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Google: Android Wear about to get even smarter

Q&A: The search giant hasn't said much about its OS for wearable devices since a demo in June. CNET asks two of its head engineers what's new.

Why Galaxy Note 4 is a must-win for Samsung

Apple will likely launch its own big-screen smartphones a week after Samsung's event, putting more pressure on the Korean electronics giant.

'What If?': A terrific combination of the ridiculous and real

Learning how science and the world work is rarely is as much fun as in this book from Randall Munroe, the creator of the XKCD comic. It's good for kids and adults.

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