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Sources: Cuba, Google strike deal to hike internet speed

Google and the Cuban government have struck a deal that will give Cubans faster access to the internet giant's content, according to two people familiar with the deal

Apple chief Tim Cook picked to give MIT commencement speech

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology has chosen Apple CEO Tim Cook to deliver its June 2017 commencement address

Samsung beats Apple, but still battling Galaxy…

In this week's wrap-up, the US Supreme Court sides with Samsung in its patent battle with Apple. Meanwhile, Samsung says it will update Galaxy Note 7 phones in the US to render them unusable.

Love is in the Air With World's Only In-Flight…

A new app called AirDates is the world’s first and only in-flight dating app, and it’s being dubbed “Tinder for air travel” because it works much like Tinder. Sean Dowling (@seandowlingtv) has more.

The 2016 Nobel Prize winners and their work

Self-eating cells and 'a-changing' times: A glance at the 2016 Nobel Prize winners and their work

Sandberg: False stories on Facebook didn't sway…

Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg says she doesn't think misinformation spread on the social media platform swayed the election in favor of President-elect Donald Trump

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Pebble discontinuing smartwatches after its sale…

Pioneering smartwatch maker Pebble is no longer manufacturing or selling any of its devices after the bulk of the company was bought by Fitbit

No pseudo-science here, Fizzics Waytap really…

Believe or not, Fizzics Waytap uses sound to make your bottled beer more bubbly. But is that always a good thing?

Gov't proposes letting airline passengers make phone calls

The government is proposing that airlines be allowed to permit their passengers to make phone calls during flights using Wi-Fi despite complaints from flight attendants and others that the calls could be disruptive

Intelligence agency: Russia trying to destabilize Germany

Germany's domestic intelligence agency says Russia is trying to destabilize German society and the state with propaganda campaigns and cyber-attacks

Driverless cars to become a reality in Michigan

Michigan passed the first law allowing the use and future purchase of truly driverless autonomous vehicles on the roads.

Navy's futuristic-looking USS Zumwalt arriving in homeport

The Navy's most technologically advanced destroyer is arriving at its homeport after dealing with some glitches along the way

Orah 4i live-streaming VR camera

This 360-degree camera makes streaming virtual-reality content to YouTube really simple.

Samsung's Note 7 refuses to die on Verizon

The company announced a final software update to kill remaining Note 7 devices, but Verizon won't get on board for safety reasons.

Our favorite laptops of 2016

Dan Ackerman picks his favorite laptops for 2016, from slim hybrids to gaming systems.

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How to cut the cord for $10: installing an indoor…

Getting rid of cable is as easy as connecting an indoor OTA antenna. We show you how.

Best online services to mail holiday cards

This holiday season you don't have to go to the post office to mail cards.

Feathered dinosaur tail found preserved in amber

A find in Myanmar turns out to contain at least eight vertebrae and well-preserved feathers of a dinosaur.

Baby battle: Cabbage Patch Kids Baby So Real doll…

How can a high-tech doll compare to an actual baby? Bridget Carey puts the toy to the test at the CNET Labs -- with the help of her own baby girl.

This VR/AR headset uses your iPhone to make mixed…

Occipital's Bridge combines camera tech and goggles to blend VR and the real world, and it's pretty crazy.

HP's 14-inch Stream's big feature is a low price

The $220 bright blue laptop is fine for basics, but there's no doubt you get what you pay for here.

Belkin better watch the throne. iHome is on the…

The ISP8 SmartPlug partners with well-chosen smart home allies -- but is it enough?

Samsung S8 to have a full front screen, Spotify…

Today's biggest tech stories include a report detailing an all-screen front on the Galaxy S8, Microsoft's plan for LinkedIn and Spotify's decision to walk from a SoundCloud acquisition.

Spider-Man: Homecoming first official trailer

The first official trailer for Spider-Man: Homecoming. The film is out in cinemas on July 7 and stars Tom Holland as Spider-Man, Robert Downey Jr. as Iron Man, and more.

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Jabra Elite Sport: Totally high-tech, totally…

Though pricey, Jabra's Elite Sport is one of the better entries in the totally wireless headphone arena.

Parrot's headset gives you a drones-eye-view of…

The first person view (FPV) goggles and Skycontroller 2 give you a live cockpit-view experience from the drone's perspective while it's in flight.

RIP home button? Galaxy S8 may have all-screen…

A new report says Samsung's Galaxy S8 will ditch a physical home button and have a design that's all-screen in front, without a typical frame around the edge.