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Your next phone could have USB Type-C (and that's a good thing)

These powerful, reversible charging ports are all the rage, and are coming to a phone near you. Here's everything you need to know as new USB-C phones trickle out.

By July 26, 2015

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Schooling Vietnam: How tech companies are training the next wave of workers

For Road Trip 2015, CNET travels to Vietnam to explore how its citizens are beefing up their technical know-how for the digital age.

By July 22, 2015

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Nile seen from space at night is a glittering golden fissure

The Earth looks like a strange sci-fi planet when NASA astronaut Scott Kelly looks down and sees the Nile cutting across the faraway landscape.

By July 27, 2015

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What could Apple buy with all its cash?

Thanks to the success of the iPhone, Apple has nearly $203 billion in cash. That could go a long way.

By July 21, 2015

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Lake in Turkey turns blood red

A lake in central Turkey called Tuz Golu turns bright red during the hot summer season, and it's not because of some biblical plague.

By July 23, 2015

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Reading Rainbow knows happily ever after

From CNET Magazine: Actor and entrepreneur LeVar Burton, host of the beloved "Reading Rainbow" TV show-turned-iPad app, is putting interactive books and video field trips on more devices than ever -- thanks to readers like you. It's quite a story.

By July 22, 2015

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Caffeine-addicted beetles cutting into coffee bean crops

The coffee berry borer has become a huge pain in the thorax for the coffee industry since it can withstand huge doses of caffeine by burrowing into beans. So why didn't they call this thing the jitterbug?

By July 17, 2015

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​Startup lands $100 million to challenge smartphone superpowers Apple and Google

With a Firefox OS offshoot called H5OS, Acadine Technologies hopes to succeed where Microsoft and others have failed. A China-run backer has begun paying the bills.

By July 15, 2015

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Satoru Iwata, Nintendo's global president, dies at 55

Iwata served as one of Nintendo's top executives for more than a decade, as the company faced increasing competition from Microsoft and Sony.

By July 12, 2015

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How consumers can fight back against big wireless

CNET's Marguerite Reardon takes a look at a startup that could allow wireless customers who are prohibited from filing class-action lawsuits to hold big companies like AT&T accountable when they violate their contracts.

By July 13, 2015