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Bing is better than Google? Bunkum, says Freakonomics

On its Bing It On site, Microsoft claims people prefer Bing to Google search by almost 2 to 1. Bing the other one, say the academics.

By October 2, 2013

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Nook Windows 8 app offers new design, discounts

The latest update to the app features a new interface, quicker performance, and a discount on certain books and magazines.

By June 26, 2013

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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 January 16, 2013

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'Freakonomics' moves to prime time

NYTimes.com exclusively hosts 'Freakonomics' with Mark Cuban, Jim Cramer as quorum and Q&A guests to the social economics blog

By August 9, 2007

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Why is my cable box a horrible, energy-sucking beast? (Morrison's Mailbag)

Reader Michael wants to know what can be done about his power-hungry and horrible-looking cable box.

By October 7, 2011

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Neighborhoods with more crime have more Uber rides

By studying patterns for ride requests and crimes such as theft and prostitution, Uber engineers are figuring out when and where you're likely to want to book a ride.

By September 13, 2011

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Sony unveils new high-end Reader Daily Edition, expanded library partnership

The Sony Reader Daily Edition is the company's first e-book reader with a built-in 3G wireless connection.

By August 25, 2009

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Innovation and the media

In the past two weeks, there's been at least a dozen stories in the mainstream and not-so-mainstream media about the importance of innovation in a recession. For businesses, refocusing on R&D and innovation really is a good strategy in down times. There's

By October 31, 2008

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Google strategist wants Web to name his baby

Jason Morrison, a Google "search quality strategist," and his wife think that the Internet world can come up with a better baby name than they can.

By October 8, 2008

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Understanding the financial market meltdown

Finally someone has explained what went wrong with Lehman, Bear and the rest of the market, says CNET Blog Network contributor Dave Rosenberg.

By September 18, 2008