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President Obama presses for high-speed Internet for rural Americans

The administration will offer loans and work to remove law that limit consumers' ability to choose fast, affordable broadband.

By January 13, 2015

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Seattle wants the tech scene, but not the division that could come with it

The Emerald City is brewing plenty of startups, thanks in part to tech giants like Microsoft and Amazon. But can it avoid a rift in the community?

By August 17, 2015

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Man finds iPhone that fell from airplane

The phone dropped 9,300 feet and ended up in a field alongside a hungry donkey in rural Texas.

By July 31, 2015

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How China's largest smartphone maker plans to conquer southeast Asia

Steve Vickers, Xiaomi's general manager in southeast Asia, is confident the company's e-commerce strategy can work in one of the most hotly contested mobile markets in the world.

By August 11, 2015

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Regulators shut down T-Mobile's push for more wireless spectrum

The FCC votes unanimously to deny T-Mobile's request to include more spectrum reserved for smaller carriers in an upcoming auction.

By August 6, 2015

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Vietnam's refugees find second chance in Silicon Valley

For Road Trip 2015, CNET went to San Jose, California, to talk with Vietnamese Americans who traveled a long way to get to where they are today.

By August 2, 2015

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How self-driving cars will cut accidents 90 percent (Q&A)

For Road Trip 2015, CNET talks with the University of Michigan's Peter Sweatman about the rapid merging of computers and cars, and the fake city in Ann Arbor where it's being put to the test.

By August 1, 2015

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Google in talks to bring Loon to Sri Lanka, but it's not a done deal

The search giant is looking to bring its Wi-Fi-beaming balloons to the South Asian country, but discussions are still in early stages.

By July 29, 2015

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Putting dollars to charity a la app, with a social twist

A new wave of apps lets you give to charities and challenge your friends with just a few swipes on your phone -- and it will cost you as little as nothing.

By July 30, 2015

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Why don't some people use the Internet?

Senior citizens make up a huge chunk of those who abstain, but income, education, location and ethnicity also are factors, according to Pew Research.

By July 29, 2015