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outliers

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Hard work, talent, and a whiff of luck: Malcolm Gladwell's 'Outliers'

Success turns out to be a mixture of hard work, intelligence, and just the right happenstance.

By Nov. 16, 2008

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Study finds online gamers aren't antisocial basement dwellers

After observing the behaviors of thousands of gamers, with a focus on MMORPGs, researchers conclude that loners are the outliers, not the norm.

By Mar. 28, 2014

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Tesla Model S: Now the No. 1 car of the (West Coast) wealthy

An analysis of America's wealthiest ZIP codes reveals that rich Californians are environmentally conscious. And like to show it. East Coasters, however, are still resisting.

By Nov. 1, 2013

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Asus Chairman Jonney Shih: 'We do far more with plastic'

The Taiwanese company's leader talks design and how Asus has been trying a new approach with its latest portfolio of products.

By Apr. 17, 2014

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Nook Windows 8 app offers new design, discounts

The latest update to the app features a new interface, quicker performance, and a discount on certain books and magazines.

By Jun. 26, 2013

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Body scanner ruling could squelch NSA domestic spying

Electronic Privacy Information Center organizes request by leading technologists to halt National Security Agency's domestic surveillance. They're trying a novel argument from a 2011 lawsuit.

By Jun. 17, 2013

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Big screens, big batteries: A roundup of tabletop PCs

These new systems are part king-size tablet, part hybrid, and part touch-screen all-in-one.

By May. 16, 2013

Review

Nintendo 3DS XL

Three years in, the Nintendo 3DS handheld has become a seriously good game device -- especially for fans of Nintendo's classic gaming franchises -- and the XL is the one you should buy.

By Feb. 21, 2014

4 stars Editor's rating Feb. 21, 2014
Review

2014 Nissan Altima

The 2014 Nissan Altima's continuously variable transmission distinguishes it in the saturated mid-size sedan segment, but competitors show better overall polish.

By Jan. 27, 2014

3 stars Editor's rating Jan. 27, 2014

MSRP: $22,920.00

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Recent MacBook Pros probably don't need latest EFI firmware update

If your firmware starts "MBP31", it probably doesn't need updating.

By Oct. 2, 2007