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Oyster e-book subscription service just got interesting

Parents, take note: the "Netflix of books" has added a generous selection of children's titles, including dozens from Disney Publishing.

By Feb. 13, 2014

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Skywatchers gear up for Perseid meteor onslaught

This annual crowd-pleaser -- one of the most spectacular sky shows you'll ever see -- is about to hit its peak.

By Aug. 8, 2013

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Simon & Schuster deal boosts 'Netflix of digital books' wannabes Scribd and Oyster

Scribd and Oyster's all-you-can-read e-book subscription services add 'Big 5' publisher's backlist titles.

By May. 21, 2014

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August hosts Perseid, the best meteor shower of the year

This month, a spectacular sight is coming to the nighttime sky. Here's the lowdown on how you can catch a glimpse of the Perseids.

By Aug. 6, 2013

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How the 'Netflix of books' won over the publishing industry (Q&A)

Oyster has grown its library of books available to its all-you-can-eat subscribers to more than 100,000 titles. CEO Eric Stromberg told CNET how it happened, and how the company is changing the world of reading.

By Jan. 25, 2014

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Here's the Milky Way supernova you've never heard of

Newly measured distance to stellar debris in the northern sky links it more firmly to an explosion observers saw in 1181.

By Aug. 30, 2013

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T. Boone Pickens invests in natural gas-fueled taxis

Little more than a month after the oil mogul unveiled his U.S. energy plan, which promotes natural gas vehicles, he invests in natural gas taxi cab company.

By Aug. 12, 2008

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Find a great e-book to read online with these sites

Those crazy enough to want to read books online have several good site options, ranging from Google Books to Project Gutenberg. Here's an overview.

By Sep. 23, 2009

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AMD triple core is for business, Puma whispers

AMD's triple-core processor is initially for business customers, quad core is on track, and Puma is a topic on Wall Street.

By Feb. 13, 2008

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Luxury aboard the Orient Express' British Pullman

Road Trip 2011: CNET gets a taste of the best that can be had on a train--the Venice-Simplon Orient Express' British Pullman, an 11-carriage exercise in luxury and good times.

By Jul. 9, 2011