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DeGeneres' Oscar tweet leads to $3M Samsung donation

After the Academy Awards host set Twitter records with more than 3.2 million people retweeting her selfie, the smartphone maker pledges to give millions to charity.

By Mar. 4, 2014

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DeGeneres' Oscar selfie tweet captures retweet crown

A star-studded tweet by the Oscars host quickly blows past President Obama's re-election tweet from 2012.

By Mar. 2, 2014

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Oscar overload brings down ABC live stream

Brief outage to live stream over the Internet as a result of heavy demand leads to temporary service outage.

By Mar. 2, 2014

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Behind the Oscar-nominated sounds of 'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug'

If pictures have 3D, then sound has Dolby Atmos. Academy Award-winning sound mixer Christopher Boyes tells CNET how he used the audio tech to give moviegoers a more engrossing experience.

By Feb. 28, 2014

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ACLU: 'Obama, grant Edward Snowden immunity now'

Days before the president is scheduled to announce possible reform proposals to the NSA's surveillance programs, the civil liberties group creates a petition calling for Snowden's amnesty.

By Jan. 14, 2014

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Netflix 'original' documentary lands Oscar nomination

The video service picked festival darling "The Square," a documentary about the Egyptian revolution, as its first "original" film, keen to add an Oscar to its tally of awards.

By Jan. 16, 2014

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Oscar winner '12 Years a Slave' sees illegal downloads triple

One of the side effects of winning an Academy Award for best picture is experiencing an uptick in piracy.

By Mar. 4, 2014

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Grant iCloud Photo Stream subscribers posting privileges in iOS 7

iOS 7 shared iCloud Photo Streams allow for the creator and subscribers to post photos and videos. But it's not on by default; here's how to enable it.

By Oct. 8, 2013

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GE Stainless Steel Interior Dishwasher with Hidden Controls

Along with an all-stainless interior and hidden top-edge controls, GE says these dishwashers spray more water in more places than any unit in the category.

By Oct. 11, 2013

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Samsung Galaxy J, Sony Xperia Z1f leaked for Japanese market

Japanese carrier NTT DoCoMo is expected to offer variants of the Samsung Galaxy S4 and Sony Xperia Z1 in the coming weeks.

By Oct. 7, 2013