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Illinois court throws out 'Amazon tax' online sales law

The decision marks the first time a court has said the state law forcing Illinois-based marketing affiliates to collect sales tax violates federal rules.

By October 18, 2013

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Bills banning Google Glass while driving are toothless, professor says

Legislation aimed at barring the use of Glass have stalled in many states. One professor suggests changing the wording of the bills.

By August 13, 2014

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Anonymous hacks Ferguson, Mo., police site for dispatch tapes

The hacking collective publishes hours of alleged police dispatch tapes on Twitter and YouTube from the day unarmed teenager Michael Brown was shot to death by police in a St. Louis suburb.

By August 13, 2014

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Woman posts Facebook pic in allegedly stolen dress (store notices)

An Illinois woman is arrested after a local boutique puts out an alert about a distinctive neon leopard print dress.

By July 21, 2014

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LinkedIn pays $6M over employee wage violations

After a US Department of Labor investigation finds the social network violated federal wage law, the company pays workers overtime back wages and damages.

By August 4, 2014

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How Microsoft's Cortana came by its human touch

Microsoft's Sogol Malekzadeh talks about her journey from artist in Iran to designer who helped create Windows Phone's marquee virtual assistant.

By July 21, 2014

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Inside Thorncrown Chapel, the Ozarks' glass masterpiece

Conceived by an alcoholic schoolteacher and designed by Frank Lloyd Wright student Fay Jones, it won the highest honors in architecture. CNET Road Trip 2014 stopped in for a visit.

By July 15, 2014

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Cop's mood changes when he realizes he's being filmed

A trucker honks at an Illinois state trooper who, he says, was speeding and talking on his cell phone. The officer stops him and is at first confrontational. Then he is told he's being filmed.

By June 29, 2014

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U.S. Cellular, RadioShack team up to sell phones

The retail store has started selling phones on U.S. Cellular's service in 12 states.

By July 8, 2014

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Tiny robots powered by living muscle tissue

Rather than hydraulic actuators, springs or hinges, these tiny "bio-bots" are powered by living muscle tissue.

By July 6, 2014