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AT&T's fiber Internet rollout will continue, kinda

The company tells the FCC that it will go forward with its current GigaPower fiber network plans but that it's still waiting to hear what happens with Net neutrality in Washington.

By November 26, 2014

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Arctic Monkeys and Pink Floyd spinning record sales of vinyl records

Two distinct types of music lovers are buying LPs in numbers not seen since the 1990s.

By November 27, 2014

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Tuneup, redefined: You can now Spotify your Uber ride

The two startups link up to let passengers play their own personalized Spotify music as soon as they get into an Uber car.

By November 17, 2014

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With Calendar app revamp, Google aims to keep rivals at bay

The app will automatically turn flight confirmations and concert tickets sent to your Gmail account into calendar events.

By November 3, 2014

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HTC swings to slim profit, but sales still down in 'challenging quarter'

The HTC One M8 and Desire smartphones have helped HTC avoid a second cruel summer of losses.

By October 31, 2014

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Five ways Samsung can overhaul its ailing smartphone business

Profits tumbled a stunning 74 percent in Samsung's mobile business in the third quarter, and tough times may continue. Here's what Samsung can do to turn things around.

By October 31, 2014

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Got a new iPad and want to switch carriers? Turns out it's not so easy

So much for a universal Apple SIM. AT&T and T-Mobile both lock down new iPad SIM cards in their stores. The difference is a T-Mobile iPad purchased at an Apple store will remain open.

By October 24, 2014

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Polaroid's $99 nostalgia-fueled Cube seeks its spot in the GoPro world

The company that first brought the public instant film photography has a low-cost action camera that's about capturing everyday moments, not extreme experiences.

By September 23, 2014

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Upstart.com aims to be a Kickstarter for college grads

Rather than invest in a company or product, why not invest in a person? Founders of Palo Alto-based Upstart have come up with a system where backers fund people based on their potential.

By April 29, 2013

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Upstart.com: A kind of Kickstarter for college grads

In this tough job market, one Silicon Valley startup wants to give recent graduates money so they're not looking for jobs, instead they're creating jobs. As CNET's Sumi Das explains, the idea behind Upstart.com is for investors to invest in a person instead of a company.

By April 29, 2013