Opera's Coast browser arrives on iPhone

CNET News - 1 hour 49 min ago
The Norwegian company expects more people will use the iPhone version of its new Web browser than the iPad version that arrived last year.

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Fan dubs 'Star Wars' with mouth-made sound effects

CNET News - 2 hours 4 min ago
Lightsabers, droids, alarms, and Wookiee roars sound hilarious when sound effects are replaced with a human voice in "Star Wars: Bad Foley Edition."
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Nokia's troubled India plant won't be part of Microsoft deal

CNET News - 2 hours 6 min ago
Microsoft will, however, sign a services agreement with Nokia to continue to develop products at the plant, the company says.
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Verizon profit jumps on Verizon Wireless takeover, but misses expectations

CNET News - 2 hours 20 min ago
Verizon was aided by the rising profits from Verizon Wireless, which it took full control of in February, but customer growth slowed.

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Mt. Gox liquidation given go-ahead by Tokyo court

CNET News - 2 hours 20 min ago
The court has ordered the bankruptcy trustee to start liquidating the assets of the embattled bitcoin exchange.
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iPhone 6 will adopt curved display, claims latest rumor

CNET News - 2 hours 26 min ago
The phone's screen would curve to conform to its rounded corners, according to Japanese website Macotakara.
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Verizon sees Edge adoption doubling as it expands retail availability

CNET News - 2 hours 28 min ago
The company already says Edge adoption is running above expectations, although it didn't disclose any numbers.
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Apple eyes system to let you play with 3D objects in mid-air

CNET News - 2 hours 48 min ago
A freshly published Apple patent filing describes a 3D-display system that provides a "hologram-like illusion" of objects that you can manipulate.

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Former Burberry CEO heads to Apple retail next week

CNET News - 2 hours 53 min ago
Angela Ahrendts steps into her role as retail chief where she will lead both the brick-and-mortar and online Apple stores.

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Facebook, Gmail, Skype face Russia ban under 'anti-terror' plan

CNET News - 3 hours 1 min ago
The Russian parliament's latest play could see major Western technology firms banned unless they store data on Russian soil -- a move that would allow authorities to easily snoop on user data.

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Philips SlimStyle LED earns Energy Star certification

CNET News - 3 hours 15 min ago
The energy efficient, flat-shaped bulb will now retail for less than $4 in many parts of the US, and for as little as $1.97 in at least one market.

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Get an HP Spectre 13T-3000 Ultrabook for $874.99

CNET News - 3 hours 28 min ago
This top-rated touchscreen laptop normally sells for $999.99. And you can sweeten the deal a little further with a cashback service.
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Viber sends video, images without encryption protection

CNET News - 3 hours 53 min ago
Researchers demonstrate that a widely used mobile chat app not only sends some kinds of data in the open, it also stores it publicly online.

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Chinese children used to smuggle iPhones over border, report says

CNET News - 4 hours 4 min ago
This year alone, over 30 cases of smuggling have been uncovered, and schoolchildren have been the methods by which those goods are brought into China.

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Heartburn from Heartbleed forces wide-ranging rethink in open source world

CNET News - 4 hours 43 min ago
Experts caution that the notorious security bug heralds 'open season on open source' and will force changes in how open source code gets vetted as secure.

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Tech titans join forces to stop the next Heartbleed

CNET News - 4 hours 43 min ago
The Linux Foundation's new Core Infrastructure Initiative creates a virtual Justice League of the biggest tech firms to ensure that open source code gets the cryptographic scrutiny that it desperately needs.

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Apple loses bid to postpone state AGs' e-book antitrust case

CNET News - 5 hours 26 min ago
Judge says the antitrust lawsuit filed by state attorneys general has already been delayed two months and should begin on July 14.

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Aiming sky high in global balloon challenge

CNET News - 5 hours 42 min ago
A team of Stanford students did something they think no one ever has before -- take a photograph of a high-altitude balloon from one even higher. And that might be enough to come out on top in the Global Space Balloon Challenge.

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Taking on the sky with high-altitude balloons (pictures)

CNET News - 5 hours 43 min ago
A group of high-altitude balloon enthusiasts from Stanford successfully captured what they think is the first-ever photo of a balloon, the horizon, and space -- from above. And they were under budget. CNET was on hand to see how it worked.

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SF district attorney thinks of smartphone theft differently after leading SFPD

CNET News - 5 hours 50 min ago
Q&A: CNET met with San Francisco D.A. George Gascon to talk about his push for a smartphone anti-theft bill, which is likely headed to a Thursday vote in California's state senate.

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