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one-hit wonder

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Candy Crush: The one-hit wonder worth billions?

King makes 180 game titles but only one that really matters. The soon-to-be public company will need its big hit to avoid the rise-and-fall fate of social games.

By March 12, 2014

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Ex-PlayStation US chief says Candy Crush is fun, Xbox on the right path

Jack Tretton, the former head of Sony's PlayStation group in America, talks about mobile devices, women in the industry and the products he coveted from the competition, in an exclusive interview with CNET News.

By October 28, 2014

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Make It Rain: The Love of Money soars to No.1 on iTunes

In one week, the gaming app about corrupt politicos and wealth obsession goes from unknown to nearly 2 million users.

By May 8, 2014

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Rival tries to crush King's 'candy' trademark in UK

Cut the Rope maker files to cancel King's confectionery trademark in the European Union.

By March 25, 2014

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Google Glass search shown off in new video

Conversational queries reveal a one-hit wonder of the 1990s and Richard Branson in drag, among other results.

By June 14, 2013

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Rivals beware, T-Mobile's gains are no fluke

The nation's smallest carrier says it is nabbing away high-end customers from AT&T and Sprint.

By November 5, 2013

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Stock up on one-hit wonders for 69 cents each

Amazon has 129 cheap tracks from artists who would be long forgotten if not for their single breakthrough singles.

By January 5, 2012

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Intel invests in ultrabook touch displays

To make sure that Windows 8 ultrabooks are not just a one-hit wonder, the chip giant is getting involved in touch display supply.

By June 4, 2012

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Angry Birds and Rovio's plans for world domination

CNET's Roger Cheng visits Rovio's headquarters in Espoo, Finland, to talk about its evolution from a simple mobile gaming company.

By December 18, 2012

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Gangnam Style is the most viewed YouTube video ever

Korean pop sensation Psy's single has become the most viewed YouTube video ever, with over 814 million views.

By November 25, 2012