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Our devices are listening to us all the time -- but do we care?

Once a thing dreamed about in sci-fi, voice-controlled computers are a reality. But consumers may not realize the price they pay for living in the future.

By November 16, 2014

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A Wikipedia monument? It's true (we're pretty sure)

Slubice, Poland, now hosts a monument honoring contributors to the free online encyclopedia. If you can't go see it for yourself, you can read all about it on Wikipedia.

By October 27, 2014

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Dictionary.com launches new app for word nerds

In honour of Dictionary Day, Dictionary.com has launched a brand new iOS app, with a luxuriance of lexical treats for logophiles.

By October 16, 2014

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Apple appeals Chinese ruling over encyclopedia infringement

Company is appealing a judgment that states it must pay $83,000 to China Publishing House.

By November 14, 2012

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Wikipedia beefs up disclosure rules regarding paid edits

New terms of use require volunteer editors to disclose whether they have been compensated for their contributions.

By June 16, 2014

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PR firms agree to play by Wikipedia's editing rules

Eleven large PR firms issue statements agreeing to comply with the online encyclopedia's rules after an investigation into paid edits on the site.

By June 10, 2014

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Edward Snowden is 'a textbook traitor,' Andreessen says

The venture capitalist also has harsh words for the Obama administration, accusing the White House of "letting the American tech industry out to dry."

By June 5, 2014

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How much would Jabba the Hutt's palace cost you?

The fictional desert palace that belonged to the famed "slimy piece of worm-ridden filth" is worth millions, according to real estate site Movoto. The real question is, why would you buy it?

By May 1, 2014

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Shattered Planet: towards the perfect procedural death labyrinth

Kitfox Games has just released its first game. CNET Australia caught up with studio head Tanya Short to talk IAP, inclusivity and the perfect PDL.

By April 2, 2014

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New health site lets the crowd rate treatment effectiveness

CureCrowd aggregates the experiences of others by letting them score the usefulness of various treatments from 0 (no help) to 4 (cured).

By March 13, 2014