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Yahoo co-founder David Filo nominated to return to board

The "chief Yahoo" is tapped to return to the board after an absence of 18 years, along with Charles Schwab and former Walmart CEO H. Lee Scott Jr.

By April 16, 2014

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Behind the Oscar-nominated sounds of 'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug'

If pictures have 3D, then sound has Dolby Atmos. Academy Award-winning sound mixer Christopher Boyes tells CNET how he used the audio tech to give moviegoers a more engrossing experience.

By February 28, 2014

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Snowden nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

Two members of the Norwegian parliament say NSA whistle-blower Edward Snowden has made "a critical contribution" to restoring the balance between national security and civil liberties.

By January 29, 2014

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The cameras behind 2014's Oscar-nominated films

Want to shoot an Oscar-nominated film? Here are the cameras that you'll need to snag an Academy Award.

By January 21, 2014

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Netflix 'original' documentary lands Oscar nomination

The video service picked festival darling "The Square," a documentary about the Egyptian revolution, as its first "original" film, keen to add an Oscar to its tally of awards.

By January 16, 2014

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Amazon orders second season of buzzy original 'Transparent'

After its first stab at original series fell short of the splash Netflix made with efforts like "House of Cards," Amazon's "Transparent" is getting early Emmy chatter.

By October 9, 2014

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Netflix shut out of top Emmy awards

The Internet TV service's originals came up empty handed at Monday night's ceremony after its nominations -- and directing win -- last year were a first for online TV.

By August 25, 2014

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The Emmys and online shows: Yup, as stodgy as you'd think

Netflix made headlines last year at the Emmy television awards, but a deeper look shows the awards are no faster to recognize online programming than they were for cable.

By August 24, 2014

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Netflix originals snag 15 top Emmy nods

"Orange Is the New Black," "House of Cards," and "Derek" rack up more nominations for Netflix, following last year's first-ever foray into the Emmy awards for the online-only service.

By July 10, 2014

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Solar road could change how we power the world

The Solar Roadway hopes to use the large, flat areas provided by roads to generate solar power, decreasing the reliance on fossil fuel energy.

By May 13, 2014