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admissions

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That's 'app' as in college admissions application

Now's the time high school seniors are starting to ramp up their college application process -- and it can be a daunting task. CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports on some high-tech tools that can help with everything from picking a school to applying for aid.

By October 16, 2014

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Could LinkedIn give students an 'in' with college admissions?

With a lowered age requirement, LinkedIn hopes to welcome more teens. Its university pages aim to provide prospective students with info on how they're connected to a school and suggestions on how to achieve career goals.

By December 3, 2013

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Chocolate melt-prevention scientist: Apply for the sweetest job in the world

Are you a scientist? Do you like chocolate? Are you an EU national? If you answered yes to those three questions, consider a delicious job opening at Cambridge.

By August 18, 2014

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Netflix Q2 profit surges as it surpasses 50M subscribers

Netflix's rapid adoption both at home and abroad means another quarter with gangbusters profit growth, but the costs of its grandiose plans to get even bigger crimped it a bit.

By July 21, 2014

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Will this be the first Internet of Things company to IPO?

Q&A: Jasper Technologies CEO Jahangir Mohammed explains why this nascent tech transition will profoundly reshape businesses around the world

By June 17, 2014

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Are we too connected? Intel, Microsoft, HP CEOs weigh in

Are our brains wired for data overload? Is it overload? Intel, Microsoft, and Hewlett-Packard CEOs have some thoughts.

By June 14, 2014

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Be one with Flappy Bird: The science of 'flow' in game design

A core reason why recent hits like Flappy Bird and Threes found success -- and are massively addictive -- lies in the way they put us in a unique zen-like state known as flow.

By February 15, 2014

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Facebook earnings: The kids are alright

Regardless of whether teens will someday shun the social network, Facebook's fourth quarter will likely glow thanks to mobile ads and Instagram.

By January 28, 2014

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How LinkedIn can help students get into college

Social-networking sites can help us reconnect with friends and find new jobs, but they're also proving to be a powerful tool for college applicants. CNET's Sumi Das explains how LinkedIn is helping future undergrads research prospective schools and connect with admissions departments.

By December 2, 2013

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With its original shows so far, Amazon is no alpha

Early popular reception to Amazon's original series like "Alpha House" suggests Netflix may be in another league.

By December 1, 2013