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Lego to stop producing petroleum-based plastic bricks

Lego announces a $150 million plan to seek a sustainable, environmentally friendly alternative to the oil-based plastics it has traditionally used.

By June 29, 2015

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All those 'Likes' don't add up to real fans, Facebook exec warns brands

How can a brand reach genuine fans on Facebook and persuade them to go to a show, buy a product or otherwise support the brand? By paying, says Facebook's Niall Fagan.

By May 21, 2015

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How accurate is the Apple Watch's step counter? We tested it against 13 competitors to find out.

CNET's Dan Graziano tested the step and distance accuracy of the Apple Watch. See how it stacks up against the competition.

By May 19, 2015

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Hit the track with these running apps

These GPS-tracking apps can tell you exactly how far you run and act as a training coach.

By May 19, 2015

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​How a French vacation shows we need high-tech addresses

Even in the Net era, physical addresses are important in mature and developing economies. That's why companies like Google and What3words offer global location-encoding systems.

By May 10, 2015

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LG G4 vs. Samsung Galaxy S6 vs. iPhone 6 vs. HTC One M9: 2015 smartphone specs compared

The new LG G4 appears to be a worthy upgrade to the last model, but check out our chart for how it stacks up with other top-of-the-line smartphones.

By April 28, 2015

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Sprint holds on to No. 3 spot in wireless -- but at a cost

Its pitch to consumers pays off with a gain of 1.2 million customers to hold T-Mobile at bay. Still, Sprint's aggressive promotions have also brought mounting losses.

By May 5, 2015

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Four things we learned from Apple's Q2 earnings call

Apple CEO Tim Cook talks iPhone, Apple Watch, China and iPad during a conference call with analysts.

By April 28, 2015

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Google looks for mobile search gains, misses estimates

The company is still making billions, but some analysts fear Google's cash cow -- desktop search -- is becoming outdated. Can the company kick its mobile search business into high-gear? Google says it already has.

By April 23, 2015

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Real talk: Deciphering the wireless marketing hype

US wireless operators are revving their marketing machines to persuade customers to switch carriers. How do you separate the hype from the reality? CNET's Marguerite Reardon offers some advice.

By April 11, 2015