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Ex-BlackBerry CEO Heins: 'I have no regrets' (Q&A)

A year after exiting BlackBerry, Thorsten Heins weighs in on his time at the smartphone maker and dishes on his current phone.

By November 22, 2014

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Mobile transaction users to jump to 2 billion by 2017

More and more, says Juniper Research, people will use their mobile devices to buy products or do their banking, boosted by services such as Apple Pay.

By November 17, 2014

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Ten years in, Firefox fights on -- now against Google and Apple

Microsoft is no longer the foe. Mozilla CTO Andreas Gal is using the Web to try to force Android and iOS to become more open. He knows Mozilla's Firefox OS is in for a long battle, though.

By November 10, 2014

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Can these gun sensors keep cops safer?

Technology from startup Yardarm can tell 911 emergency responders if a police officer's gun has been fired. But Yardarm doesn't call it a "smart gun" -- that would court controversy.

By November 8, 2014

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NASA and Department of Defense grab Lytro's light-field tech

Lytro has opened up its light-field technology platform for companies to develop custom cameras. NASA and the Department of Defense are among the first to jump on board.

By November 6, 2014

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Inside MotoGP: How ASIMO's tech makes for faster motorcycles

Honda's MotoGP bikes are the fastest in the world, and the technology they pack is a big part of the puzzle. Join us for a look at what it takes to win a world championship.

By November 7, 2014

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Windows Phone owners can now make mobile payments, via Softcard

The new Softcard app from AT&T allows for tap-to-pay transactions -- assuming you have an NFC-enabled Windows Phone handset and meet other requirements.

By November 4, 2014

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The inner workings of your refrigerator, revealed: Welcome to Appliance Science!

In our inaugural Appliance Science column, writer Richard Baguley and illustrator Colin West McDonald explore the inner workings of the largest appliance in your house.

By November 4, 2014

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Nexus 9 tablet makes entrance on Google Play

The Wi-Fi-only version is available, but you'll have to wait if you'd rather own the LTE edition.

By November 3, 2014

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Kids won't do chores? Call in this mole for undercover parenting

It may look like just another toy, but this smartphone-controlled stuffed animal lets you communicate with kids in a unique way.

By November 3, 2014