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GE wants you...if you live on Maui

General Electric asks some Hawaiian residents to participate in a smart-grid experiment by hooking up their appliances to Maui's electrical grid.

By Feb. 11, 2009


Surf the Web, or Maui, with World Wikia

Bill Kaufmann, founder of World Wikia, visited CNET Networks on Sept. 5, 2006, to talk about his month-old Web site, which allows users\r\nto create, customize and edit wikis on travel destinations. Wikia's user community offers a first-person point of view on the best restaurants, attractions and lodgings in various locations. CNET News.com's Neha Tiwari reports.

Nov. 1, 2007


Asteroid breaks up just like in Atari game

A phenomenon known as "YORP torque" is ripping an asteroid apart, and thanks to a team of telescopes, astronomers have been able to watch for the first time ever.

By Mar. 6, 2014


Google Glass accessories on the way: Shades, shields, earbuds

The tech giant adds new information to its Glass Explorers forum about shade and shield partners, how charging and earbuds work, swapping out the device frames, and more.

By Oct. 30, 2013


Ellison buys Hawaiian airline to go with his Hawaiian island

Oracle chief executive acquires local carrier Island Air for an undisclosed amount.

By Feb. 26, 2013


Google Glass now framed for prescriptions

Prescription frames are ready for current Google Glass owners, as another piece of the Glass puzzle comes into focus.

By Jan. 27, 2014


Larry Ellison buys most of Hawaiian island of Lanai

Oracle CEO's purchase price was not revealed, but the asking price was previously reported to be in the $500 million range.

By Jun. 20, 2012


Better Place launches free electric car charging in Hawaii

Hawaii residents will be able to charge their electric vehicles for free at Better Place's 130 charge spots on four islands for the remainder of the year.

By Mar. 2, 2012


Verizon presses LTE advantage, adds 33 new markets

The carrier is racing through its deployment and is on track to reach its goal of 400 markets by the end of the year.

By Jul. 18, 2012


Snapchat's Evan Spiegel: Saying no to $3B, and feeling lucky

The son of successful lawyers, Spiegel grew up in a world of wealth, power, and privilege. Now the 23-year-old entrepreneur will be remembered for saying no to Mark Zuckerberg.

By Nov. 26, 2013