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Microsoft's HoloLens explained: How it works and why it's different

Has Microsoft suddenly pushed us into the age of "Star Trek" and "Minority Report"? For those confused about what's actually going on with the company's new head-mounted gadget, here's the rundown.

By January 24, 2015

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Crowdsourced fund-raising beyond Kickstarter

You may know Kickstarter, the popular site where people pitch their ideas to strangers to raise money for the projects. It's great for investing in inspiring work -- and shopping for unusual gifts. In this Tech Minute, CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports on similar sites.

By January 16, 2015

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Fund this: Kraftwerk mobile charger puts a power plant in your pocket

It may look like a typical battery pack, but this little fuel cell can recharge an iPhone up to 11 times. There's just one problem.

By January 15, 2015

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Startup funding hit $47B in 2014, surpassing dot-com bubble levels

Venture capital funding for mobile apps helps end 2014 with a big influx of money for startups.

By January 15, 2015

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App Annie shows which apps have highest usage, picks up more funding

The mobile app analytics company continues to add features and says it has no plans for an acquisition or an IPO.

By January 13, 2015

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Can new tech boost safety in Uber cars, and in taxis, too?

After a slew of alleged assaults by drivers for taxi companies and ride-hailing services, firms like AsterRide and Shuddle are looking to increase passenger safety.

By January 25, 2015

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Silicon Valley's big acquisition mantra: Buy it, leave it alone

As tech giants try to figure out their place in the future, they're giving more autonomy to founders of companies they've swallowed up.

By January 24, 2015

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Uber boasts $1.2B new funding, with a slice of humble pie

The ride-sharing service, which looks to be valued at roughly $40 billion, says its missteps over the past few weeks are driving it to become "smarter and more humble."

By December 4, 2014

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Uber said to be near funding round that doubles its valuation

Ride-sharing startup is close to a $1 billion funding round that would give it a valuation as high as $40 billion, Bloomberg reports.

By November 25, 2014

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Fund this: Smart earplugs promise a better night's sleep

Having already blasted past its fundraising goal, this smartphone-controlled sleep aid is now working toward stretch goals.

By November 25, 2014