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Inside Google's master plan for faster, sharper streaming video

Google is working on a new technology called VP10 that will allow it to squeeze higher-quality video over broadband and mobile networks. And thanks to patent issues with a rival standard, it has a chance to catch on.

By August 28, 2015

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East Palo Alto: Life on the other side of Silicon Valley's tracks

Wedged between techie territories like Palo Alto and Menlo Park, this once down-and-out California town is trying to turn itself around while still keeping its identity. We paid a visit on Road Trip 2015.

By August 31, 2015

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What's coming and going on Netflix for September 2015

Lots of TV shows are arriving on Netflix, including the fifth season of "The Walking Dead." Find out what else is being added and which titles are disappearing soon.

By August 31, 2015

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Bringing your own smartphone to Verizon: What you need to know

CNET's Marguerite Reardon says the wireless industry is offering more choices for how you buy devices and gives her advice on figuring out what works best for you.

By August 28, 2015

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How the U.S. forces Net firms to cooperate on surveillance

Officially, Uncle Sam says it doesn't interfere. But behind the scenes, the feds have been trying to browbeat Internet firms into helping with surveillance demands.

By July 12, 2013

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U.S. Cellular expands LTE footprint in 10 states

The carrier expects to offer 4G LTE connectivity in 98 percent of its footprint by year end.

By March 31, 2015

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U.S. Cellular rings up LG G Flex 2 for March 26

The self-healing, curved smartphone will be offered at $150 with a two-year service agreement.

By March 24, 2015

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U.S. government to propose bill targeting foreign hackers

New legislation to be introduced by the House Intelligence Committee aims to curb cybertheft and cyberespionage done by "cyber hackers from nation-states like China and Russia."

By June 5, 2013

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U.S. Cellular shakes up prices for shared data plans

Not to be outdone by larger rivals, U.S. Cellular drops prices for a number of its Shared Connect options.

By February 24, 2015

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Sprint, SoftBank reportedly reach security deal with U.S.

The tentative agreement includes a security committee at the company should the merger go through and gives the U.S. government veto power over equipment purchases, sources tell The Wall Street Journal.

By May 28, 2013