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WeMo has a smart plan for plumbing and power

New sensors with "Echo Technology" will read your utility usage down to the last detail.

By January 7, 2015

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Home Depot plumbs new depths in tweeting

Home Depot posts a tweet featuring a picture of three drummers -- two African-American men and a man in a gorilla costume -- with the question: "Which drummer is not like the others?"

By November 8, 2013

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ISPs warm to IPv6, but old-era Internet plumbing persists

The next-generation Internet technology is catching on among ISPs and their customers, but efforts to squeeze more life out of IPv4 persist, a survey finds.

By October 8, 2013

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Microsoft's 'Windows 10: The Next Chapter' event, join us Wednesday (live blog)

On January 21, Microsoft will stake out the future of Windows, giving us a glimpse of what its software will look like on mobile devices. A successor to Internet Explorer may also be in store.

By January 17, 2015

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Samsung, SmartThings and the open door to the smart home (Q&A)

SmartThings CEO Alex Hawkinson explains what the smart home means to parent Samsung and how Apple's HomeKit fits in.

By January 12, 2015

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SmartThings updates its sensors, hub

Smart-home company SmartThings is integrating itself more into parent Samsung and rolling out a new subscription service.

By January 5, 2015

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Get a Loftek portable LED work light with USB charger for $54.99

Impossibly handy for homes, cars, campsites, job sites and more, this compact light can also power your smartphone.

By December 19, 2014

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App.net: 'Plumbing' for social apps, not Twitter rival (podcast)

CNET's Larry Magid talks with App.net founder Dalton Caldwell about his ambitious project to create an ad-free, open platform for the sort of third-party social apps Twitter once allowed but now discourages.

By August 15, 2012

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Google boosts Turing Award computing prize to $1 million

Computer scientists no longer need have Nobel envy -- at least financially. A Google cash infusion quadrupled the size of the top computer science prize.

By November 14, 2014

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From .coffee to .email to .xyz: The Web's crazy new reality is here

Dot-com? How quaint. A smorgasbord of new Net domains has arrived, with hundreds more on the way. There's opportunity aplenty, but lots of trademark hassles, too.

By October 13, 2014