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Sony sneers at quad-core 'inefficiency', holds off til 2013

The phone maker won't release any handsets with quad-core processors until next year, according to an executive.

By March 1, 2012

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How the 'most hated person in SF' learned tech's limits (Q&A)

Brian Mayer, creator of controversial service ReservationHop, learned what it's like to have a tech creation reviled by the masses. Now, he intends to make things right.

By July 14, 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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FCC frees up 100MHz of spectrum for Wi-Fi

The FCC voted to free up an additional 100MHz of wireless spectrum for unlicensed use in a move that will help alleviate congestion on Wi-Fi networks and pave the way for faster-speed service.

By March 31, 2014

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A radical dream for making techno utopias a reality

At Y Combinator, Balaji Srinivasan, a Stanford lecturer and co-founder of genetics startup Counsyl, lays out his proposal for creating opt-in societies where government can't meddle.

By October 19, 2013

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Industry debates FCC auction rules for AT&T and Verizon

Debate heats up among wireless industry representatives and experts during a Senate subcommittee hearing as the two sides argued whether the FCC should impose rules on how much spectrum AT&T and Verizon should be allowed to acquire in the upcoming incentive spectrum auction.

By June 4, 2013

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Thermostat whiz Nest wants to reset your peak power use

The new Nest Energy Services are a set of tech-driven features intended to help you and utility companies reduce energy demand during peak periods -- without you losing control of your comfort.

By April 22, 2013

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Digital storage basics, Part 4: SSD explained

Do you know that there's a garbage collection inside your SSD? It's true! CNET editor Dong Ngo explains that and more. He also answers SSD-related questions.

By March 1, 2013

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United Airlines' computers crash land again

For at least the third time since June, United Airlines computers are even less effective than Citizens United.

By November 15, 2012

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2010 Acura RDX proves a sporty, if inefficient, little SUV

CNET Car Tech reviews the 2010 Acura RDX.

By October 22, 2009