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​Microsoft, Blackphone launch bug bounties

Tech titan and privacy-focused upstart announce an ongoing open season against bugs in an effort to improve security.

By September 24, 2014

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Upstart.com aims to be a Kickstarter for college grads

Rather than invest in a company or product, why not invest in a person? Founders of Palo Alto-based Upstart have come up with a system where backers fund people based on their potential.

By April 29, 2013

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Upstart.com: A kind of Kickstarter for college grads

In this tough job market, one Silicon Valley startup wants to give recent graduates money so they're not looking for jobs, instead they're creating jobs. As CNET's Sumi Das explains, the idea behind Upstart.com is for investors to invest in a person instead of a company.

By April 29, 2013

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Firefox for Android beta ushers mobile streaming to Chromecast, Roku

Two Firefox betas focus on media: enabling video streams to Chromecast and Roku via Android-based mobile devices and creating a free in-browser competitor to Skype on desktops.

By September 5, 2014

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Netflix's latest weapon to take on HBO: Cosby

The online TV service adds four more stand-up comedy specials to its lineup as it aims to become the Internet's HBO.

By August 14, 2014

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Microsoft, Salesforce CEOs reveal tighter ties between sometime rivals

The deal means Salesforce's customer-management apps will be available for Windows and Windows Phone.

By May 29, 2014

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Samsung reported plans to launch Tizen smartphone in Russia, India

Handset based on Samsung's homegrown mobile operating system will be launched at an Unpacked event in Moscow in the coming weeks, the Wall Street Journal reports.

By May 11, 2014

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Why does Apple want Beats? No one really seems to know

Apple’s rumored $3.2 billion takeover of the trendy music brand has left many scratching their heads.

By May 10, 2014

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Fan TV nabs Time Warner Cable support, coming in Q2 for $99

The upstart set-top box has formed a partnership with Time Warner Cable, allowing it to integrate cable TV and streaming video content into Fan TV's slick user interface.

By April 22, 2014

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Sprint's music bonanza: Everything you need to know (FAQ)

Sprint has unveiled a version of the HTC One that boasts superior audio quality, and signed a deal with Spotify. CNET breaks it all down.

By April 29, 2014