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NASA: 'The world is not about to end. No, really'

Sun, 11/13/2011 - 04:26
We're getting so many reassurances from NASA these days that the world is not about to be destroyed by some space-borne phenomenon that I'm starting to wonder if there's something the space agency isn't telling us.
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YouTube plays host to Canadian Loch Ness Monster

Sun, 11/13/2011 - 00:17
We here at CNET love a good monster sighting almost as much as we love a good iPhone 5 rumor. And a video recently posted to YouTube doesn't disappoint.
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Apple: Early iPod Nanos can overheat; send in for free replacement

Sat, 11/12/2011 - 21:14
Company says battery issue with some first-generation iPod Nanos poses safety risk and that risk "increases as the battery ages." Apple urges owners of device to stop using it and to return it for a free replacement unit.
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Apple queuing up launch of iTunes Match?

Sat, 11/12/2011 - 04:10
Company tells developers testing the song-syncing service that their data will be wiped from the iCloud servers as Apple prepares "for the launch of iTunes Match," according to a report.
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Apple: We're looking into lingering battery complaints

Sat, 11/12/2011 - 00:40
Hang in there, iOS users: Apple says it's continuing to investigate "a few remaining issues" a day after version 5.0.1 to fix earlier problems.
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Battlefield 3 vs. Modern Warfare 3

Sat, 11/12/2011 - 00:28
Battlefield 3 and Modern Warfare 3 go head-to-head in CNET's battle of the first-person military shooters. Which one is the better game?
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One in five Chinese wants a Mac, Morgan Stanley says

Fri, 11/11/2011 - 21:09
According to new research from Morgan Stanley, a growing number of Chinese consumers can't wait to get their hands on a Mac.
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Apple selling unlocked, contract-free iPhone 4S

Fri, 11/11/2011 - 20:29
For those who don't want to be bound by a single contract or carrier, the new iPhone 4S is now available from Apple as an unlocked phone selling at non-subsidized prices.
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So Zynga, ready to go public?

Fri, 11/11/2011 - 20:00
The social-gaming company is trying to maneuver its way through a disconcerting IPO market, but also needs to overcome complaints over its stock "meritocracy."
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iOS 5.0.1 didn't fix battery drain bug, say some users

Fri, 11/11/2011 - 19:45
Released yesterday, Apple's iOS 5.0.1 was supposed to resolve a battery drain problem introduced with iOS 5, but some early updaters claim they're running into the same issue.
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New software could create computerized sportscasters

Fri, 11/11/2011 - 19:38
Algorithms from a Swiss developer could allow computers to track the real-time movements of athletes, making automated sports commentary possible.
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At $400 million, Modern Warfare 3 launch the biggest yet

Fri, 11/11/2011 - 18:12
Activision says the game generated more than $400 million and sold 6.5 million units in its first 24 hours on store shelves, easily beating its predecessors.
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Sony working on a 'different kind of TV set'

Fri, 11/11/2011 - 17:30
Sony CEO Howard Stringer says his company is spending boatloads of cash on a television that's unlike any other on the market.
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When Steve Jobs visited PARC (video)

Fri, 11/11/2011 - 17:21
Hear about Steve Jobs' long-ago trips to Xerox's Palo Alto Research Center, including the one in which he eyed the company's GUI prototype--which ended up on Mac OS.
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A peek at Intel chip headed to Ultrabooks

Fri, 11/11/2011 - 07:14
Intel's "Haswell" chip will likely power future MacBooks and Ultrabooks and squeeze in even more performance into sub-one-inch laptops as well as tablets.
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Buy it now, for real: eBay to refer sales to nearby stores

Fri, 11/11/2011 - 03:54
With its new version of RedLaser, the e-commerce giant is letting shoppers find--and buy--products from retailers near them. Then they just need to go to the store and pick up their item. The new tech is part of eBay's growing mobile strategy.
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Thousands line up for iPhone 4S in Hong Kong

Fri, 11/11/2011 - 03:33
More than half of the 3,000 Apple fans who show up are turned away, and police are called in to instill order.
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How are you celebrating 11/11/11?

Fri, 11/11/2011 - 03:02
Tomorrow is 11/11/11, an ideal day for getting married, celebrating Spinal Tap, or buying a Droid Razr. Tell us what you're doing to celebrate this once-in-a-lifetime day.
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New speedy swipe gesture may be on the way to iOS

Fri, 11/11/2011 - 01:03
Can't get through those pictures on your iPhone fast enough and tired of swiping repeatedly? There may be a solution for that on the way, as detailed in a new patent application.
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The making of The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

Fri, 11/11/2011 - 00:43
Bethesda Softworks has been showing off Skyrim in epic videos and details released over the past week. One word: whoa.
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