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Slumbering black hole in Milky Way roars back to life

A black hole that hasn't been heard of since 1989 has suddenly become active again and is now the brightest object in the X-ray sky.

By June 26, 2015

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​France tries rejuvenating high-tech manufacturing with Internet of Things center

Investors hope the Cité de l'Objet Connecté in France will become a hub for designing and building new networked devices. French government agencies are chipping in some initial funding.

By June 11, 2015

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Researchers throw their expertise behind OLED lighting

A new initiative at Renssalaer Polytechnic Institute seeks to make OLED lighting more practical -- and affordable -- than ever before.

By April 9, 2015

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Apple Watch pricing, the lightest MacBook ever and ResearchKit: Everything that Apple just announced

Everything you need to know about today's Apple announcements.

By March 9, 2015

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Chimp heard playing a mean drum solo, but is it music?

After a chimp is recorded pounding a bucket, researchers run the beats through digital audio software. Please say the ape was playing a Bananarama song.

By June 23, 2015

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Staying safe on public Wi-Fi

Free public Wi-Fi is incredibly convenient, but security can be an issue. Here's how to minimize the risk, whether you use a laptop, smartphone, or tablet.

By June 3, 2015

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Apple Music remixes Beats Music, iTunes Radio

With a service that costs $10 a month after a 3-month free trial, CEO Tim Cook says Apple will "change the way you experience music forever."

By June 8, 2015

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Can Samsung crack wireless audio with its dinosaur egg speakers?

Traditionally shying away from the audio business, the South Korean electronics giant is trying to make an impact with its new wireless speakers. CNET goes deep within Samsung's research facility to see if it has what it takes.

By June 18, 2015

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Belgian privacy watchdog sues Facebook ahead of summit

The chairman of the Belgian Privacy Commission, William Debeuckelaere, says Facebook's behavior "cannot be tolerated."

By June 15, 2015

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Scientists find oddly behaving 'inner-inner core' at Earth's center

Using the coda waves from earthquakes, geologists have discovered that our planet's core isn't quite what we thought it was.

By February 10, 2015