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Ted Cruz gets 'Shatnered' for saying Capt. Kirk was Republican

The Republican presidential hopeful believes the Capt. Kirk's "working class" status makes him lean to the right. Then, along came William Shatner.

By July 24, 2015

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Detest Uber's surge pricing? Some drivers don't like it either

The practice of tripling, quadrupling and quintupling ride fares in times of high demand may face limits from New York City officials. Many drivers might be OK with that.

By August 23, 2015

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Wait what? Sprint boasts superior coverage to T-Mobile, study says

Verizon still reigns supreme in the latest results from wireless testing firm RootMetrics. T-Mobile was hurt by the lack of broader coverage outside of the major markets.

By August 17, 2015

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Why prequels always suck (and the golden rule to make sure they don't)

Commentary: From "Star Wars" to "The Hobbit", CNET pop culture addict Richard Trenholm investigates whether prequels are just fundamentally rubbish.

By August 7, 2015

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Your butt-dials aren't private, appeals court rules

Technically Incorrect: A federal court says that if you butt-dial someone and the person records it, the information can be used against you.

By July 26, 2015

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T-Mobile soups up text messaging, but for only one phone to start

The upgrade brings text messaging nearly on par with the features found in third-party instant messaging apps like WhatsApp and iMessage.

By July 22, 2015

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Amazon reportedly laying off engineers after Fire phone flameout

"Dozens" of engineers have been dismissed in recent weeks from the secretive lab behind Amazon's consumer hardware, the Wall Street Journal reports.

By August 26, 2015

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Microsoft takes another hit on phones, but don't count it out yet

A fresh round of layoffs stings, but the company still plans to sell smartphones -- just not as many, or as widely as it used to.

By July 8, 2015

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For T-Mobile's wireless ambitions, a make-or-break moment looms

The Uncarrier has the most to win or lose in next year's spectrum auction, including whether it has a chance to be a true competitor to Verizon Wireless and AT&T.

By June 23, 2015

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Taylor Swift's rebukes are the best ads streaming music can't buy

Streaming music's loudest critic is also its greatest gift: Every time Taylor Swift denounces services like Apple Music, she explains to consumers what a great deal they are.

By June 23, 2015