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  • No matter which way you slice it, RIM is still toast
    Fri, 23 Nov 2012 20:29:52 GMT
    Shares of BlackBerry-maker RIM have skyrocketed. Don't let that fool you, though -- RIM isn't making a comeback. [Read more]

  • About-face on e-mail surveillance bill
    Fri, 23 Nov 2012 19:51:13 GMT
    week in review Senator abandons controversial proposal, while Intel's longtime CEO announces retirement. Also: Samsung to see Apple settlement details. [Read more]

  • HP offers Black Friday deals on high-end laptops
    Fri, 23 Nov 2012 19:15:35 GMT
    Hewlett-Packard is offering Black Friday deals on its top-of-the-line ultrabooks. [Read more]

  • iPad Mini ruins Retina chic
    Fri, 23 Nov 2012 18:08:58 GMT
    commentary The iPad Mini can make you think unpleasant thoughts about your Retina iPad. [Read more]

  • Toshiba nuclear robot can't make it through demo
    Fri, 23 Nov 2012 17:07:21 GMT
    Tetrapod could inspect the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant and release a smaller camera robot. If it doesn't freeze. [Read more]

  • Man accused of leaving 2-year-old to buy 51-inch TV
    Fri, 23 Nov 2012 17:03:33 GMT
    In another Black Friday story of woe, a man is accused of leaving a child in a car while he shopped for a TV. He allegedly forgets to go back for the child -- who is rescued by police. [Read more]

  • Your first glimpse of Walmart shoppers fighting over phones
    Fri, 23 Nov 2012 16:52:37 GMT
    There is no greater post-Thanksgiving tradition than witnessing what the craving for gadgets has done to humanity. Here's some of the first footage of the Zombie Apocalypse, Walmart-style. [Read more]

  • Watch high-powered flashlights cook a turkey
    Fri, 23 Nov 2012 16:29:36 GMT
    This Thanksgiving, cooking a turkey in an oven or deep fryer just isn't as impressive as some of the alternative methods out there -- such as cooking with a flashlight. [Read more]

  • The Cheapskate Fifth-Anniversary Giveaway Spectacular, Round Three
    Fri, 23 Nov 2012 14:44:24 GMT
    The celebration continues with five amazing prizes, including a Roku box and Samsung Galaxy Note 2. Enter by Sunday! [Read more]

  • Friday Poll: When did Black Friday start for you this year?
    Fri, 23 Nov 2012 13:00:00 GMT
    Black Friday is getting some stiff competition from Mobile Thursday. What does your holiday shopping calendar look like? [Read more]

  • Black Friday deal: Audyssey Wireless Speakers for $199
    Fri, 23 Nov 2012 12:00:00 GMT
    Here are two ways to get Audyssey's excellent Bluetooth stereo speakers for around $200. [Read more]

  • Crave giveaway: Vinci Tab II tablet for kids
    Fri, 23 Nov 2012 08:00:00 GMT
    Parents and children alike will be thankful for this week's prize, a fun and educational Wi-Fi-enabled Android tablet for the kiddie crowd. [Read more]

  • Back to cellphone basics: Buying a non-smartphone
    Fri, 23 Nov 2012 08:00:00 GMT
    In this edition of Ask Maggie, CNET"s Marguerite Reardon offers some suggestions for buying basic feature phones, a choice that could save you some money. [Read more]

  • Samsung claims iPad Mini, latest iPod violate its patents
    Thu, 22 Nov 2012 19:19:15 GMT
    The electronics giant expands its claim of patent infringement to cover Apple's latest iPad and iPod models in its current legal slugfest with the Cupertino colossus. [Read more]

  • It's Oatmeal vs. Oatmeal in a new trademark suit
    Thu, 22 Nov 2012 18:35:50 GMT
    Ding ding, round two. Internet comic The Oatmeal is being sued by a greeting-card shop owner who claims the comic's name infringes its Oatmeal Studios trademark. [Read more]

  • Scientists say Google Earth island in Pacific doesn't exist
    Thu, 22 Nov 2012 18:26:54 GMT
    Sandy Island on Google Earth might be a perfect Robinson Crusoe spot. But Australian researchers who went there found only ocean. [Read more]

  • Low Latency No. 44: Wii U the time machine
    Thu, 22 Nov 2012 16:05:50 GMT
    Nintendo's newest console packs in some new ideas, but it's plagued with problems we've been seeing for years. [Read more]

  • Irish regulators seek 'urgent' clarity on Facebook data changes
    Thu, 22 Nov 2012 15:11:08 GMT
    Following recently announced changes to Facebook's data-use policy, Irish privacy regulators are seeking further details on the proposals. [Read more]

  • Mozilla quietly ceases Firefox 64-bit development
    Thu, 22 Nov 2012 13:09:10 GMT
    Mozilla's engineering manager has requested that developers stop work on Windows 64-bit builds of Firefox. [Read more]

  • My hunt for the perfect Windows 8 convertible laptop
    Thu, 22 Nov 2012 12:00:00 GMT
    What device offers the best blend between being a tablet and a full-fledged laptop? Common Sense Tech explores the possibilities. [Read more]

  • iTunes 11 launch imminent, says music firm
    Thu, 22 Nov 2012 09:52:28 GMT
    The next-generation iTunes software is only days away from release, according to a German music distribution service. [Read more]

  • Judge: Samsung gets to view Apple-HTC settlement details
    Thu, 22 Nov 2012 01:03:42 GMT
    Samsung's lawyers will be able to see the full settlement agreement made between Apple and HTC earlier this month. [Read more]

  • How to take a remote screenshot in OS X
    Thu, 22 Nov 2012 00:40:24 GMT
    There are several options for taking remote screenshots and specifying what to take a remote screenshot of in OS X. [Read more]

  • LivingSocial promotes Fab for the holidays
    Thu, 22 Nov 2012 00:39:34 GMT
    The daily deals site introduces the flashy e-commerce site to its 24 million users. [Read more]

  • Recycle old iOS devices into always-on video messaging units
    Thu, 22 Nov 2012 00:04:19 GMT
    Old iPhones and iPads get a new purpose in life with Perch, an app that transforms them into wall-mounted video message systems. [Read more]

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