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How to shop online safely

With some simple tips, make shopping online a safer experience this holiday season.

By November 24, 2014

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Vimeo tech chief takes on 'terrifying' online video challenges (Q&A)

Andrew Pile has to make sure his service works with everything from phones to smart TVs, even as video-streaming technology constantly changes.

By October 24, 2014

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Locked up: Why AT&T racks up so many exclusive phones

CNET takes a look at how AT&T is able to strike so many agreements, including past notable exclusives, and explains why they make business sense even as they irk consumers.

By November 18, 2013

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iPad Air 2 alleged images reveal a few tweaks

Photos posted on Chinese site Weibo claim to display the rear shell of the next iPad with larger speakers, a new spot for the microphone, and recessed volume-control buttons.

By August 4, 2014

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Defcon vendors hawk pentesting, blue boxes, bike locks (photos)

The Defcon vendor's room carries the latest in security-testing tools alongside some of the oldest modern tech gear that still functions. Check out the wares that caught our eye.

9 Images By July 31, 2012

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Protect your device from malicious ads

The chances of encountering a malware-bearing ad on your phone or tablet are increasing. But blocking ads on mobile is neither easy nor very effective. Here's a better approach to ad-blocking on your device.

By April 10, 2014

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Microsoft CEO Nadella's top challenge: Figuring out mobile

In a world that is increasingly going mobile, Satya Nadella needs to ensure that Windows Phone is a relevant part of the mix.

By February 4, 2014

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Monoprice: A tech consumer's best friend? Or a copycat?

A lawsuit claims the discounter's new home-theater speaker system violates intellectual property. But the company's CEO says Monoprice "never purposely" infringes on patents.

By March 27, 2013

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BlackBerry's U.S. launch: Turning point or last gasp?

At last, the next-generation BlackBerry Z10 hits U.S. stores. CNET gets CEO Thorsten Heins' take on how it will be received.

By March 21, 2013

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GeeksPhone reveals Firefox OS phones for developers

Mainstream customers need not apply, but programmers who like the openness of Mozilla's browser-based Firefox OS will soon get a chance to help make it a reality.

By January 22, 2013