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Ocean XPrize reels in teams for acid tests

With sea life is in danger due to rising ocean acidification, the Wendy Schmidt Ocean XPrize kicks off with $2 million in prize money on the line for the best methods for measuring ocean pH levels.

By September 4, 2014

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SharkStopper repels sharks with the power of predatory sound

The next time a sharknado comes your way, you could be grateful to have one of these devices -- now seeking funding on Kickstarter -- around your ankle.

By August 15, 2014

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Samsung Galaxy Alpha may launch Wednesday

The long-rumored, metal-framed smartphone may make its debut sooner than previously expected, according to reports.

By August 11, 2014

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AT&T misses Q2 expectations, but saw smartphone growth rebound

AT&T's growth was largely attributed to the continued move toward no-contract, no-subsidy plans.

By July 23, 2014

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Huawei drops plan for dual Android-Windows Phone device

The Chinese handset maker now says it won't launch a dual-OS phone in the near future.

By March 20, 2014

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MediaTek looks upmarket with new 64-bit chip

The Taiwan chipmaker has been known for supplying mid- and low-tier mobile devices, but it's pushing to go higher end.

By July 15, 2014

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No good alternative for Aereo cord cutters without antennas

In this edition of Ask Maggie, CNET's Marguerite Reardon explains why the Supreme Court's Aereo decision was bad for those who've ditched traditional TV service.

By July 18, 2014

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IBM spends $3 billion to push the far future of computer chips

Big Blue sets a five-year plan to figure out the manufacturing technology for the great-grandchild of today's chip tech -- and the even more different generations beyond that.

By July 9, 2014

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Adidas Fit Smart wearable strips down to make its run

The sportswear giant has a new no-frills activity tracker more practical than it is powerful. The goal is to succeed not on the merits of what it can do, but on the clarity of what it's not.

By July 9, 2014

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SCOTUS cell phone case may hold big repercussions (Q&A)

A lawyer who helped argue against warrantless cell phone searches at the Supreme Court says questions remain about whether you may be forced to turn over your password and how long your seized data can be stored.

By July 7, 2014