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Mars rover Opportunity breaks record for miles roamed

The extraterrestrial robot rolls 25 miles across the Red Planet, breaking a more than 40-year-old record for off-Earth mileage.

By July 28, 2014

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Apple on mobile payments and Touch ID: 'A big opportunity'

During a conference call to discuss first quarter earnings, CEO Tim Cook says the mobile payments space is intriguing for the company.

By January 27, 2014

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Sleepy Marissa Mayer said to miss marketing opportunity

At a time when ad revenue is increasingly important, the Yahoo CEO reportedly keeps high-level marketing executives waiting for hours because she overslept.

By June 23, 2014

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IBM sees big opportunity in sequencing microbes

We're trained to think microbes are bad. But researchers are gathering this week to discuss uses of massive ecosystems of the micro-organisms, many of which are beneficial.

By May 6, 2014

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Samsung email pointed to Steve Jobs’ death as 'best opportunity to attack iPhone’

A 2011 Samsung email lamented the wave of press coverage over Jobs' passing, calling it an "unintended benefit for Apple."

By April 16, 2014

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Forget flares. Next time you're in trouble, send up a balloon

A device now seeking funding on Kickstarter offers a better way to get help when you need it -- by sending a helium balloon 150 feet in the air.

By November 21, 2014

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More than a chipmaker? Intel's blown opportunities

The semiconductor giant has expanded beyond its core business many times only to pull back before those areas got popular. CNET looks at a few.

By December 5, 2013

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Firefox dumps Google for search, signs on with Yahoo

Google's 10-year run as Firefox's default search engine in the US is over. Yahoo wants more search traffic, and a deal with Mozilla will bring it.

By November 19, 2014

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Qualcomm wants to move out of your pocket into your car, house and wearable

The world's biggest maker of mobile chips that power smartphones sees lots of room to grow next year. But a glitch in China may hold it back.

By November 19, 2014

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The iPad Air's missed opportunity

A next-generation keyboard accessory didn't emerge alongside the new iPad, which feels like a shame: it could have been the beginning of a magical fusion point for the iPad.

By October 23, 2013