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7 things Net neutrality won't do

One day after the FCC adopted new Net neutrality rules, consumers are left scratching their heads about what it means for their Web-surfing experience. Has anything really changed?

By February 27, 2015

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Human head transplant just two years away, surgeon claims

Surgeon Sergio Canavero will be embarking on a project to implement the world's first human head transplant.

By February 25, 2015

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'House of Cards' returns as season 3 hits Netflix

Netflix users can tune into all 13 episodes of the political series, which may portray a growing rift between President Underwood and his wife.

By February 27, 2015

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Latest fireball in night sky actually a Chinese rocket

Meteors captured on video as fireballs lighting up the night sky are becoming more common thanks to ubiquitous smartphones. Except this one was no space rock.

By February 25, 2015

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Net neutrality: How we got from there to here

The road to crafting lasting regulation to protect the open Internet has had several twists and turns. As the FCC prepares a vote to adopt new rules, CNET takes a look back to the origins of the current debate.

By February 24, 2015

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FAA offers framework to legalize commercial -- but not delivery -- drones

The long-awaited rules for unmanned aircraft could open the door for much more regular use of the devices. However, delivery drones don't fit in the new proposed regulations.

By February 15, 2015

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Untangling your digital life (while embracing it)

As we're bombarded with emails, tweets and status updates, it's easy to feel like slaves to the gadgets in our lives. The advantages of being connected are great, but you don't have to be trapped in the clutches of connectivity.

By February 13, 2015

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Man killed after responding to a Craigslist iPhone 6 ad, police say

Technically Incorrect: A Georgia chemistry student replied to a Craigslist ad that turned out to be fake. It led, police say, to his death when he met the alleged sellers.

By February 12, 2015

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Private spacecraft will sail on streams of photons from the sun

Bill Nye and The Planetary Society want to propel a spacecraft by bouncing the sun's photons off it. The first test of such a craft will take place this May.

By January 26, 2015

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FCC makes push for more local broadband services

The agency plans to vote on a proposal later this month that strikes down provisions in state laws limiting the expansion of municipal broadband networks.

By February 2, 2015