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Google to spin out game maker Niantic Labs as independent company

The search giant is splitting from the maker of the game Ingress, only days after Google announced a massive restructuring.

By August 12, 2015

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For startups in Vietnam, independence has its challenges

Road Trip 2015: The second half of a two-part series about Vietnam's startup scene takes a deeper look at some rare success stories and how the country is fostering -- and hindering -- its homegrown tech community.

By July 27, 2015

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Now independent, PayPal worth nearly $50 billion

The digital-payments company should see a bright future as a standalone business, in contrast to former parent eBay's need for a turnaround.

By July 20, 2015

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eBay gives investors a date for PayPal's independent market debut

The e-tail giant will be separating its online payment and commerce companies in mid July. Shares will be split, tax-free, right down the middle for current shareholders.

By June 26, 2015

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Why some of today's hottest video games are coming from small, independent studios

Affectionately known as "indies," these developers and their eccentric games are now sought after by the biggest names in the industry.

By June 17, 2015

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ALS patient more independent with tech

Eric Valor has been living with ALS, or Lou Gehrig's disease, for nearly a decade, but he says technology, including a brainwave-sensing headset, has let him maintain a high quality of life. CNET's Kara Tsuboi visits him at home to learn how.

By August 30, 2014

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Google's Independence Day Doodle celebrates the underdog

In a cute animated doodle, a young musician is struggling to keep up with a marching band. But struggle is part of America's glory.

By July 4, 2014

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Meet the world's most successful geek-turned-politician

In Iceland recently, CNET's Eric Mack tracked down one of the world's most impressive geek politicians, Pirate Party leader Birgitta Jonsdottir.

By May 12, 2015

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Think you like Instacart now? Try being quarantined (like me)

If the idea of groceries-on-demand sounds too decadent, you've never been housebound.

By March 20, 2015

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Plantable paper cup serves up seeds with your coffee

A humble coffee cup has big aspirations to become a forest of trees with a Kickstarter that embeds native seeds in a paper cup.

By February 23, 2015