Microsoft's IE team pines for faster updates -- and respect

CNET News - 2 hours 7 min ago
Internet Explorer is still saddled with a reputation for being slow and behind the technology curve. Its developers clearly want to change that.

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In the snakepit: XCAR visits Hennessey and the Venom GT (pictures)

CNET News - 2 hours 28 min ago
Although Hennessey's main facility is in Texas they have a shop in Southern California. XCAR happened to drop by when two Venom GTs were in, one of which is the record breaking car that took the Veyron's top speed record.

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Skype notifications will no longer bug you on multiple devices

CNET News - 2 hours 30 min ago
Notifications will only ring in on your active device thanks to a new feature.

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See (and hear) Spotify's dizzying, noisy map of same-time listening

CNET News - 2 hours 38 min ago
What does a worldwide digital music festival of strangers look and sound like? According to an artist at Spotify, it's a cacophonous map that swirls like it's drunk. It's fascinating, too.

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Thirteen-deal Thursday: Yeah, you read it right

CNET News - 2 hours 55 min ago
A baker's dozen of seriously sweet deals on everything from games to laptops to VPN software, with a couple freebies thrown in for good measure. Epic!

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Vexed in the city: Starved for tech talent and yet nobody to hire?

CNET News - 2 hours 57 min ago
As the H-1B debate continues, the tech industry faces an odd contradiction: a skills shortage along with an applicant surplus.

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Microsoft may let you play Xbox One games for free for 24 hours

CNET News - 3 hours 12 min ago
A new test program reportedly dubbed "Free Play Day with Gold" would unlock certain Xbox One titles for a limited time.

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SoundCloud amps up ways for artists to get paid. The price? Ads

CNET News - 3 hours 23 min ago
The "YouTube for audio" is the latest streaming-music site to tout new ways artists can commercialize. Of course, for its 175 million monthly listeners, that means commercials.

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Vexed in the city: Benioff says it's time to listen to the dissenters (Q&A)

CNET News - 3 hours 37 min ago
As tech reshapes San Francisco, Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff argues for a broader civic dialogue and says philanthropy offers a way to unite a city riven by increasing social discord.

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Vexed in the city: Working in Silicon Valley tech is much more lucrative than you think

CNET News - 3 hours 42 min ago
Add in the benefits, the perks, and the transportation tech workers get for free, and the value of their salaries jumps up to 20 percent.
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The 404 Throwback Ep. 102: Where we're biting off a little more than we can actually chew (podcast)

CNET News - 4 hours 1 min ago
Today's throwback features an early interview with Tumblr CEO David Karp. Apparently, he owes it all to us. (Original air date: 5/19/08)
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Disney goes after Clash of Clans with new Star Wars game

CNET News - 4 hours 15 min ago
The new mobile game, Star Wars Commander, is Disney's latest effort to cash in on the sci-fi franchise it acquired in 2012.

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Notebook shipments actually rise for a change

CNET News - 4 hours 35 min ago
Shipments of notebooks hit 41.5 million in the second quarter, a gain of only 1 percent, but not too shabby after seven straight quarters of declines, says NPD.

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Despite tough times in China, Qualcomm sees stronger chip sales there

CNET News - 4 hours 55 min ago
Cristiano Amon, co-president of Qualcomm's chips segment, said in an interview that the rapid adoption of 4G LTE technology should benefit the company's growth in China.

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Twitter's busy week: Censorship rules and changing timelines

CNET News - 5 hours 59 min ago
The social network is tweaking its service after a rash of harassing and gruesome images and in an effort to bring more relevant information to people.

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Opera Mini to be default browser for Microsoft's feature phones

CNET News - 8 hours 38 min ago
The Series 30+, Series 40 and Asha phones will now run Opera Mini fresh from the factory, while existing users will be encouraged to upgrade.

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iPhone 5C drops to 97 cents at Walmart

CNET News - 9 hours 1 min ago
The mega-retailer appears to be making way for the rumored iPhone 6 by getting rid of old stock at cut-rate prices.

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With OpenStax, book learns you

CNET News - 11 hours 9 min ago
Open textbook publisher OpenStax is developing algorithm-enhanced digital textbooks that adapt to the user's learning needs.

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Nokia Lumia 530 now available in Asia

CNET News - 12 hours 8 min ago
The budget Windows Phone hits Singapore on August 23 for S$159 and is already available in select countries in the region.

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Artist builds giant 3D clay printer to make beautiful ceramics

CNET News - 12 hours 55 min ago
Netherlands-based artist Olivier van Herpt wanted to 3D print ceramics. The problem? There was no machine that could do what he wanted. His solution was to build his own.

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