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Google's Android, Chrome software may converge, exec change suggests

The engineering teams for both software platforms are now led by the same person, a move that's the latest example of Google blurring the lines between its two operating systems.

By October 17, 2014

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Polestar takes world's safest car to the track

Volvo's reputation for safety is unparalleled, but that doesn't mean the cars can't also be fun. Tuner company Polestar lets CNET editor Wayne Cunningham drive laps in its special-edition S60.

By September 24, 2014

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RFID helps robots locate objects

Work to improve robot vision is ongoing -- but robots don't necessarily need to rely solely on their eyes.

By September 23, 2014

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Chromebooks land first batch of Android apps

You may not have known that you wanted Android apps to run on Chrome OS, but Google thinks they should. The first four Android apps for Chromebooks are now available.

By September 11, 2014

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Carpooling with Sidecar? Regulators say not so fast

California regulators issue a warning to the peer-to-peer car service saying it's illegal to operate its Shared Rides feature. Are Uber and Lyft next?

By September 11, 2014

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Piggyback tech: Winning tack for Nook and Windows Phone?

Commentary: Microsoft and Barnes & Noble have both brought key software to alternative devices that have a solid footing. But just one has a clear-cut edge.

By September 1, 2014

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Huawei Ascend P7 smartphone to get sapphire glitz

A sapphire screen could brighten the prospects of Huawei's flagship P7 in its competition with Apple and with rival Android brands.

By August 26, 2014

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Great Google+ communities for Android users

Google's social network service is an excellent resource for Android owners to get more out of their device. Whether you're brand new to the platform or looking to push your handset to its limits, there's something for everyone.

By August 22, 2014

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Apple plans reversible USB cable for iPhone 6, leaker says

The company's Lightning connector is already reversible on the eight-pin dock side, but Apple might start offering a reversible connector on the other end as well.

By August 18, 2014

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Sculpting flowers smaller than a human hair

Through careful modification of simple chemicals in a beaker, Wim Noorduin is able to grow beautiful crystalline structures at the nano scale.

By June 11, 2014