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Obama asks Congress for $19 billion to stop hacks

The White House has submitted a massive budget proposal that shows just how serious the president is about cybersecurity.

By February 9, 2016

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Feds declare that Google's self-driving car is its own driver

In a letter to Google, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration determined that the computer piloting Google's self-driving cars can be considered a driver, for purposes of the car's control placement.

By February 9, 2016

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Comcast blazes its own trail to a superfast Internet future

The nation's largest broadband provider heeds Google's call to make ultrahigh-speed broadband available to the masses. Now it just needs to work out a few details.

By February 5, 2016

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New Web portal links U.S. factories with U.S. designers

Check the labels on your clothing. There's a good chance it was made overseas, anywhere but here in the United States. A new Web site is hoping to change that by using technology to connect American factories with American designers. CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports.

By February 14, 2013

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US bill aims to stop state bans of encrypted phones

Prompted by proposals in New York and California, the bill is the latest twist in a debate over how much privacy you can expect with your everyday gadget.

By February 10, 2016

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Powerful domestic violence Super Bowl ad shows one text can make the difference

Technically Incorrect: A simple ad, made with some NFL sponsorship, dramatizes a problem with which the NFL itself is familiar.

By February 5, 2016

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Here are the reasons why so many hoverboards are catching fire

Buying a self-balancing scooter? You might want to think twice.

By December 22, 2015

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Sprint-SoftBank deal clears U.S. national security review

The Committee on Foreign Investment in the U.S. says it sees no national security issues to worry about if the Japanese company acquires Sprint.

By May 29, 2013

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Human gene editing is about to happen, but don't freak out just yet

Commentary: A British research team has gotten the go-ahead to edit the DNA of a human embryo using breakthrough tech that could cure cancer -- or bring on a comic-book-style mutant apocalypse.

By February 5, 2016

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Before you switch wireless carriers, read this

AT&T, Verizon, Sprint, T-Mobile and more. Don't dive into the dizzying world of cell phone rates without asking yourself six important questions.

By January 27, 2016