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Comcast goes Uber -- track your technician's journey on screen

In an attempt to curtail the dreaded large time-windows, Comcast tests a system where you can track the cable guy's progress, so you're not waiting around at home.

By November 20, 2014

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AT&T third-quarter profit falls short even as it adds 2M wireless customers

The company's growth was driven largely by connected devices like the connected car, but there was also a healthy mix of smartphone and tablet growth.

By October 22, 2014

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Judge rejects $324.5M wage-fixing deal struck by Apple, Google, others as too low

Judge Lucy Koh says class action suit, also involving Intel and Adobe, has compelling evidence that former Apple CEO Steve Jobs was "a, if not the, central figure in the alleged conspiracy."

By August 8, 2014

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Roku adds Google Play channel

The Google video service becomes the latest addition to the Roku streaming box.

By October 31, 2014

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Samsung's next big thing: Gaining street cred in Silicon Valley

The Korean electronics giant has been making a big push in California over the past couple years. CNET lays out its successes -- and what it still needs to do.

By November 10, 2014

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Pioneer PLX-1000: A DJ turntable an audiophile can love?

Pioneer's new super-solid PLX-1000 turntable shakes up the Audiophiliac.

By November 8, 2014

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The top 20 catchiest songs of all time, according to science

A year-long survey by the Museum of Science and Industry in Manchester has revealed the top 10 most persistent earworms -- with the Spice Girls topping the list.

By November 3, 2014

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UK government brands trolls 'baying cowards' ahead of stiff, new prison sentences

Planned new laws could put British Internet abusers behind bars for up to two years.

By October 20, 2014

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Elon Musk: I'm afraid of the Terminator

The Tesla CEO echoes the words earlier this week of Stephen Hawking, and says he invests in AI so he can keep an eye on it.

By June 18, 2014

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Watch laser-guided Sea-Monkeys stir up a watery vortex

"Coaxing Sea-Monkeys to swim when and where you want them to is even more difficult than it sounds," says Caltech scientist studying the critters' impact on ocean currents.

By October 1, 2014