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mt. everest

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Cortana vs. Siri vs. Google Now: An early look at how Cortana stacks up (hands-on)

Can Windows Phone’s new voice-activated assistant stand up to Siri and Google Now? We put an early version to the test.

By April 14, 2014

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Mini Museum puts skulls, gold, London Bridge in your pocket

Indiana Jones would approve of the Mini Museum. Fragments of dinosaur bones, meteorites, famous landmarks, and other fascinating things are displayed in resin, and could be yours via Kickstarter.

By March 5, 2014

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Prime was prime, as Amazon reports another record holiday

Although UPS delays left some Amazon customers empty-handed, the company boasts a merry Christmas, both for sales and services like its Amazon Prime.

By December 26, 2013

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Spot expands lineup with satellite-powered Global Phone

The Spot Global Phone delivers voice and basic data to remote locations for $499.

By May 20, 2013

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Checking e-mail at 17,000 feet on Mt. Everest

China Mobile has opened a wireless service center and Internet cafe at an altitude of 17,000 feet at Everest, making this the highest such site in the world.

By May 6, 2008

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Why hack a calculator? Why climb Mount Everest?

There's more to programming than aspiring to be the next iPhone app rock star. Texas Instruments' unhelpfulness toward calculator hackers can even be an incentive.

By October 15, 2009

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50 million set-tops = 400 Mt. Everests

This week, the company will ship its 50 millionth set-top box.

By October 20, 2006

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From metal to money: Making America's coins

Road Trip 2010: At the U.S. Mint in Philadelphia, more than 20 million coins are made every day. CNET reporter Daniel Terdiman watches the production process up close.

By July 8, 2010

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Google crashes Wolfram Alpha debut party

Mathematica maker publicly demonstrates a Web service to dig into data like stock prices or mortality--but Google launches a similar service on the same day.

By April 28, 2009

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Behold the DIY Batmobile

Holy brake pads, Batman! This guy built his own Batmobile!

By August 7, 2008