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The biggest tech turkeys of 2014

Fourteen of the year's most embarrassing blunders in technology, by Amazon, Apple, Google, Uber and more -- all for your holiday enjoyment.

By November 26, 2014

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Text-to-911 is here, but it isn't everything you might think

In a world where people text more often than call, typing your emergency to 911 is the logical next step. But there are kinks to work out before you'll be able to use it nationwide.

By May 14, 2014

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TV Buying Guide

CNET breaks out the most important things to know when shopping for a new television.

By January 31, 2014

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Confessions of a smartphone thief

Almost 2 billion people around the world use smartphones -- typically worth hundreds of dollars a pop on the black market. A former smartphone thief explains their allure to street criminals.

By November 24, 2014

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FCC wants texting apps like iMessage in text-to-911 plan

Proposal would require apps that send text messages to phones to be part of a nationwide initiative to send text messages to authorities in emergencies.

By December 12, 2012

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Every Cyber Monday tech deal we've found

Skipping the Black Friday crowds doesn't mean you have to miss out on the best deals. Lots of hot tech products are going on sale on Cyber Monday. We're tracking them all here.

By November 26, 2014

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iPhone 6 Plus vs. Samsung Galaxy Notes: Final impressions

Place your bets, folks. Which of these phablets will reign supreme in the battle of design, usability and productivity?

By November 21, 2014

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FCC fast tracks text-to-911 service

The country's four largest mobile carriers get on board to help roll out a nationwide service that will let people text 911 during an emergency.

By December 6, 2012

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Ready for Text-to-911? Not all 911 call centers are

On May 15, major carriers will give people the ability to text to 911. The problem is many emergency call centers aren't set up to accept texts. CNET's Sumi Das and Jessica Dolcourt examine the issue.

By May 12, 2014

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AT&T to test Text-to-911 service in Tennessee

The carrier will work with the state to test a service that enables mobile phone users to send text message to 911 emergency centers.

By September 6, 2012