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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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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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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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Apple hires Zane Lowe, one of UK's biggest-name DJs

After a decade at the BBC, the distinctive Kiwi tones of the DJ, producer and influential music industry personality will be heard at Apple.

By February 16, 2015

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Creepy face candles grin at you as they melt

Sculptor Anna Sternik makes candles that look so uncannily like human faces that you may think twice about lighting the wick.

By February 2, 2015

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Cortana drafts emails, tracks flights, checks weather on Windows 10 tablets and PCs

Microsoft's voice-activated assistant finally makes the jump from the small screen to the big screen.

By January 21, 2015

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Samsung's simpler, smarter Tizen a no-show for most older TVs

The Korean electronics giant released an update to change the operating system on its first smartwatch, but it can't do the same for its televisions, a Samsung executive tells CNET. Owners of some 2014 sets will be able to buy "Evolution Kits" to change to the new software.

By January 6, 2015

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Ex-HTCers bring their design chops to electric Smartscooter

Startup Gogoro hopes its slick scooter will be the start of a cleaner energy revolution in big cities.

By January 5, 2015

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Samsung's troubled Tizen software ready for prime time on TVs

The Korean electronics giant's software has flopped in phones, but Samsung hopes TVs -- launching at 2015 CES -- will finally make Tizen mainstream.

By January 5, 2015

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Ancient Indian aircraft on agenda of major science conference

Indian Vedic myths tell of ancient pilots flying craft around the world and out of this world. But some think the myths were true, and that modern science has it all wrong.

By January 2, 2015