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national opt-out day

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The hidden cost of those 'free' gambling apps

Some of the most downloaded and highest-grossing video games in leading app stores use casino motifs for their designs, raising questions about the potential dangers of gambling apps.

By August 27, 2015

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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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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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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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Petition for Jon Stewart to moderate presidential debate is no joke

A Change.org petition for the former "Daily Show" host to wrangle candidates at a major debate next year has gone viral, garnering almost 200,000 signers in just two days.

By August 21, 2015

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How a superfast network and 3D printing come together in one city

As part of Road Trip 2015, CNET digs in to the 3D printing startup culture in Chattanooga.

By August 22, 2015

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Hangry Redditor rage-quits cat cafe: All enter Oxford Dictionary

The Oxford Dictionary welcomes a swarm of new entries, including matcha, mecha, subreddit and manic pixie dream girl.

By August 26, 2015

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Happy 20th birthday, Microsoft Windows 95

Twenty years before it launched Windows 10 -- in a very different time and place -- Microsoft launched Windows 95.

By August 24, 2015

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What do Edward Snowden and Elton John have in common? Crustaceans

A newly discovered crayfish gets named after the NSA leaker and an amphipod after the singer of "Crocodile Rock." Now whose name are we going to use when we find a new species of crocodile?

By August 26, 2015

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Uber background checks missed drivers' criminal records, prosecutors say

Among the drivers in Uber's service were a convicted murderer and a felon convicted of sex offenses against a minor, prosecutors charge.

By August 19, 2015

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Seattle wants the tech scene, but not the division that could come with it

The Emerald City is brewing plenty of startups, thanks in part to tech giants like Microsoft and Amazon. But can it avoid a rift in the community?

By August 17, 2015