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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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Elon Musk: 'We are summoning the demon' with artificial intelligence

While he believes smart machines can take us to Mars and drive our cars for us, Musk remains worried that artificial intelligence holds a darker potential.

By October 26, 2014

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A political party of nerds and geeks: What should it stand for?

You've heard that geeks and nerds run the world, but what would it take for us to actually be in charge? Crave's Eric Mack thinks it might be time for a "GNU" political party.

By October 21, 2014

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If Congress wants new Net Neutrality rules, Congress should say so

Commentary: Outgoing Rep. Henry Waxman has flip-flopped, now urging the FCC to take extreme action on its own. It's an unfortunate twist in the on-again, off-again fight.

By October 6, 2014

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eBay, PayPal to split into separate companies in 2015

The separation, brought up by activist investor Carl Icahn in January, will include new management teams for both businesses.

By September 30, 2014

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The murky potential of a larger iPad

Will Apple supersize the iPad as it has the iPhone? There's more to the equation than just a bigger display.

By September 13, 2014

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T-Mobile's Uncarrier 7.0: Join us Wednesday (live blog)

Join CNET for live coverage of T-Mobile's event on September 10 at 1 p.m. PT. Our live blog will bring you news updates, photos and running commentary.

By September 9, 2014

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The metadata debate: What you need to know about data retention

The former head of the CIA has said "we kill people based on metadata", but as Australia introduces new data retention laws, the country's security chief says he's "not quite sure" what the fuss is about. So what is the truth behind data retention, and why does it matter?

By August 13, 2014

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Amazon jabs Hachette in e-books dispute: 'We will never give up'

In a letter to readers and authors, the e-commerce giants asks people to email Hachette's CEO saying they want lower e-book prices.

By August 9, 2014

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Net congestion no problem, except for one big 'but': Netflix

Preliminary data on Internet congestion in the US indicates there isn't much of it -- unless Netflix is part of the equation.

By June 18, 2014