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Polaroid's $99 nostalgia-fueled Cube seeks its spot in the GoPro world

The company that first brought the public instant film photography has a low-cost action camera that's about capturing everyday moments, not extreme experiences.

By September 23, 2014

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Try these great messaging apps for Windows Phone

These popular Windows Phone messaging apps are useful (and fun) ways to keep in touch with friends.

By September 17, 2014

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Clear Channel's revamp to iHeartMedia puts digital center stage

Clear Channel adopts the iHeart moniker from its online arm, underscoring how distinctions between tech and terrestrial radio are falling at the biggest company on the AM/FM dial.

By September 16, 2014

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Notch doesn't make Minecraft anymore

Commentary: You need to understand a child's innocent passion for Minecraft to know why today's news had such a deep impact across the globe.

By September 15, 2014

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Spotify users, get ready for video ads

Spotify's 30 million nonpaying listeners will start seeing prompts to watch a commercial in exchange for 30 minutes of ad-free mobile music, plus "video takeover" spots on their computers.

By September 8, 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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Hear that? Pandora and artists finally reach sweet harmony

Pandora's first ever direct deal with labels marks a new age for artist relations at the No. 1 streaming-music service and may usher Pandora into a world of long-term opportunity.

By August 6, 2014

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Pandora swings to Q2 profit; stung by cramped growth in listeners

The Internet's biggest radio service swung to a solid profit, but crimped earnings guidance coupled with dribbling active-listener growth stoked a share sell-off.

By July 24, 2014

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Kindle Unlimited: Good for customers, not so good for authors?

The terms of service for Amazon's new e-book subscription offering mean uncertainty for self-published Kindle authors, whose work is automatically rolled into the program.

By July 19, 2014