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Got bitcoins? Trade them in to buy Windows apps, Xbox games and more

You can now use bitcoins to add money to your Microsoft account, and in turn buy content on its Windows and Xbox platforms. The move gives the digital currency a hefty dose of credibility.

By December 11, 2014

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Our holiday lights are so bright, NASA can see them from space

All those strings of lights you're decorating your house with are contributing to a brightening effect in cities around the world, and a satellite can see the difference.

By December 17, 2014

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Your holiday packages: One app to track them all

There are already a handful of good apps out there, like ones from UPS and FedEx, to track packages. But there are also apps that can help you check the status of all your purchases, no matter who's delivering them. Just in time for the holiday shopping season, CNET's Kara Tsuboi recommends a few in this Tech Minute.

By November 26, 2014

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Hate ads? Pay Google to block them for you

Google is testing an ad-blocker service, Amazon may be inserting ads into streaming video, and Comcast lets you track the cable guy.

By November 21, 2014

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Hate ads? Pay Google to block them for you

Google is testing an ad-blocker service, Amazon may be inserting ads into streaming video, and Comcast lets you track the cable guy.

By November 21, 2014

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Give them the best streamer anywhere: Roku 3

It may have been released last year, but with more apps than any of the alternatives, the best search and the fastest, easiest-to-use interface, the Roku 3 still outdoes any other video streamer.

By October 31, 2014

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Gracenote creates one music interface to rule them all

Gracenote announced a new feature for its automotive platform that will let automakers set a common interface for music coming from any audio source.

By November 13, 2014

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These selfies might get you killed. Please stop taking them

That huge thing in the background of your selfie might seem slow and fuzzy, but it could do some major damage in the time you wait for autofocus to get the shot just right.

By October 28, 2014

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Want your kids to do better in school? Send them outside

At a time when we spend more of our time indoors, a new study suggests that kids regularly exposed to nature do better on standardized tests.

By October 16, 2014

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Unity, one gaming development platform to unite them all, up for sale

A presentation pitching Unity has been circulating around the games industry, sources say. The potential buyer gets popular software that powers games large and small.

By October 9, 2014