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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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Rewind: This Raspberry Pi cassette player plays Spotify tunes from actual tapes

A British maker has built Pi-powered tapes that re-create our physical connection to music for the Digital Age.

By October 21, 2014

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Leaked iPhone 5S, iPhone 5C pictures flood the Web

An early abundance of leaks shows us what Apple has planned weeks before it's expected to officially release new iPhones.

By August 23, 2013

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Vexed in the city: If you're moving to San Francisco, bring cash. Lots of cash

Most cities would die for the problems San Francisco is having. But with so many techies flooding the city, the cost of renting or buying a place to live is soaring.

By August 20, 2014

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For data-driven Oakland A's, the 'IT coach' sets the defense

For eight years, A's coach Tye Waller has been collecting data on opposing players and methodically building an application that gives the team an advantage on defense and on the bases.

By August 17, 2014

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Welcome to 'the Matrix': At FedEx's sorting hub, 1 night, 1.5M packages

Every night, 140 of the shipping giant's planes land in Memphis, Tenn., at FedEx's World Hub. CNET Road Trip 2014 watches as things get sorted out.

By July 12, 2014

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Twitter shares slammed as employee lockup period ends

Insiders, holding 470 million shares, can sell starting today. Big investors say they don't plan to bail anytime soon. Even so, the stock plummets 15 percent.

By May 6, 2014

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Samsung's Galaxy Tab 4 family set for May 1 debut

The Wi-Fi Galaxy tablets, which range between 7 and 10 inches, will hit the US across a variety of retailers. Multiple carriers are also expected to carry 4G LTE versions this summer.

By April 23, 2014

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Quiet riot on Spotify as band pays for free tour with silent album

Silence is gold for LA funk band ​Vulfpeck's album Sleepify, which you play as you sleep to fund free shows near you.

By March 28, 2014

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NASA spots Washington mudslide from space

Satellite shots from the Earth Observatory show the stunning scope of the mudslide that claimed lives and homes in the remote town of Oso, Wash.

By March 26, 2014