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OnePlus launches, then deletes 'Ladies First' promo contest

Before launching a promotional contest hyping a product, you should probably think hard about what that contest says to your customers.

By August 12, 2014

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Google funds million-dollar contest for better power electronics

The Little Box Challenge is designed to shrink the size of power inverters, devices used in solar panels and electric cars. It's part of Google's effort to improve its green-tech image.

By July 22, 2014

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Motorola Moto 360 smartwatch valued at $249 in contest

Motorola reveals an estimated value for the upcoming smartwatch, but it's not necessarily the actual consumer price.

By May 22, 2014

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Filling the gaps: Microsoft contest locates new prime numbers

Prime numbers are endlessly fascinating to computing and math fans, and there's an infinite supply of them. A Microsoft contest succeeds in fleshing out the list of primes that aren't actually the largest.

By April 1, 2014

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Design contest seeks geeky garb for Comic-Con catwalk

Her Universe, purveyor of sci-fi stuff for women, will choose 30 contestants to compete on the Comic-Con catwalk for a chance to co-design a retail fashion collection.

By March 28, 2014

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Esurance Twitter contest goes viral but ties company to offensive tweets

In a post-Super Bowl campaign, the insurance company said it would give $1.5 million to someone who used its hashtag. Any tweet could be eligible. And then came the garbage.

By February 3, 2014

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Siri battles Google Now in new contest

The two voice assistants were pitted against each other in a series of challenges from analyst Gene Munster.

By December 10, 2013

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Amazon draws line between Fire tablet and Kindle e-reader

Kindle name is dropped from Amazon's family of tablets to strengthen ties to the rest of its burgeoning hardware line.

By September 25, 2014

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Great skirt, Marty! Fan-designed fashion makes couture geeky

Watch the highlights from the Her Universe fashion show that put Iron Man, Loki and Pokemon on the runway in clothes designed by geeky fans.

By September 25, 2014

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Will this cat video be Microsoft's phone sales breakthrough?

Redmond holds a contest to see who can make the best video using a cell phone. The winner -- filmed, miraculously, on a Lumia 930 -- is a, um, "catz" video.

By September 23, 2014