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Facebook spurs emotional reunion between man and his childhood nurse

Social media helps a family find a nurse whose kindness 40 years ago was never forgotten, inspiring the hashtag #NurseKathy.

By March 18, 2015

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T-Mobile CEO blames AT&T for San Antonio Spurs' AC problems

In a pleasant tweet, John Legere derides his rival for the AC going out during last night's NBA finals game at AT&T Center.

By June 6, 2014

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'Big Hero 6' spurs new movie tech

From the creators of "Frozen," "Tangled" and "Wreck it Ralph," Disney's latest animated film "Big Hero 6" is packed with all sorts of futuristic tech -- from flying robots to telekinesis. To create the fanciful animated world, producers said they had to develop new technologies of their own. CNET.com's Kara Tsuboi reports on the tech in and out of the film.

By November 5, 2014

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Vexed in the city: San Francisco strife spurs tech defectors elsewhere

As clashes mar tech's epicenter, entrepreneurs find that fleeing San Francisco for up-and-coming startup hubs can offer unique advantages.

By August 22, 2014

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Uber opens API to spur new missions for its drivers

Early users of the software tool include Hyatt Hotels & Resorts, which has integrated Uber's car service into its reservation screen.

By August 20, 2014

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Costa Rica hits 75 days powered entirely by renewable energy

Heavy rainfall has allowed the Central American country of Costa Rica to be powered almost entirely by its hydroelectric plants.

By March 24, 2015

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Spurred by Amazon launch, T-Mobile moves Uncarrier 5.0 event to Seattle

Citing that being Un-carrier means being more agile, T-Mobile scrambles to change its launch event to Seattle after Amazon announces a major device launch on the same day.

By June 9, 2014

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Bitcoin losses spur Mt. Gox to bankruptcy filing

Bad day for the big Bitcoin exchange: CEO Mark Karpeles says Mt. Gox lost some 750,000 customer bitcoins, plus 100,000 of its own.

By February 28, 2014

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GE hosts hackathon to help spur innovation

The result? In-sink dishwashers, beer-dispensing refrigerators, and even mind-controlled microwaves.

By February 10, 2014

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Charles Barkley: Nerds never played the game, never got the girls in high school

Technically Incorrect: In a critique of teams built on stats, the NBA analyst excoriates those who believe numbers are all. In fact, he says, there is no proof that numbers lead to winning.

By February 11, 2015