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Real-life 'Planet of the Apes' thrives on Monkey Island

A fascinating new documentary takes you to the home of medically messed-with chimps.

By July 3, 2014

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New species of microbe thrives in spacecraft clean rooms

An extremely rare microbe pops up in two different spacecraft clean rooms, one in Florida and one in South America.

By November 7, 2013

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Scorpion's origin: The real-world story behind CBS's new drama

While stories inspired by reality always take some liberties with the truth, the new prime-time drama "Scorpion" has its roots in a real person: genius hacker Walter O'Brien. We visited the set of the show to speak with him and get the inside story on the show's creation.

By September 19, 2014

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Hello, Apple Pay, good-bye credit cards? All bets are off

Apple wants to replace plastic credit cards with the Apple Pay mobile wallet and the new iPhone 6. It's not the first to attempt such a feat. Will it finally be the one to succeed?

By September 11, 2014

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Mozilla launches low-cost Firefox OS phone in India

Smartphone shoppers in India can now buy the affordable Cloud FX for just slightly more than Mozilla's target price of $25.

By August 25, 2014

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eBay eyeing bitcoin use for its payments unit, report says

A deal to allow bitcoin as payment would apply only to eBay's PayPal Braintree business and not to eBay itself or to its PayPal subsidiary, says The Wall Street Journal.

By August 15, 2014

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Destroyed by tornado, town saving big by rebuilding all green

In 2007, a tornado flattened Greensburg, Kan. Now it's on a path to financial stability thanks to a city-wide green rebuilding effort. CNET Road Trip 2014 looked at the wreckage and the recovery.

By August 12, 2014

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Civilization Revolution 2 keeps it old-school in modern gaming era

The first game for the Civilization game franchise designed specifically for mobile doesn't succumb to the trend for ongoing in-app purchases.

By August 4, 2014

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Can Microsoft thrive if just 20 percent of devices run Windows?

Asymco's Horace Dediu says that just 20 percent of a rapidly expanding global market for computing devices will be a "viable" business for Microsoft.

By June 3, 2013

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Handicapping Google's 'horse in every race' strategy

Search giant is investing in everything from broadband access to grocery deliveries. But it still hasn't found a way to turn them into moneymakers. Will that change soon?

By July 18, 2014