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Tech to connect volunteers

April is National Volunteer Month. If you’re looking to lend a hand in your community, but don’t know how to get started, look no further than your mobile device. In this Tech Minute, CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports on some apps and Web sites designed to connect people with volunteer opportunities.

By April 1, 2014

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LinkedIn finds new purpose with volunteer hub

The company hopes to do for the nonprofit sector what it's already done for the business world.

By January 15, 2014

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Need 70 days off your feet? NASA pays volunteers $18K to lie in bed

Bed rest study aims to simulate possible bone and muscle atrophy astronauts might experience during long space missions. Hopefully NASA will provide participants with lots of DVDs.

By September 20, 2013

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TechProbe: HP Elitepad volunteers wanted

Looking for a chance to test drive the HP Elitepad Windows 8 Pro tablet for CNET Australia's TechProbe? We need a few special people to take one for a spin.

By May 28, 2013

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Don't panic: Those iPhone 6 carrier trade-in deals are still available

iPhone fans, you can still take advantage of carriers' hot deals, but see the new devices in person to ensure you're getting the right one, says CNET's Marguerite Reardon in this edition of Ask Maggie.

By September 20, 2014

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Vexed in the city: Tech's fraught transformation of San Francisco 2014

The city once known for the summer of love is now dealing with a different kind of emotion. An influx of thousands of techies is feeding an unprecedented economic boom -- and generating a whole lot of angst.

By August 20, 2014

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Turn any bike electric with the Barak e-bike kit

E-bike expert Micah Toll has created a DIY kit that allows anyone to turn any bike electric.

By August 11, 2014

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Destroyed by tornado, town saving big by rebuilding all green

In 2007, a tornado flattened Greensburg, Kan. Now it's on a path to financial stability thanks to a city-wide green rebuilding effort. CNET Road Trip 2014 looked at the wreckage and the recovery.

By August 12, 2014

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NSA likely targets anybody who's 'Tor-curious'

Whether you're a regular user of Web privacy tools like Tor and Tails, or you've just checked out their websites, the NSA could be tracking your online movements, a new investigation reveals.

By July 3, 2014

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Want an e-bike? Build your own!

If you desperately want an e-bike but don't have the funds for a ready-to-ride, one expert wants to teach you how to build your own.

By May 26, 2014