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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 November 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 March 28, 2014

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Malcolm Gladwell's story of failure

"Outliers," the new book by "Tipping Point" author Malcolm Gladwell, is subtitled "A story of success." It's a fine book, but the story is actually about failure.

By February 20, 2009

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'Breaking Bad' gets the 4K treatment on Netflix

Starting this week, Netflix viewers will be able to stream all 62 episodes of the popular AMC series in Ultra HD, joining "House of Cards" season 2.

By June 17, 2014

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Australia 49th in Ookla Net Index rankings

Average internet speeds in Australia fall behind Mauritius, Uruguay and Georgia in Ookla's latest Net Index ranking. At 49th in the list, we're barely ahead of Kazakhstan and Mongolia.

By November 27, 2013

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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 November 1, 2013

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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 June 26, 2013

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Amazon plays hardball -- and puts the hurt on consumers

Commentary: In economic fight with major publisher, e-tail giant is sacrificing not only authors, but book buyers too.

By May 24, 2014

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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 April 17, 2014

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Dumpster-living professor out to make a point

Professor Dumpster is a combo of Bill Nye the Science Guy and Oscar the Grouch, and he wants to show us that living minimally can help save our cities. CNET Road Trip 2014 dives in.

By July 1, 2014