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How to solve Silicon Valley's diversity challenges? Google has ideas

Google says it knows Silicon Valley needs to do a better job of employing women and minorities. One company program hopes to solve the problem by looking to historically black colleges.

By April 18, 2015

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Samsung, in a race to build your next smartphone chip, may just win

The Korean electronics maker, best known for TVs and mobile devices, also makes the processors powering those devices. Here's why it's now angling to be first with new chip technology.

By April 17, 2015

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Moore's Law is the reason your iPhone is so thin and cheap

Intel co-founder Gordon Moore's observation 50 years ago set the groundwork for self-driving cars on the road and computers in our pockets today.

By April 16, 2015

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Visiting the places that make Moore's Law happen (pictures)

CNET went to Intel's research hub in Hillsboro, Ore., and GlobalFoundries' factory in Malta, N.Y., to see the facilities developing tomorrow's chips. Intel, the world's largest chipmaker, has spent more than $25 billion building up six campuses in Oregon. GlobalFoundries, owned by the government of Abu Dhabi's investment arm, spent $10 billion creating its new Malta facility.

26 Images By April 16, 2015

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How to place a call from iOS 8's Notification Center

This simple app places a dial-pad in the Today view, making it possible to place a call from anywhere on your iPhone.

By March 25, 2015

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Is compression helping or hurting the sound of music?

Here's what you need to know about what dynamic range compression is doing to your music.

By April 18, 2015

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The last place I want to try on an Apple Watch is in an Apple store

Technically Incorrect: Rumors suggest Apple may redesign its stores to accommodate its new watch. But can the normally noisy, crowded Apple store really be the ideal place to try on a "personal" product?

By March 12, 2015

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Science finds the best place to hide from zombies

When the undead threaten to turn your cerebrum to caviar, where do you run? A new study confirms what you might already suspect, and even offers a specific destination.

By March 1, 2015

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Facebook dives deeper into Yelp, Foursquare world with Place Tips

The social network is testing a mobile-app feature that serves up information about wherever you happen to be. For now, it's iPhone-only.

By January 29, 2015

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Coke wants to make the Internet a happy place (good luck with that)

Technically Incorrect: The company's goal is, as is so often the case, to spread positivity. So its Super Bowl ad wants to do that. But surely the Internet is one step too far.

By January 27, 2015