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Bitcoin gains support of cryptography think tank

Coin Center, a newly created research and advocacy center, will focus on public policy issues faced by the virtual currency.

By September 22, 2014

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California bill would ban police drone spying without warrant

The bill, which is now on the governor's desk, pits privacy advocates against law enforcement interests in managing the emerging technology.

By September 12, 2014

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Boosting browsers, Adobe extends its DRM to Web video

The move could mean people watch copy-protected premium video in a single browser rather than with dozens of video apps. For now though, Adobe's HTML video approach only works with Firefox.

By September 8, 2014

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Nvidia patent suits target latest Samsung devices

The chipmaker is accusing Samsung and Qualcomm of infringing its patents related to the company's core graphics technology.

By September 4, 2014

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Mozilla expands advertising experiment to many more Firefox users

The current "directory tile" ad experiment shows only for new Firefox users. A new "enhanced tile" program to launch soon will mean existing users can see some ads, too.

By August 21, 2014

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With OpenStax, book learns you

Open textbook publisher OpenStax is developing algorithm-enhanced digital textbooks that adapt to the user's learning needs.

By August 20, 2014

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Big Ass Fans pairs up with Nest to cool the connected home

With newly announced Nest integration, the high-end Haiku connected ceiling fan is promising even smarter climate control.

By August 19, 2014

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Vexed in the city: Tech's fraught transformation of San Francisco 2014

The city once known for the summer of love is now dealing with a different kind of emotion. An influx of thousands of techies is feeding an unprecedented economic boom -- and generating a whole lot of angst.

By August 20, 2014

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Destroyed by tornado, town saving big by rebuilding all green

In 2007, a tornado flattened Greensburg, Kan. Now it's on a path to financial stability thanks to a city-wide green rebuilding effort. CNET Road Trip 2014 looked at the wreckage and the recovery.

By August 12, 2014

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Twitter: Our growth is no fluke. Really

The social network points to data about interactions from TV, other websites and the World Cup as signs that it has plenty of room to grow.

By July 30, 2014