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Lego, you are dead to me

Give Lego credit for innovating after losing patent protection on its bricks. It's now a $4 billion company built on brilliant licensing deals and increasingly expensive, specialized sets. Which is exactly why I'm starting to hate it so, so much.

By Jul. 31, 2013

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Entrepreneurs: Please do your homework on the competition

One of the biggest stumbling blocks that trips up most entrepreneurs is their lack of market and competitive research.

By Jul. 1, 2012

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Microsoft closing the book on Encarta

The software maker decides to shelve its online encyclopedia, no doubt due to the growth of alternatives such as Wikipedia.

By Mar. 30, 2009

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Encyclopaedia Britannica drops print and goes digital only

After 244 years of printing volumes of books, the venerable encyclopedia publisher shifts toward computer-only access.

By Mar. 13, 2012

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Odds and Ends: Wikipedia on your iPod; Knowledge Base updates

Odds and Ends: Wikipedia on your iPod; Knowledge Base updates

By Mar. 6, 2006

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From Death Star to Disney, exploring the 'Star Wars' franchise (Q&A)

45 Minutes on IM: Chris Taylor, an editor at Mashable who has covered "Star Wars" since 1997, tells CNET all about his forthcoming book, "How Star Wars Conquered the Universe."

By Jan. 16, 2013

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Mobile Wikipedia

Mobile Wikipedia

By Mar. 21, 2006

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Leonard Maltin Movie Guide packs 24,000 films in your iPhone

I laughed! I cried! I got a little miffed by the pokey search engine. But ultimately, I loved this interactive, Netflix-friendly movie guide, which blows the print version out of the water.

By Oct. 14, 2009

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Me versus Watson: Putting myself in 'Jeopardy'

CNET contributor Katie Linendoll gets to try a round against the lightning-fast IBM computer in advance of its stint against two "Jeopardy" champs.

By Feb. 14, 2011

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Is Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning the most accessible RPG ever?

Does Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning knock it out of the park or get caught on the warning track?

By Feb. 13, 2012