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Will Americans buy unlocked phones from Chinese brands? (Smartphones Unlocked)

Alcatel, Huawei and ZTE are hoping that low prices for quality products will lure US consumers online.

By July 1, 2015

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Can a robot feel? Humanoid opera singer takes on touchy role

Myon the humanoid robot has spent two years preparing for its starring role in "My Square Lady." With that kind of artistic commitment, we can probably forgive it if it sounds a tad tinny.

By June 30, 2015

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Lego Batman: Beyond Gotham comes to iOS

A better title for the latest in the delightful Lego series might be: "Batman and the Justice League."

By June 25, 2015

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Zuckerberg donates $5M to scholarship fund for undocumented immigrants

Facebook CEO calls the donation an "investment" in 400 undocumented students in the San Francisco Bay Area.

By June 17, 2015

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Can the Microsoft shake-up get Windows 10 moving in mobile?

The firm has been saying that Win 10 will work on any device, a strategy it sees as crucial. But Microsoft has been all but missing on phones. Call in the new Windows and Devices Group.

By June 17, 2015

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Finally, humanity gets the tools needed to find life on other planets

In the "Star Trek" universe, humans made contact with aliens in 2063. In the real world, scientists could beat that mark by decades, at least when it comes to detecting signs of life beyond this rock.

By June 16, 2015

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Bethesda pins hopes on new Fallout, Doom to get it to the top of the game-maker heap

The video game maker announces a newly created, specialized social network and new games in its most popular franchises at a conference in Los Angeles.

By June 14, 2015

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Adios, silicon: Why exotic designs are the future for the chips in your gadgets

Decades of progress creating conventional computer chips will stall in the coming years, forcing some far-out ideas on semiconductor makers. Carbon nanotubes or quantum computing, anyone?

By April 17, 2015

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Tech execs take a stand against pro-discrimination laws

Dozens of tech leaders speak up, joining Apple, Salesforce and Yelp honchos in criticizing so-called religious freedom laws being considered across the country.

By April 1, 2015

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Tech leaders are using their voices, influence to speak out on social, political issues

CEOs from Apple, Facebook and Salesforce are utilizing their power to offer their positions on everything from gay rights to immigration to vaccinations. And they're not the only ones.

By April 5, 2015