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UK government review looks for Bitcoin's role in British business

The UK government says it will assess the benefits and risks of unregulated digital currencies, a move which one expert says is a play to siphon investment and jobs away from the US and other markets.

By August 6, 2014

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Google to release Android L Preview on Thursday

Eager beavers can try a preview version of Google's next mobile operating system as Google tries harder to court developers.

By June 25, 2014

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How GE got on track toward the smartest locomotives ever

These sensor-packed locomotives compute some 150,000 data points per minute. CNET Road Trip 2014 got a chance to see how they're built.

By June 21, 2014

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Apple 'stamp of approval' for Bitcoin points away from Apple currency

After Apple changed the rules on virtual currencies, the first Bitcoin apps are returning to the App Store.

By June 16, 2014

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Welcome to digital detox camp, no phones allowed

Camp Grounded lets grown-ups relive their summer camp days, but only after surrendering all their digital devices.

By June 12, 2014

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Google displays Lincoln's handwritten Gettysburg Address

In honor of the 150th anniversary of the famous speech, a Google exhibit lets people view one of the five known copies in Abraham Lincoln's handwriting.

By November 19, 2013

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Remembering legendary Enigma code breaker Mavis Batey

If you don't know of Mavis Batey, you should. Her work cracking the Enigma machine's coded messages was crucial to the success of D-Day landings during WWII.

By November 14, 2013

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Sony's official PS4 unboxing is brown-gloved, bonkers

This bizarre new video from Sony has a brown-gloved stranger opening up the PS4, in a bunker, with a menacing score.

By November 11, 2013

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Here's the Milky Way supernova you've never heard of

Newly measured distance to stellar debris in the northern sky links it more firmly to an explosion observers saw in 1181.

By August 30, 2013

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How Frank Lloyd Wright's Taliesin survived murder, fires, constant change

The architect's home may be best known for the fire that killed his mistress. But it's a masterpiece of marrying design and landscape. CNET Road Trip 2013 stopped by to see it firsthand.

By August 17, 2013