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prim

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Microsoft's Cortana to Apple's Siri: Are you deaf?

Microsoft's new digital assistant may have more attitude than Apple's rather prim Siri. However, on the "Arsenio Hall Show," the two ladies get at it with abandon.

By April 9, 2014

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Grasping the corporate presence at Maker Faire

The do-it-yourself festival now attracts sponsorship attention from some companies that haven't been do-it-yourself for decades. What do the indie makers and crafters think of this?

By September 26, 2010

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Big change in 'Second Life' design tools

Now, so-called "prims" in the virtual world will feature curved edges, and will let people import textures and models directly from 3D modeling software.

By April 27, 2007

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Keep snoops from watching your iPod

A protective screen shields the display

By March 15, 2007

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Twisted technology

Even as I speak, someone is hunched over the computer, carefully changing the appearance of their avatar in World of Warcraft to make sure their helmet and sword look cool together

By March 10, 2007

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HTC snubs i-mate, O2 in favour of Dopod

HTC's buyout bid for customer Dopod (who's recently launched its smartphone range in Australia) has reached the final stages, according to Dopod CEO Jack Tong.

By September 18, 2006

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Cisco to inject $1.1 billion in Indian operations

The networking firm sees better opportunities as India's telecom market expands.

By October 19, 2005

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Web services patents fetch $15.5 million

Mysterious winning bidder in Commerce One patent auction dashes out of court without discussing plans.

By December 6, 2004

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Why dis Fiorina?

CNET News.com's Charles Cooper says Hewlett-Packard's CEO deserves more credit than she's so far received.

By May 21, 2004

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Out with AOL, in with Jabber

Now that AOL has abandoned a protocol body's effort to standardize IM technology, the group may be on the verge of adopting an open-source alternative as a standards candidate.

By August 30, 2002