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Darth Vader trounces top US politicians in popularity poll

Whether running for office on Tattooine or in Washington, D.C., some of the nation's top political leaders would get walloped by Jedi, Sith lords, and even Jar Jar Binks.

By July 23, 2014

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Net neutrality: How we got from there to here

The road to crafting lasting regulation to protect the open Internet has had several twists and turns. As the FCC prepares a vote to adopt new rules, CNET takes a look back to the origins of the current debate.

By February 24, 2015

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Twitter finds profit but needs more tweeters

CEO Dick Costolo, facing pressure to rapidly grow the social network, reports Twitter's third straight quarter of profit. Even though growth of monthly active users failed to impress, the stock soars.

By February 5, 2015

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Nadella speeches get Common touch in Microsoft's Super Bowl ads

Technically Incorrect: Two Microsoft ads running during the Super Bowl offer warm feelings and an original voiceover from a famous rapper, voicing the speeches of Microsoft's CEO.

By February 1, 2015

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British prime minister targets encrypted messaging after Paris attacks

Asking whether terrorists should be given safe spaces to talk, David Cameron pledges to tighten laws that could challenge WhatsApp and other messaging apps.

By January 12, 2015

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With shutdown in Spain, Uber sputters into the new year

While the ride-sharing service is entering 2015 with plans for worldwide expansion, it's also dealing with mounting resistance from regulators.

By December 31, 2014

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Hacker claims you can steal fingerprints with only a camera

Previous attempts to copy fingerprints required specialized tools and the fingerprint itself.

By December 29, 2014

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Ting Mobile follows Google into gigabit-broadband biz

The success of Google Fiber has inspired Ting, which offers a low-cost mobile phone service, to get into the gigabit-broadband market.

By December 16, 2014

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Google, France space agency partner up on Project Loon

France will contribute its expertise in balloon technology, while Google will assist the space agency with long-term balloon campaigns.

By December 12, 2014

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European Parliament vote promotes idea of a Google breakup

A resolution calls on Europe's competition regulators to consider "unbundling" Google's other commercial services from its search business. The vote sends a signal -- but it's only symbolic.

By November 27, 2014