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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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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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Silicon Valley talent wars: Engineers, come get your $250K salary

Weeby thinks the way to hire superstar engineers in hypercompetitive Silicon Valley is to pay them like superstars, to the tune of $1 million over four years, and be totally transparent about it.

By September 22, 2014

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Civilization Revolution 2 keeps it old-school in modern gaming era

The first game for the Civilization game franchise designed specifically for mobile doesn't succumb to the trend for ongoing in-app purchases.

By August 4, 2014

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Surprise! EA's digital-distribution service Origin ditches discs

Starting April 4, Origin customers will no longer have the option to buy physical game discs as the service goes all digital.

By March 31, 2014

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Return to Jedi Academy in Jeffrey Brown's new 'Star Wars' book

It ain't easy being a Jedi, especially when dealing with lightsaber-wielding bullies. "Jedi Academy: Return of the Padawan" reminds us that school can be just as adventuresome as storming the Death Star.

By March 6, 2014

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HTC exec: We want to make a difference this year

HTC South Asia president Jack Yang speaks candidly to CNET about how the company is changing, its growth strategy and its competitors.

By February 25, 2014

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Lenovo ThinkPad 8 tablet brings Windows and Office for £385

Lenovo's newest touchscreen Windows tablet is more expensive than Asus' £300 effort, but it's a classier bit of kit altogether.

By January 7, 2014

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Ready the lightsabers! MythBusters test 'Star Wars' moments

The "MythBusters" team takes on Ewok battle tactics, the risky Princess Leia rescue, and a smelly snow survival trick using a dead tauntaun. Savage and gang dish "Star Wars" to Crave's Bonnie Burton.

By January 3, 2014

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TVs at CES 2014: Bye-bye 1080p plasma, hello 4K LED LCD

The Consumer Electronics Show is all about TVs, and this year we expect the usual slew of announcements and buzzwords, as well as one conspicuous absentee: Panasonic plasma.

By December 19, 2013