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Google looks to cost-cutting, mobile and YouTube for the future

The search giant has been trying to take a more measured approach with costs, especially as its cash cow search engine faces more competition.

By July 16, 2015

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Google shares surge as investors see hope in mobile-ad business

Google's soaring stock price comes after the company announced second-quarter sales of $14.35 billion and a profit of $6.99 a share.

By July 17, 2015

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Google taps Morgan Stanley exec for CFO post

Ruth Porat, a Silicon Valley native, will head west from the marquee Wall Street firm, where she had a hand in a number of technology ventures.

By March 24, 2015

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Professor explains whether cat is going up or down stairs

Technically Incorrect: An image of a cat on the stairs has captivated the Web and divided lovers and families. It needs an academic to sort it out.

By April 11, 2015

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The inspiring stories of women who helped shape science and tech

A dedicated site hosts women connected to the White House telling their favourite stories of trailblazing women in science and technology.

By January 11, 2015

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Tweet 10,000 times, and Edward Norton and God show up

An unaired "SNL" sketch reveals what happens when you've written 10,000 tweets. You get a celebrity kiss, a visit from Woody Harrelson dressed as God and an elaborate music-dance routine.

By November 23, 2014

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Vintage letters to the editor show girls always loved comics

Letters from young fans of comic star fashion model-cum-amateur sleuth Toni Gayle from the 1940s are both endearing and fascinating.

By November 11, 2014

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Destroyed by tornado, town saving big by rebuilding all green

In 2007, a tornado flattened Greensburg, Kan. Now it's on a path to financial stability thanks to a city-wide green rebuilding effort. CNET Road Trip 2014 looked at the wreckage and the recovery.

By August 12, 2014

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Supreme Court raises bar on software patent claims

New ruling in Alice Corporation v. CLS Bank means firms must do more to advance 'abstract' software claims to receive a patent.

By June 19, 2014

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With Aereo, Supreme Court digs into copyright nuances

The justices grill both TV-streaming service Aereo and the broadcasters suing it to interpret what is public, what is private, and whether copies of the same thing are really different at all.

By April 22, 2014