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ALS patient more independent with tech

Eric Valor has been living with ALS, or Lou Gehrig's disease, for nearly a decade, but he says technology, including a brainwave-sensing headset, has let him maintain a high quality of life. CNET's Kara Tsuboi visits him at home to learn how.

By August 30, 2014

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Google's Independence Day Doodle celebrates the underdog

In a cute animated doodle, a young musician is struggling to keep up with a marching band. But struggle is part of America's glory.

By July 4, 2014

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Organize and listen to your own music on the cloud

Want to access your music collection wherever you go? Here's a guide on sorting your tunes and choosing a cloud streaming service to suit your needs.

By December 18, 2014

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Lego makes ad for girls that girls might actually like

Gone is the patronizing pink twaddle as Lego releases an ad that celebrates the relationship between girls, their mothers and their imaginations.

By December 6, 2014

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Dissident artist's Lego portraits of injustice do time on Alcatraz

Ai Weiwei creates an elaborate series of installations for display on Alcatraz, even though he's forbidden from traveling outside China and has never been to the notorious prison site.

By November 18, 2014

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Ten years in, Firefox fights on -- now against Google and Apple

Microsoft is no longer the foe. Mozilla CTO Andreas Gal is using the Web to try to force Android and iOS to become more open. He knows Mozilla's Firefox OS is in for a long battle, though.

By November 10, 2014

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Ohio State marching band turns to outer space for halftime show

For its latest halftime performance, the band paid tribute to our favorite sci-fi epics including "2001: A Space Odyssey," "Armageddon" and "Star Trek: Into Darkness."

By November 3, 2014

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Linux Foundation fuels open-source drone efforts

3D Robotics and other drone makers have joined Intel and Qualcomm in an effort to formalize the creation of open-source hardware and software for the unmanned aerial vehicles.

By October 14, 2014

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To Kidfinity and beyond? iPad bests all brands among 6- to 12-year-olds

Research company Smarty Pants asked kids and moms about their favorite brands. Disney cracks kids' top 10, but McDonald's may need a happy meal: It only ranks 15th.

By October 6, 2014

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Light bulb buying guide

The landscape of lighting is changing rapidly. Here's everything you'll need to know to keep up.

By October 2, 2014