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Four ways Google changed tech IPOs (and the tech world itself)

The technology landscape has changed drastically since Google made its market debut 10 years ago. Google's IPO and its co-founders had a big hand in that evolution.

By August 19, 2014

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Why I want to live in space: Mars One book to show human side

With its upcoming book of essays and applicant letters, the nonprofit trying to colonize Mars seeks a deeper, more communal understanding about what it may be like to travel to the Red Planet and never come back.

By January 21, 2014

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How NSA snooping secures profits for famed privacy pro (Q&A)

Government surveillance has been a business boon for PGP creator Phil Zimmermann, whose company Silent Circle counts SEALs and the CIA as clients. Plus: why encryption needs a "Spartacus" moment.

By September 30, 2013

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FBI: We need wiretap-ready Web sites - now

CNET learns the FBI is quietly pushing its plan to force surveillance backdoors on social networks, VoIP, and Web e-mail providers, and that the bureau is asking Internet companies not to oppose a law making those backdoors mandatory.

By May 4, 2012

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Amazon surpasses 2 million Kindle Singles sales, report says

Singles e-books, which are shorter than full-length novels but longer than magazine articles, have grown in popularity in the 14 months they've been available.

By March 13, 2012

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How Windows 8 KO'd the innovative Courier tablet

There was plenty of innovation in Microsoft's ill-fated Courier tablet. The project ultimately died when Microsoft decided to bet solely on Windows for tablet computing.

By November 2, 2011

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Back up your data before April Fools' Day

March 31 is World Backup Day. Here are a few ways you can back up your data.

By March 31, 2011

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Hitting the road for SXSW with geek entrepreneurs

The Startup Bus is taking 150 "buspreneurs" from five cities to South by Southwest Interactive. CNET's Daniel Terdiman will be along for the ride as they compete in teams en route to create the best app.

By March 8, 2011

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Amazon officially launches Kindle Singles

A few months back Amazon called on writers and publishers to create shorter works for its new Kindle Singles category. That category has now officially launched and has been integrated into the Kindle Store.

By January 26, 2011

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How to find free Kindle books

Jungle-search.com makes it easy to find thousands of free books for Amazon's Kindle e-book reader.

By December 29, 2010