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Lightbulbs beyond Edison's wildest dreams (pictures)

We've come a long way from the days of the simple incandescent. Here are some of our favorite modern spins on the basic bulb.

10 Images By May 28, 2014

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Larry Ellison: Steve Jobs was 'our Edison'

In an upcoming interview with Charlie Rose, the Oracle CEO extolls Jobs' virtues and hints that Apple could be on the downward slide without the former leader at the helm.

By August 12, 2013

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Intel looks to Edison for its (wearable) future

Intel launches its tiny Edison computer, with CEO Brian Krzanich talking about an often bizarre array of wearable devices during his keynote.

By January 6, 2014

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Stanford Ovshinsky, 'Edison of our age,' dies at 89

Self-taught scientist is credited with inventing the nickel-metal hybrid battery as well as a new class of semiconductors.

By October 18, 2012

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Epic Rap Battles: Edison vs. Tesla

Epic Rap Battles of History has taken on the grandfathers of electrical power: Thomas Edison and Nikola Tesla.

By March 24, 2013

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Electric autos--from Edison to robots (images)

Take a tour of the past, present, and future of electric vehicles to see the multiple waves of electric cars in years past and a hint at future directions.

25 Images By February 6, 2012

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Edison tops Jobs as world's greatest innovator

The inventor of the light bulb and phonograph was named the greatest innovator of all time among 52 percent of the young people polled, surpassing the late Apple leader at 24 percent.

By January 26, 2012

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Thomas Edison's labs, up close and personal (photos)

On Road Trip 2010, CNET's Daniel Terdiman stopped in on West Orange, N.J., where the great inventor worked and lived.

25 Images By July 7, 2010

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Chevy, Ford win gold medals at Edison Awards

Chevy and Ford racked up awards for their latest technology innovations at the Edison Awards last night. The awards show highlights breakthrough products and services, and recognizes innovative industry leaders. Basically, it's like the Oscars for emerging technology companies, but with much, much longer speeches and videos.

By April 6, 2011

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Vu1 readies efficient lightbulb Edison would love

Vu1 has another idea for efficient lighting: Based on cathode ray technology, its UL-certified lightbulbs put out similar light to incandescents but use less energy and don't contain mercury.

By October 8, 2010