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At CES, Belkin bets big on WeMo

With new connected bulbs, devices, and appliances, Belkin wagers the house on home automation.

By January 5, 2014

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Despite warning, fans' hopes for D23 'Star Wars' news dashed

At Disney's massive fan-fest in Anaheim, 'Star Wars' fans held out hope for big news on 'Episode VII.' But Disney's warning that none was forthcoming proved true.

By August 11, 2013

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A rerun? Microsoft returns to TV programming with Halo show

The software giant's new show, produced by Steven Spielberg, brings the company back to creating original content, a business where it's had some history.

By May 22, 2013

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How Microsoft became a control freak with tablet makers

The way Microsoft works with its hardware manufacturers fundamentally changed with the release of Windows RT. Now those longtime partners are figuring out how to deal with it.

By January 4, 2013

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Netflix readily accepts Icahn's business advice

With billionaire activist-investor Carl Icahn now owning a 10 percent stake in the streaming-video company, Netflix is ready to listen to what he has to say.

By November 1, 2012

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Sharing your birthday with Facebook: Like...or not?

CNET editors Jim Kerstetter and Leslie Katz share the same birthday but have different perspectives on the value of sharing the date publicly on Facebook.

By April 10, 2012

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And now it's (proxy) war: Yahoo names three board members

Yahoo stripped off its glove and whacked dissident investor Daniel Loeb across the face with it, naming three new directors as alternatives to Loeb's outsider slate.

By March 25, 2012

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Hollywood picks Kutcher to play Jobs? We've got better picks

Dear central casting: You may have given Ashton Kutcher the nod to play the Apple co-founder in a biopic but don't rush to judgment finding the best Steve Jobs.

By April 2, 2012

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Dialed In 168: Android's Sensation

Rumors of a dual-core HTC Sensation surface, plus we get a hands-on with the Samsung Galaxy Prevail, take a look at the Samsung Gem, and more. Oh, and our namesake won a race! A horse race, that is.

By April 6, 2011

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Will the iPad replace the Air?

A trip to an Apple Store in New York City very nearly leads Mr. Fully Equipped to buy an iPad--against all better judgment. Part two of a three-part saga.

By April 14, 2010