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Want cheaper wireless service? Patience is a virtue

CNET's Marguerite Reardon explains how three key phenomena could reshape the wireless industry in the next few years and pave the way for more-affordable mobile services.

By May 24, 2015

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Dwarf planet Ceres' bright spots shrink but stay strange on approach

Ceres appears to have a pair of cosmic headlights reflecting the sun. As NASA's Dawn spacecraft approaches, they're looking smaller, but no less mysterious.

By May 25, 2015

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Smart credit cards are coming. Here's what you need to know

Smart cards want to replace your wallet full of debit and credit cards with one dynamic smart card. Here's what you need to know.

By May 25, 2015

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Can't concentrate? Look at this for 40 seconds

The next time your mind wanders, you might be able to regain your focus if you turn your gaze on a specific type of image, says research out of the University of Melbourne.

By May 25, 2015

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The smart card: Apple Pay competitor or simple stopgap?

Mobile payments is a crowded industry, but is one card for storing all your credit cards more practical than we think?

By May 25, 2015

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Three subscription services that are totally worth it

The Cheapskate hates paying monthly fees for anything, but exceptions are sometimes made. Here are three, along with totally free alternatives!

By May 22, 2015

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State Dept. said to have OK'd 'The Interview'

Not only did US officials view the upcoming film, they were fine with Sony keeping the final assassination scene, according to a new report.

By December 17, 2014

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State Dept. email offline after suspected hack attack

Repairs and security upgrades are being made during planned outage after "activity of concern" was detected, officials tell the Associated Press.

By November 16, 2014

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Move over, Siri. Cortana is coming to the iPhone

Microsoft's smart assistant Cortana is expanding beyond Windows, Twitter's Periscope is rising on Android, and Amazon is getting crafty with competition for Etsy.

By May 26, 2015

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Meditation can make you miserable, psychologist says

Technically Incorrect: Meditation and mindfulness may be milestones on the road to bliss, but you may also end up in a ditch of despair, says a brain expert.

By May 24, 2015