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Your house is about to get a lot smarter, says new study

One million "smart" appliances were shipped worldwide in 2014. By 2020, that figure could jump as high as 700 million units, says research firm IHS.

By July 15, 2015


Meerkat arrives on Android ahead of Twitter's Periscope

In the bitter battle to be your live-streaming option of choice, Meerkat is going for a first-mover advantage to nab users and keep them put.

By May 1, 2015


Meerkat adds Facebook support, 'mobbing' to iOS app

Mobbing means Meerkat will syndicate popular streams to its own feed to boost viewership and interest in popular streams.

By May 4, 2015


The chaebols: Samsung and LG's 50-year 'star wars'

LG and Samsung are among the best-known of South Korea's conglomerates, and their ongoing rivalry is just as famous. We take a look at their closely intertwined histories in part two of this series on chaebols.

By April 9, 2015


Jay Z's Tidal music service makes star-studded splash

The rapper mogul's celebrity-packed unveiling touted Tidal as the first artist-owned streaming music service of its kind, but it was scant on details about what that means.

By March 30, 2015


iWatch won't be 'needle-mover,' but Apple could sell 10M in first year

Anywhere from 2 percent to 4 percent of global iPhone users might buy an Apple smartwatch in the first year, analyst Gene Munster predicts.

By October 7, 2013


The 404 Show: HTC One M8 for Windows, Ant-Man

Is the HTC One M8 for Windows a big deal? Plus we'll get a first look at Paul Rudd as Ant-Man and talk about a new cryptocurrency for porn.

By August 19, 2014


Why Sprint can't hit the gas on cheaper plans...yet

CNET News talks to Sprint CEO Dan Hesse on why he has to be deliberate about any potential pricing moves.

By July 30, 2014


Rhapsody hits 2 million paid members

The pioneer in subscription streaming music hits a subscriber milestone six weeks after teaming up with T-Mobile on a discounted service, a model Rhapsody will move to France.

By July 28, 2014


Facebook reportedly the mystery mover behind 'Project Catapult'

The social network is the mysterious company behind a billion-dollar-plus data facility in Iowa, says a report. Apple had also been among the suspects named by data detectives.

By April 20, 2013