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Amazon flagship show 'Alpha House' returns for a binge Oct. 24

Prime Instant Video shifts its release strategy for the second season of the John Goodman political comedy by switching to the all-at-once tack of rival Netflix.

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Why the Bash bug will be a big headache

Don't shrug off the Bash security flaw. Bridget Carey explains how hackers could use it to attack various computer systems -- and even lightbulbs. Also, Amazon is crafting smart-home devices and Apple offers a fix for its botched iOS 8.0.1 update.

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Why the Bash bug will be a big headache

Don't shrug off the Bash security flaw. Bridget Carey explains how hackers could use it to attack various computer systems -- and even lightbulbs. Also, Amazon is crafting smart-home devices and Apple offers a fix for its botched iOS 8.0.1 update.

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Amazon draws line between Fire tablet and Kindle e-reader

Kindle name is dropped from Amazon's family of tablets to strengthen ties to the rest of its burgeoning hardware line.

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Bent iPhones and free ebooks for your Kindle in CNET UK podcast 404

Will it bend? The iPhone 6 is in trouble already, plus job losses at Phones 4U -- and we catch up with our friends from the 404.

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Amazon's secret lab is working on smart-home devices -- report

Amazon's Lab126 will boost staff by 27 percent over the next five years as it tests smart-home gadgets, reports Reuters.

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Amazon turns to Twitter to build shopper wishlists

The e-commerce company takes another step toward enabling consumers to buy products through tweets.

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Global Amazon outage keeps some customers from placing orders

A customer service representative tells CNET the company's servers have been down since about 10 a.m. PT and may not be back up for several hours.

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Where do the most people go for TV online? YouTube

A Magid survey found more people report going to Google's video site to watch television shows than Netflix or Hulu.

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Amazon Kindle keeps it simple, adds touch, starts at $79 or £59

The affordable e-book reader brings touch to its latest low-end, bargain-basement model.

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Netflix invades Europe: Why expansion beyond the US is so critical

Although its US business is humming along just fine, international expansion will provide the real growth for the video-streaming company.

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Amazon Kindle Fire HD 7 starts at $139, £119, AU$154, will ship in October

The 7-inch Amazon budget tablet boasts a new design in a variety of different colors.

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