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Top websites join Internet Slowdown Day in symbolic protest of 'fast lanes'

Reddit and Vimeo are among the sites participating in the Sept. 10 event in support of a free and open Internet.

By September 5, 2014

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Behold 250 new emoji: Vulcan symbol, floppy disks, and more

The Unicode Consortium updates its emoji file with hundreds of new characters, ranging from a John Travolta-like disco dancer to a joystick.

By June 17, 2014

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Rolls-Royce: The Ultimate Status Symbol

When a car costs as much as a Rolls-Royce you expect a lot in return for your cash. What you get is more than a form of transport. It's a feeling of wealth and success you can't get from anything else wrapped up in your own personal slice of Great Britain.

By November 13, 2013

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Penny stock Tweeter's ticker symbol changed after Twitter mixup

In the wake of Twitter's IPO filing, investors bid the defunct Tweeter Home Electronics Group's stock up 1,800 percent after seeming to mistake its symbol (TWTRQ) for that of Twitter's (TWTR).

By October 8, 2013

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Clear Channel's revamp to iHeartMedia puts digital center stage

Clear Channel adopts the iHeart moniker from its online arm, underscoring how distinctions between tech and terrestrial radio are falling at the biggest company on the AM/FM dial.

By September 16, 2014

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Google Views' growth means death for longtime photo-sharing service

The little-known Panoramio service will eventually disappear as Google moves to a new Views option for sharing location-linked photos -- and adding imagery to Google Maps.

By September 16, 2014

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Notch doesn't make Minecraft anymore

Commentary: You need to understand a child's innocent passion for Minecraft to know why today's news had such a deep impact across the globe.

By September 15, 2014

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Alibaba raises price range of massive IPO due to demand

With its IPO already expected to be record-breaking in the US, the Chinese company will price its stock even higher. That could translate to $25 billion.

By September 15, 2014

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Spotify can never replace my iPod, but it can ease the pain

Commentary: The quiet demise of Apple's iPod Classic prompts CNET's Nick Statt to reflect on the time before streaming services -- when music was first set free.

By September 13, 2014

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Airbnb's CEO says company logo looks like an ear

Despite yonic and phallic symbolism claims, Brian Chesky maintains the company logo is all clean -- just like its service.

By September 9, 2014