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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

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Pandora's metrics miss biggest plot point, and it's not Apple

The latest listener stats reveal a service that's still getting bigger but finding it harder to grow as fast as it once did. The most important numbers for Pandora now are the ones preceded by dollar signs.

By October 3, 2013

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Apple lands prime spot in the Dow, as AT&T departs

The world's most valuable company joins Wall Street's pre-eminent stock index, a key metric of the nation's economic performance.

By March 6, 2015

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Watch NASA test-fire the most powerful rocket booster ever built

NASA's got a new rocket booster with enough power to launch future missions to Mars. This week, the agency tipped it on its side and roasted some Utah desert to prove it works.

By March 11, 2015

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What is TV contrast ratio?

Contrast ratio is one of the most important aspects of picture quality, especially in a dark room. But why?

By March 19, 2015

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Facebook will stop counting likes from some accounts

The social network is changing the way it tallies the number of likes that a Facebook Page has accumulated.

By March 5, 2015

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Samsung Galaxy S6 vs. Galaxy S6 Edge vs. HTC One M9 vs. LG G Flex 2: 2015 Android smartphone specs compared

The new Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge sport similar specs, in slightly different shapes.

By March 1, 2015

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Tablets with the best battery life

Let's take a moment to celebrate the longest-lasting tablets currently at the top of our list.

By February 20, 2015

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Twitter finds profit but needs more tweeters

CEO Dick Costolo, facing pressure to rapidly grow the social network, reports Twitter's third straight quarter of profit. Even though growth of monthly active users failed to impress, the stock soars.

By February 5, 2015

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Google's search for sales, profit falls short

The search giant continues to pull in billions from its search and advertising business, even as the company looks for other ways to make money.

By January 29, 2015