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Getting to know John Thompson, Microsoft's new chairman

Meet the former IBMer who is taking over the chairman role from Bill Gates after having only joined the board two years ago.

By February 4, 2014

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Rumor redux: So why not John Thompson as Microsoft CEO?

After striking out with Plan A, there's a stronger-than-ever case for why Microsoft ought to go with Plan B.

By January 21, 2014

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Blizzard's Hearthstone: Building a truly digital card game

CNET speaks to Hearthstone's developers about creating "story moments", "unexpected surprises", and villains that act like jerks.

By August 25, 2014

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Activision Blizzard's second quarter beats estimates on strength of digital

The video game maker sails past expectations as it gears up to deliver the sci-fi shooter Destiny, its most expensive title to date.

By August 5, 2014

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Patience with Mayer's Yahoo turnaround effort starting to wear thin

Wall Street drives down Yahoo's stock as questions surface about the company's progress and CEO Marissa Mayer's tenure enters its third year.

By July 16, 2014

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Confirmed, finally: D-Wave quantum computer is sometimes sluggish

The D-Wave Two quantum computer clocks in no faster than a standard PC, but those already well-known results still leave us scratching our heads over speed testing.

By June 19, 2014

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Exclusive: RadiumOne’s very strange story just got stranger

Turns out RadiumOne's fired CEO isn't the only employee with a spotty record, according to the US Secret Service.

By May 8, 2014

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3D printing solves watery-ketchup conundrum

Two high school students create the ketchup-dispensing invention the world's been waiting for.

By April 22, 2014

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On SNL, Neil DeGrasse Tyson fails to get 'Fox And Friends' to see science

The "Cosmos" presenter, played here by Kenan Thompson, attempts to help the "Fox And Friends" presenters grasp the cruder points of climate change. It isn't easy.

By April 6, 2014

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Scott Thompson

Talk about a roller coaster. In the span of seven months, Scott Thompson took over leadership at Yahoo, started a patent war, got forced out amid scandal, then became CEO at a new company.

By December 11, 2012