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near-field communications technology

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Apple v. Samsung

The electronics titans square off in a tangled tale of mobile technology, centered on Apple's iPhone

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Apple Watch most exciting wearable on the horizon, consumers say

A new report pegs Apple gadget as the most exciting upcoming entrant in the wearable tech race. But getting consumers to purchase and continue wearing these gadgets will prove pivotal.

By October 20, 2014

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Lowly DSL poised for gigabit speed boost

Internet service providers are getting a new option called G.fast that can extend the lifespan of existing copper phone lines yet again.

By October 21, 2014

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Google looks to test ultra-high-speed wireless Net technology

Google is seeking permission to test a high-speed Internet service that could be in your home before Fiber.

By October 16, 2014

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Everything you want to know about Apple Pay

Have questions about Apple Pay? We've got answers.

By October 20, 2014

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Apple Pay unlikely to take off right away

Some retailers have shied away from Apple's mobile payments service, and the equipment needed by supported industry players won't pop up overnight.

By October 20, 2014

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How Air Force One's communications are 'hardened'

The Air Force's 346th Test Squadron ensures the service's aircraft, including Air Force One, don't unintentionally leak important data. CNET Road Trip 2014 was all ears.

By June 30, 2014

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Firefighters testing new technology after Hot Shot deaths

Technology previously used by the military could give fire crews an edge as they battle wildfires. The Wave Relay system, which uses Android devices, enables two-way, real-time voice and video communications, even in remote areas. As CNET's Sumi Das reports, the Prescott, Ariz., fire department, which lost 19 Hot Shot firefighters last year, is testing the technology.

By August 7, 2014

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FBI director demands access to private cell phone data

To stop terrorists and other criminals, cell phones should have encryption backdoors to enable US government surveillance, argues FBI Director James Comey.

By October 16, 2014

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Foxconn sells communications tech patents to Google

The companies didn't specify the number of patents sold, the purchase price, or the exact technology involved.

By April 25, 2014

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Apple's Oct. 16 event: Here's what we expect

New iPads and Macs, as well as an official launch of the OS X Yosemite computer operating system, should show up at Apple's event this week.

By October 12, 2014