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ESPN veteran to lead new Activision e-sports unit

The video game publisher has created a unit devoted to contests in which professional gamers face off against each other in front of spectators.

By October 22, 2015


Football, soccer and...Super Smash Bros? E-sports becoming a big business

Competitive gameplay in video games has gone from niche to near-mainstream sport in just a decade.

By June 16, 2015


Chess app lets you get whupped by a child prodigy

Pit yourself against chess prodigy Magnus Carlsen when he was just 5, or take him on in his current role as a grandmaster champion.

By February 26, 2014


Net neutrality: How we got from there to here

The road to crafting lasting regulation to protect the open Internet has had several twists and turns. As the FCC prepares a vote to adopt new rules, CNET takes a look back to the origins of the current debate.

By February 24, 2015


Apple hires Zane Lowe, one of UK's biggest-name DJs

After a decade at the BBC, the distinctive Kiwi tones of the DJ, producer and influential music industry personality will be heard at Apple.

By February 16, 2015


Jimmy Kimmel gives prodigy Sony tablet; kid prefers iPad

Arden Hayes is a 5-year-old who's a trivia expert. And when Jimmy Kimmel offers him the gift of a Sony Xperia Z tablet, Hayes suggests he give it to someone else.

By November 7, 2013


Google Doodle honors tennis great Althea Gibson

Althea Gibson was the first black athlete -- man or woman -- to break the color barrier in international tennis.

By August 25, 2014


From Skylanders to Amiibo: Video games embrace the toy

Nintendo's hot to cash in on the appeal of action figurines that come to life in a game, and Marvel Comics won't be far behind. But does the fad have staying power?

By June 11, 2014


'Big Bang Theory' star creates TV show about real prodigies

A new real-life television series looks to profile young engineering, programming, sports, and creative geniuses from around the world.

By January 22, 2013


Computer prodigy Aaron Swartz remembered

The suicide of an Internet activist sparks a movement on Twitter, the iPhone may be losing its cool with teenagers, and Audiobooks.com ends its unlimited plan.

By January 14, 2013