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Mozilla overhauls Firefox smartphone plan to focus on quality, not cost

After its $25 phones fail to dent the dominance of Google and Apple, the Firefox backer will try to compete using technological superiority -- and maybe by adding key Android apps, too.

By May 22, 2015

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Road Trip 2011

CNET reporter Daniel Terdiman travels to Europe for his annual Road Trip adventure.

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Silk Road is 'Napster all over again,' says 'Deep Web' filmmaker

The director of a new film about Silk Road says he found striking parallels between the issues surrounding the online drug bazaar and Napster, the original music-sharing service.

By March 16, 2015

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LG updates 2014 TVs to Web OS 2.0

Later this year, LG will do something rare and exceedingly welcome in the Smart TV universe: roll out a free, worldwide update to existing TV owners, bringing the operating system faster response times and new features.

By April 22, 2015

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Google Chromebooks score in schools but slow to catch on elsewhere

Research firm Gartner says Chromebook sales will hit 7.3 million this year, but most of those sales will come from only one market -- education.

By May 21, 2015

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Science labs in the cloud: Champagne discoveries, beer budget

Emerald Therapeutics and companies like it want to be the Amazon Web Services of bioscience. If they succeed, they could potentially speed the big, breakthrough discoveries.

By May 16, 2015

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Tech Retrospect: Verizon snaps up AOL, and Google hits the road

In 2000, AOL bought Time Warner. Now, AOL is being gobbled up by Verizon. Also, Apple will launch its smart-home service next month and Google's self-driving cars roll out. All that and more in your look back at the week in tech.

By May 15, 2015

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Verizon to buy AOL in $4.4B bet on mobile, video

The deal for the former dot-com luminary is all about trying to find a new path forward in getting digital content out to consumers and the advertisers who'll follow them.

By May 12, 2015

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From Ada to Brill: Why have we always dissed women in tech?

Silicon Valley faces tough questions about how it treats women. But the problem isn't just for modern-day women -- it goes back at least 200 years.

By May 9, 2015

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What if Siri were your mom?

If you think Siri gets a little aggravating on your phone, just imagine what it would be like if she were your mother. A new video does just that.

By May 7, 2015

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Web standard promising faster page loads wins approval

HTTP 2.0 is the standard's first new version in 16 years. In practice, the new standard will bring more privacy-protection encryption to the Web, too.

By February 17, 2015