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The most influential pop-music genre? Science makes a ruling

Ch-ch-ch-ch-changes. A computer analysis of pop hits spanning 1960 to 2010 identifies three turning-point years in the evolution of music. Got any guesses?

By May 7, 2015

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Mozilla courts influential coders with special-purpose Firefox

Firefox got its first boost when Web programmers flocked to it a decade ago. Now Mozilla is trying that strategy afresh with a coder-focused version of the browser.

By November 3, 2014

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Yelp is in a 'death spiral,' industry expert says

The business reviews site has suffered a string of blows this week, including the departure of its high-profile board chairman. Can it regain its footing?

By July 30, 2015

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The most influential person in history, according to Wikipedia

The father of modern taxonomy beats Shakespeare, Jesus and Napoleon as the most influential person in history, according to Wikipedia PageRank figures.

By June 11, 2014

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Your music taste might reveal how your brain works

Do you like the sweet sounds of Billie Holiday or the hard edge of Metallica? A new study from the University of Cambridge says your choice shows whether you're an empathetic or systematic thinker.

By July 22, 2015

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Acer again takes aim at Windows RT, says it's not 'so influential'

Acer Chairman J.T. Wang says his company wants "to be realistic" about the operating system -- and has not yet decided to launch a device running the software.

By June 3, 2013

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Pluto's features could have names like Mt. Tardis and Vader Crater

The folks behind NASA's New Horizons released a list of the most popular suggested names for places on Pluto that shows sci-fi and fantasy fans are getting plenty of representation.

By July 10, 2015

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F-U-N-D-E-D: Eyeing innovation, Disney sees big future in tiny companies

The media giant's focus on fledgling startups comes as US companies increasingly play the role of venture capitalists.

By July 10, 2015

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​Rdio streams globally, thinks locally with curated stations

Rdio has launched a raft of new Internet radio stations curated by "tastemakers," but unlike rival Apple, the stations have been curated for specific countries and regions.

By July 8, 2015

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Sony plays up PlayStation exclusives, rides nostalgia wave at video game conference

Sony reminds gamers at the Electronic Entertainment Expo that while it may not have the most original lineup, it will offer the most bang for your buck.

By June 15, 2015