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Yahoo says mobile isn't an internal 'hobby' anymore (Q&A)

CEO Marissa Mayer wants to turn the firm around by making it big in mobile. CNET talks to the man she chose to make that happen.

By June 8, 2014

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Turn drinking straws into crazy dancing robots with Quirkbot

A new Kickstarter project aims to let kids of all ages use hobby motors, LEDs and regular ol' drinking straws to make fully functional robots that walk, light up and even play drums.

By January 27, 2015

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Seven things we learned from Apple's earnings call

CEO Tim Cook highlights the strength of iPhone and China, why he still has high hopes for the iPad and when Apple Watch will ship.

By January 28, 2015

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EA founder: consoles will become a 'hobby market'

Consoles will be just for hardcore gamers in a few years, according to the founder of games publisher Electronic Arts.

By October 14, 2012

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That $119 'Frozen' playset sells for $250 on Amazon. Let it go?

The art of retail arbitrage -- buying products from brick-and mortar stores and selling them online for a higher price -- is alive and well.

By December 14, 2014

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​Adobe buys into stock-art business with $800M Fotolia deal

The company now tallies 3.45 million Creative Cloud customers, but the average subscriber is paying less. Adobe says the acquisition of Fotolia should improve its financial picture.

By December 12, 2014

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Rocket fans successfully launch porta-potty into the sky

A group of Michigan rocket enthusiasts strap a rocket to a porta potty and launch it skyward. Because, why not?

By December 8, 2014

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Make your own LED tilt-lamp

Learn how to wire together your own tilt-activated LED lamp, perfect as an accent light or gift.

By December 8, 2014

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Tech tools for the book lover

Reading can become an expensive hobby if you're constantly purchasing new books, even the digital kind. In this Tech Minute, Kara Tsuboi offers tips on how to access free e-books that can be downloaded onto your mobile device.

By November 5, 2014

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Chop-e electric 2-wheeler defies easy categorization

This battery-powered, fat-tired, low-slung ride is an odd breed that exemplifies the modern, global entrepreneurial spirit.

By November 6, 2014