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X Prize crowdsources three contests tackling ocean health

As oceans become overfished, polluted, and warmer, the X Prize foundation is looking to the public to come up with ideas for three new challenges to pose to the world's top innovators.

By Oct. 22, 2013

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How sweepstakes, contests can drive app downloads, usage

One startup is banking that contests and game leaderboards can spark interest and engagement in new apps.

By Mar. 26, 2012

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Win an iPad! Four contests worth entering

Know what I think? An iPad won is twice as sweet as an iPad earned. Here are four chances to win one.

By Apr. 20, 2010

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Intel contests EU on $1.45 billion fine

European regulators' decision in May to levy a billion-dollar penalty did not meet the necessary "standard of proof," the chipmaker says.

By Sep. 15, 2009

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Defcon opens with a bang, contests, and intrigue

Hacking conference begins with the usual lockpicking contests, software hacks, and target shooting, but also three fewer journalists.

By Aug. 8, 2008

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Intel throws venture cash behind site that encourages tequila-shot contests

Bragster, a site that promotes wild challenges and dares from drinking contests to stripping stunts, secures $3.5 million in venture funding.

By Feb. 13, 2008

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Glu Mobile to offer cash for gaming

The company says that it will use the Skillz platform on its hunting-simulation title Deer Hunter Reloaded to offer cash prizes for marksmen.

By May. 30, 2013

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Can Silicon Valley innovate its way to a gun violence solution?

Following the tragedy in Newtown, a group of entrepreneurs led by Ron Conway resolved to use technology to help stem gun violence. Their debut effort is an incentive challenge to create smarter, safer firearms.

By Dec. 12, 2013

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Rounding up CNET's pictorial coverage of Dragon Con

Crave's Christopher MacManus explores Atlanta's amazing annual Dragon Con -- one of the biggest multi-genre conventions in the world -- and snaps dozens of photos of the geeky goings-on.

By Sep. 2, 2013

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Hide posts from your Facebook feed on iOS, Android

Here's how you can hide those annoying e-card posts from your Facebook feed using the iOS or Android app.

By Mar. 22, 2013