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Confessions of a smartphone thief

Almost 2 billion people around the world use smartphones -- typically worth hundreds of dollars a pop on the black market. A former smartphone thief explains their allure to street criminals.

By November 24, 2014

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Korea's backhander to Bill Gates for one-handed handshake

The Microsoft co-founder has one hand in his pocket when shaking hands with South Korea's president, Park Geun-hye. This does not go down well.

By April 23, 2013

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Jimmy Kimmel hologram gets its nose picked by country star

Making TV history, "Jimmy Kimmel Live" celebrates the Country Music Awards with hologram interviews and performances from country music stars Kacey Musgraves and Florida Georgia Line.

By November 6, 2014

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Apple, needing a jolt with new iPads, plays it safe instead

If last month's iPhone 6 was a major leap forward, Thursday's iPad and Mac computer upgrades represented modest progress.

By October 16, 2014

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Forget NFC, Toshiba is plotting high-speed TransferJet for smartphones

The company's plans for the wireless transfer technology start with USB adaptors, but the ultimate goal is embedding TransferJet into smartphones.

By August 29, 2014

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Reconciliation draws closer for Skype-like chat on the Web

Microsoft and Google are converging on a way to bring real-time video and audio chat to the Web, and a new draft standard helps pave the way.

By August 19, 2014

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10 worst TV technologies

HD has been around for 15-odd years, and during that time TV makers have introduced numerous technologies and extras to entice you to buy a new one. Here are our least favorite.

By August 1, 2014

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HDCP 2.2: What you need to know

HDCP 2.2 is the next generation of content protection, designed to prevent copying of 4K content. Your current gear won't work with it, however. Here's what you need to know.

By July 31, 2014

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Leaked iPhone 6 sapphire screen tough, but not unbreakable

Recent videos claim to show the supposed sapphire screen withstanding some intense abuse -- but it's not invincible.

By July 11, 2014

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Nike FuelBand -- out of gas already?

The sportswear company could be close to ditching its fitness hardware efforts, but don’t sound the death knell for Nike technology. Consider, for one thing, the Apple connection.

By April 10, 2014