The year 2014 was jam-packed with new tablet models, but not all of them rose to our expectations. Check out the best (and worst) of the year.

By December 9, 2014

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Smartwatch and fitness tracker buying guide

Shopping for a smartwatches or fitness band? Need help telling the difference? CNET breaks down what you should look for, and what you should know before buying. (Hint: it's a messy, muddy place.)

By December 5, 2014