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CNET TV Apple Byte: TV on your iPad, PDFs in iOS, and near field communications on new iPhones

CNET TV's Brian Tong discusses the latest in Apple news, rumors, tips, and tricks. This week, the iPad gets more television than you can shake a stick at, iPhone 4 rumors heat up with reports of Apple testing near field communications, and a quick tip for reading PDFs in iOS 4.

By August 20, 2010

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Google bursts into the wireless industry

The search giant unveils a new service that switches between cellular and Wi-Fi signals and lets customers pay for only what data they use.

By April 22, 2015

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Secret US technology said to intercept cellular communications

Fake cell phone signal receivers on airplanes gather cell traffic in a secret government program, a new report reveals.

By November 13, 2014

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We are legion: Pairs of humans communicate brain-to-brain

In a continuation of earlier research, University of Washington scientists have demonstrated human brain-to-brain communication with multiple pairs of people.

By November 6, 2014

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Adios, silicon: Why exotic designs are the future for the chips in your gadgets

Decades of progress creating conventional computer chips will stall in the coming years, forcing some far-out ideas on semiconductor makers. Carbon nanotubes or quantum computing, anyone?

By April 17, 2015

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Feds OK plan to free up airwaves for smartphones

FCC approves plan to share airwaves previously used by the military to help mobile operators keep up with wireless data demands.

By April 17, 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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Apple Pay may reach first country beyond US this year

The mobile payments service is on the verge of expanding to Canada, according to the Wall Street Journal. But will Apple be able to seal the deal?

By April 17, 2015

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Google faces European charge it abused search dominance

The European Commission opens a legal case that could change how Google search works -- and impose a massive fine. It also begins an inquiry about Android.

By April 15, 2015

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Nokia to buy Alcatel-Lucent for $16.6B, eyeing global market

Nokia is looking to become a "global leader" in technology with the purchase of French company Alcatel-Lucent in a deal worth $16.6 billion.

By April 15, 2015