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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

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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

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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

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'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

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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

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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

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My Best Tech Gift Ever: Prodigy

In the first installment of a weeklong series featuring the reminiscences of CNET writers and editors, Crave's Eric Mack recalls a pivotal 1980s present from Mom.

By December 3, 2012

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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

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The Web at 25: I was a teenage dial-up addict

In part 1 of a four-part series, Crave's Eric Mack reflects on how the Web blossomed out of an idea from Tim Berners-Lee. Oh, and thanks for the awkward first kiss, AOL girl!

By March 10, 2014

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The Web at 25: I was a teenage dial-up addict

In part 1 of a four-part series, Crave's Eric Mack reflects on how the Web blossomed out of an idea from Tim Berners-Lee. Oh, and thanks for the awkward first kiss, AOL girl!

By March 10, 2014