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Confessions of a smartphone thief

Almost 2 billion people around the world use smartphones -- typically worth hundreds of dollars a pop on the black market. A former smartphone thief explains their allure to street criminals.

By November 24, 2014

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Candy Crush fills up Facebook with video ads

The sequel to the popular puzzle game finds success with mobile ads, Google Maps adds new features in time for holiday travel, and Redbox raises DVD rental prices.

By November 24, 2014

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Top 5: Most popular car audio

Brian Cooley runs down the top five contenders in-car audio entertainment. And you might be surprised at what's at the top.

By October 28, 2014

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Vaulting patent barrier, Firefox gets support for most popular video format

Mozilla wants to keep patent-encumbered technology off the Web. But H.264 compression is widely used, and a deal with Cisco means Firefox can use it.

By October 14, 2014

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Laptop buying guide

The most important things to know when shopping for a new laptop, hybrid, or Windows tablet.

By November 27, 2013

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Artist imagines Hogwarts in a galaxy far, far away

What if your favorite "Star Wars" characters went to Hogwarts? Artist James Hance is back with his fantastic mashups, and shows us what "Star Wars" characters would look like in the Potterverse.

By November 22, 2014

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Staying power: iPhone 5, iPad 2 still Apple's most popular models

The iPhone 5 edges out the 5S as the most widely used model, according to mobile analytics firm Localytics. But let's see what happens when the iPhone 6 arrives.

By September 8, 2014

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Samsung Galaxy S5 said not selling as well as S4

Samsung reportedly sells 40 percent fewer Galaxy S5 phones than expected during its first three months on sale, prompting a change in mobile strategy and possible management shake-up.

By November 24, 2014

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Tencent's WeChat popularity grows as revenue, profit jumps

Chinese Internet giant Tencent Holdings reports strong second-quarter earnings as online advertising and smartphone gaming revenues grow.

By August 13, 2014

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How PS2 became gaming's most popular console ever

Effortless cool, DVD powers and more -- CNET explains how Sony's second console became gaming's greatest sequel.

By July 28, 2014