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Yahoo lets users opt out of targeted advertising

In response to Congressional inquiry, company announces it is allowing consumers to opt out of customized advertising on Yahoo.com.

By August 8, 2008

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Mother's Day Tech Gift Guide

CNET editors round up the hottest gadgets for Mom this year.

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What's new on Netflix and Amazon for June

Netflix adds 58 titles, including the new season of "Orange Is The New Black," while dropping 55. Amazon Prime picks up 26 new titles including one of the worst movies ever made, "Troll 2."

By May 21, 2015

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PG&E offers opt-out for smart meters at a cost

California utility responds to critics of smart meters by offering an option to turn off the radio. But because of higher costs to read meters, it will charge consumers up to $20 a month to opt out.

By March 25, 2011

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Caffeine may help men wake up in more ways than one (wink, wink)

The latest study on the magic, wake-up juice found that men who drink two to three cups of coffee a day may be able to reduce their risk of erectile dysfunction by 42 percent.

By May 20, 2015

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That hush-hush Air Force space plane just headed back into orbit

The X-37B -- undertaking its fourth mission -- shared its rocket ride back to space with an experimental LightSail spacecraft provided by the Bill Nye-backed Planetary Society.

By May 20, 2015

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How startup GitHub survived a massive five-day network attack (Q&A)

The collaborative coding site scrambled to withstand the opening salvo from what researchers dubbed China's Great Cannon. But CEO Chris Wanstrath says that was just the beginning.

By April 17, 2015

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What's coming and going on Netflix for May

Nearly 60 titles are disappearing from Netflix in May, but nearly 60 titles are being added. Find out what to stream while you can and what you have to look forward to here.

By April 22, 2015

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The day a cell phone video led to a murder charge

Technically Incorrect: A police officer in South Carolina appears to shoot a man eight times from behind, while the man is running away. Without video taken by a bystander, there would be only the officer's word.

By April 8, 2015

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Sling TV: Everything you need to know

Sling TV is a new $20-per-month live TV package with 16 channels, including ESPN, AMC, TNT, CNN, History, HDTV and the Disney Channel. How does it work, how can you get it -- and will it let you quit cable?

By January 20, 2015

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Android pin collectors battle against time on the last day of MWC

As supplies of the coveted collectibles dwindle, enthusiasts besiege the Lollipop pop-up booth at Mobile World Congress in a last-ditch effort for complete satisfaction.

By March 5, 2015