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Jeff Bezos: Web gatekeepers, don't slow us down

Says Amazon's CEO in his annual letter to shareholders: "When a platform is self-service, even the improbable ideas can get tried."

By Apr. 13, 2012

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Google's 'Game of Thrones' spoilers are what's trending

If you missed the latest episode of "Game of Thrones" on HBO Sunday night, you'll want to steer clear of a few Google services until you get caught up, as Crave's Eric Mack discovered firsthand.

By Apr. 14, 2014

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Amid political pressure, FCC to propose Net neutrality fix

The FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler says he has a plan to re-instate the agency's Open Internet rules, which the public will hear about in more detail in the "coming days."

By Feb. 11, 2014

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Twitter nabs yet another high profile ex-Googler

The microblogging service hires former Google associate general counsel Nicole Wong, reuniting her with Twitter's own GC, Alex Macgillivray.

By Nov. 12, 2012

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Apps in the smart home: An entry point for carriers

Carriers like AT&T lost control in the smartphone wars. But smart homes could provide a path back to control before OS vendors jump in.

By Oct. 20, 2013

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Nintendo Land (Wii U)

Nintendo Land's varied attractions offer plenty of family-friendly fun and make great use of the Wii U's capabilities.

By Nov. 18, 2012

4 stars Editor's rating Nov. 18, 2012

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Why you should care about Net neutrality (FAQ)

A federal appeals court has thrown out the FCC's Net neutrality rules. CNET's Maggie Reardon explains what the ruling means to the average consumer -- and why it really, really matters.

By Jan. 15, 2014

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Forget Zynga: Facebook's games business stronger than ever

Facebook's profit from games isn't huge -- but games are critical to all parts of the still-expanding social network.

By Jul. 10, 2013

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Filter out the fakers with Tablified Market for Android

With all the scaled-up fakers littering the Google Play Store, Tablified Market offers a refreshing way to discover only apps that are truly optimized for your Android tablet.

By Mar. 16, 2012

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Amanda Palmer confronts the 'current nightmare of the modern musician' (Q&A)

The controversial musician and performance artist talks to CNET about Spotify, Kickstarter, and whether the music industry is killing the musicians it needs.

By Apr. 3, 2014