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Samsung's View gambit, Nintendo's first phone game and tech biopics (CNET UK podcast 455 show notes)

We talk about Samsung's sense-defying 18.4-inch tablet and hear from Raspberry Pi inventor Eben Upton. Hit play below for the latest episode of the UK's best tech podcast.

By October 30, 2015

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Sprint's half-off promo pays off with 491,000 new customers

The nation's fourth-largest wireless carrier turns heads and gets back on the path to growth thanks to aggressive discounts.

By January 26, 2016

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Qualcomm gambit: Apple 64-bit A7 is a 'gimmick'

A top exec takes a risk by dismissing the new 64-bit A7 too quickly. The chip supplier will likely have a different message if it brings out its own 64-bit design.

By October 2, 2013

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The economics behind Amazon's possible set-top box gambit

A Wedbush Securities analyst believes the opportunity could be huge if the retail giant gives away its Amazon Instant Video service for a year to consumers who buy a set-top box.

By April 24, 2013

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Google goes after Apple in tablet education

Will Google find success in the educational field where Apple, apparently, has not? Here's Google's gambit.

By July 24, 2013

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Google's Google+ gambit: The Madman theory

Is Search, Plus Your World designed to scare Facebook and Twitter to the negotiating table?

By January 29, 2012

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Google buys Zagat, in original-content gambit

In a blog post, Google said that Zagat will "be a cornerstone of our local offering." Zagat is best known for its original reviews and rating service.

By September 8, 2011

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Facebook sued over social-gaming currency

Gambit, a virtual currency and payment-processing provider, is accusing the social-networking giant of breaking antitrust laws, according to a Bloomberg report.

By October 29, 2012

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CNET News Daily Podcast: Behind Google's electric grid gambit

The company fancies itself more--a lot more--than a search provider. And with Tuesday's move toward becoming a power metering firm, that ambition may soon be realized.

By February 10, 2009

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Oracle's hardware gambit: Not so crazy

Larry Ellison has a lot riding on Oracle's burgeoning alliance with HP and its new data warehouse appliance. And unlike his failed network computer project a decade ago, this time around, he just might do hardware right.

By September 24, 2008