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​Locals upset at Google's Waze for sending traffic to their streets

LA residents complains that Waze creates congestion on roads once only known to those who live there.

By December 14, 2014

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CES 2015 TV tech: 4K all the way

For the last few years 4K "Ultra HD" televisions have been displayed at CES, but in 2015 they'll dominate -- not just on the show floor, but on showroom floors everywhere throughout the year.

By December 12, 2014

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8 of our favorite smartphone highs and lows of 2014

CNET goes over the hits and misses that helped define our year in smartphones.

By December 12, 2014

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Amazon takes on Square with Local Register card reader

The online retailer introduces a card reader that could help it learn more about consumer shopping habits in stores.

By August 13, 2014

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Going on an extended international trip? Get a local SIM

In this edition of Ask Maggie, CNET's Marguerite Reardon offers two travelers some insight on the best ways to save money on their wireless service while traveling abroad.

By July 23, 2014

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Samsung still tops in smartphones, but market share plummeting

New data from research firm Gartner shows that Samsung owned 24.4 percent of the smartphone market worldwide in the third quarter, down from 32 percent a year earlier.

By December 15, 2014

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Google News to close up shop in Spain in response to new law

The so-called "Google tax" requires aggregators to pay a fee for posting links and excerpts of news articles. Google says it can't afford the expense.

By December 10, 2014

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'Carry' a stranger's package for $500? What could go wrong?

Startup Carry aims to be the Airbnb that will disrupt FedEx, UPS and the like. It will pay individuals to deliver packages to and from strangers. How safe can it be?

By December 10, 2014

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Amazon tests delivery by bike in New York City

The e-commerce giant may have found a way to get you your order within one hour.

By December 8, 2014

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Google's Chromecast coming to India

The launch of the Internet giant's streaming device is the latest example of Google's push into the second most populous country in the world.

By December 9, 2014