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Nadella summons Nietzsche in pledging pivot to the future

Microsoft's new CEO borrows a line from the famous 19th century German philosopher, saying the company will maintain "courage in the face of reality." And sell a lot of software while it's at it.

By April 24, 2014

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Does the Quirky Pivot Power Genius live up to its name?

With a bendy design and a pair of smart sockets, this surge protector wants to power the smart home.

November 14, 2013

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Plug in with the Quirky Pivot Power Genius (pictures)

This smart place for plugs includes two Wi-Fi-enabled outlets for easy automation.

7 Images November 14, 2013

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Quirky Pivot Power Genius

This power strip is smart, but "Genius" might be pushing it. Even though it has only one socket, for now we still prefer the Belkin WeMo Switch.

November 14, 2013

3.5 stars Editors' rating November 14, 2013
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Twitter's pivotal moments: According to Twitter (pictures)

As Twitter prepares to go public, here's a look at some of the company's biggest moments in 140 characters or less.

9 Images October 3, 2013

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Mii Plaza games give a glimpse of Nintendo's possible pivot to mobile

What sort of game makes you meet people, or walk around, in order to play? These do, and they show how Nintendo is more mobile-minded than you might think.

By July 26, 2013

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Robots pivot solar panels to face the sun

Just like a sunflower turns its head toward the sun, smart and efficient solar panels must do the same for maximum energy absorption. CNET's Kara Tsuboi visits Qbotix in Menlo Park, Calif., where the company introduced a new robotic tracking system that mechanically pivots solar panels, saving energy and money.

By August 31, 2012

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'Star Trek' props prove pivotal to geek gal's past

Crave writer Amanda Kooser excavates her "Star Trek" prop, toy, and memorabilia collection and muses on how a sci-fi television show kept a geeky kid on the right track.

By May 25, 2012

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Peel pivots, updates free iPhone app with interactive TV show polling

The Silicon-Valley startup, known for its pear-shaped "smart" TV remote, will test out its new real-time polling feature with "American Idol" this week.

By March 12, 2012

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HP TouchPad apps to be showcased in digital magazine Pivot

HP is helping new apps touch down on your TouchPad with a digital magazine called Pivot, which will feed you news and reviews on apps for the webOS device.

By June 27, 2011