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Is this a clue for code-breaking scavenger hunt Cicada 3301?

The next installment in a mysterious scavenger hunt that's baffled the Internet may have been posted online.

By January 6, 2014

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Apple's iBeacon tech to be used for fun in CES scavenger hunt

Using a mobile app and location-sensing technology, participants can collect badges and win prizes during the massive technology showcase.

By January 2, 2014

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Bejeweled 'Alibaba' iPhone 6 a steal at just $2 million

We've seen a $48 million iPhone 6, but what if you're a little more thrifty when it comes to multimillion dollar luxury gadgets sure to become obsolete in two years? We've found just the thing for you.

By September 22, 2014

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Vexed in the city: Working in Silicon Valley tech is much more lucrative than you think

Add in the benefits, the perks, and the transportation tech workers get for free, and the value of their salaries jumps up to 20 percent.

By August 21, 2014

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AR messaging app lets you leave notes in the real world

Traces offers a new way of messaging that allows you to leave digital surprises in real-life locations.

By August 5, 2014

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NSA's coded tweet deciphered -- read what it says

The National Security Agency sent out a mysterious coded tweet Monday, which has since been deciphered.

By May 6, 2014

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At CES, a hunt for hidden treasure

A scavenger hunt sponsored by CES sends CNET reporter Daniel Terdiman -- and many others -- out exploring the lesser-visited parts of the show. Who knows what you'll find.

By January 8, 2014

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iBeacon location-sensing tech put to use at grocery stores

InMarket debuts its iBeacon platform in dozens of Safeway and Giant Eagle supermarkets to give shoppers grocery list reminders, deals, and reward points.

By January 6, 2014

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The great $500 laptop challenge

With a $500 budget and a list of rules, we sent some CNET editors out to find the perfect budget laptop.

By August 2, 2013

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Chipotle stages bogus Twitter hack for promotional campaign

The fast-food restaurant comes clean after posting a bizarre string of tweets that were thought to be done by hackers. "This is far more hoax than hack," Chipotle says.

By July 24, 2013