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IE on Android or iOS? Not in Microsoft's current vision

A cross-platform push may be on at "cloud first/mobile first" Microsoft, but for now Internet Explorer isn't a product the company plans to make available for its mobile OS rivals.

By August 15, 2014

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President signs cell phone unlocking bill into law

Obama signs a bill into law that makes unlocking a cell phone legal again, making it easier for some consumers to take their phones with them when they change wireless operators.

By August 1, 2014

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Getting everyday objects to think (Q&A)

Thomas Lee hopes to bring the Internet of Things into the mainstream. If the tech industry can play nice, he may succeed.

By May 8, 2014

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Report says NSA exploited Heartbleed, kept flaw secret -- but agency denies it

A Bloomberg report says the agency knew about the Heartbleed security flaw that's sent sites like Google scrambling to patch their systems -- but it kept it secret and used it to spy. The agency, however, says that's not so.

By April 11, 2014

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Will a Verizon Moto X really work on AT&T and T-Mobile?

In this edition of her advice column, Ask Maggie, CNET's Marguerite Reardon explains how to figure out if your smartphone will work on another carrier's network.

By April 3, 2014

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FCC spectrum auction ends with more than $1.5B in proceeds

The H block auction comes to a close as the FCC reaches the reserve price of more than $1.5 billion, which will be used to help fund the building of a nationwide public safety network.

By February 27, 2014

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A voracious mobile world needs 'spectrum, spectrum, spectrum'

commentary CES panels stress the urgent need to free up more radio frequencies to address the insatiable demand from mobile users and high-bandwidth apps.

By January 9, 2014

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Microsoft's Skype purchase survives Cisco challenge

A European court rejects Cisco's appeal to quash the merger as approved based on concerns that it would create a monopoly.

By December 11, 2013

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New FCC chairman presses carriers to unlock cell phones

Tom Wheeler sends letter to CTIA urging carriers to unlock handsets once customer contracts are fulfilled.

By November 14, 2013

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Mozilla: No Firefox phones in US

Mozilla's Mitchell Baker stresses Firefox OS's appeal to developing countries -- and (pay attention, Apple and Google) the importance of price.

By November 13, 2013