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j. gordon holt


How real are cinema psychos? New study finds out

Fictional characters Gordon Gekko and Anton Chigurh top the list of realistic psychopaths, research says, while classic characters like Norman Bates may not be as true to the clinical definition.

By January 2, 2014


Zynga adds ex-Yahoo exec Ellen Siminoff to board of directors

The founding executive at Web pioneer Yahoo is the first woman to sit on the social-game publisher's board.

By July 19, 2012


Is software customization passe?

Extensive customization was long the norm with enterprise application software, but it wasn't always a good thing.

By November 21, 2011


N.J. Congressman: I beat Watson

Rep. Rush Holt, a Democrat with a Ph.D. in physics and an actual former "Jeopardy" champion, outsmarts the notoriously brainy supercomputer in an exhibition match in D.C.

By March 1, 2011


Gates still richest in U.S.; Zuckerberg tops Jobs

Forbes' list of the richest Americans has some familiar faces from the technology world but also some rather unexpected rankings.

By September 22, 2010


The Real Deal 190: Online TV and movies (podcast)

J. Sperling Reich from Showbiz Sandbox joins us to explain why the TV and movies online are restricted the way they are.

By December 10, 2009


Who invented high-end audio?

Harry Pearson, who coined the term "high end," spoke at the Rocky Mountain Audio Fest, held last week in Denver.

By October 10, 2009


SpiralFrog's turmoil, in missives

E-mail exchanges between SpiralFrog managers and financiers, obtained by CNET News, shed a bit more light on power struggles and frustrations over the company.

By August 11, 2009


Crave Podcast 93: Going back in time

Woohoo! It's podcast Friday and we're going back in time, thanks to, er, us being pretty stupid last week. Not to worry, there's still the iPhone 3G to talk about

By July 11, 2008


The transistor turns 60

Bell Labs scientists cracked a technical problem 60 years ago, and online-dating services are the result.

By December 5, 2007