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Samsung tops Apple in another metric -- top chip buyer

The Korean electronics giant, which sells the most mobile phones in the world, became the biggest purchaser of semiconductors in 2012, tech research firm Gartner says.

By Jan. 23, 2013

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Global metric for data center efficiency adopted

The EU, U.S., Japan, and the Green Grid industry group are using PUE, or power-usage effectiveness, as the metric for gauging and comparing energy use.

By Apr. 7, 2010

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Facebook flying high with $2.59 billion in Q4 revenue

The social network continued to conquer on mobile with $1.25 billion in revenue from ads running on smartphones.

By Jan. 29, 2014

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Yahoo clings to small gains as core business remains sluggish

While Alibaba prepares for an IPO and continues to boost Yahoo stock, Yahoo sees a bright spot in its key revenue generator -- display advertising.

By Apr. 15, 2014

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Apple's future processors said to be made by Samsung, TSMC

Apple will divvy up chipmaking between Samsung and TSMC, according to an Asia-based report.

By Dec. 17, 2013

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CNET 100: This month, bargain tech elbows out the rest

The results for our monthly gadget leaderboard are in. In the final days of 2013, the balance of popularity shifted to devices that cost less than $100.

By Jan. 13, 2014

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World's largest solar thermal plant is on the grid

The "tower power" plant, which uses more than 300,000 mirrors to reflect sunlight, starts delivering electricity to customers in California.

By Feb. 13, 2014

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Flu predictions get more accurate

Google's annual Flu Trends metric was wildly off last year. But scientists were able to leverage the company's data to design a far more successful system.

By Dec. 3, 2013

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Facebook Paper now with more Facebook

People who use the Paper iPhone app browse an average of 80 stories each day, but they told Facebook that they were missing essential daily information.

By Apr. 18, 2014

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People spend more time on Tumblr than on Twitter or Facebook, CEO brags

The blogging platform averages 14 minutes per visit, a stat that Tumblr CEO David Karp believes bests his competitors.

By Apr. 17, 2013