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RIP, WebTV: Microsoft to shut down MSN TV on Sept. 30

The interactive TV service began life in the mid-'90s as WebTV, one of the first set-top box services to offer Internet access via television sets.

By July 7, 2013

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Is pCell the Holy Grail of wireless networking?

Steve Perlman believes his company's pCell technology will revolutionize the wireless industry, eliminating congestion, dead zones, and unreliable connections.

By February 18, 2014

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Software wizards of the 128K Macintosh

Bill Atkinson, Andy Hertzfeld, Steve Capps, and Larry Kenyon share their thoughts about developing the core software for the original Macintosh, which is about to mark its 30th anniversary.

By January 22, 2014

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Microsoft's Windows 8.1 arrives: A look back, and ahead

Microsoft's latest version of Windows, 8.1, arrives today. CNET takes a look at what came before it, and what's still ahead.

By October 17, 2013

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Everything you need to know for Friday's big asteroid flyby

Hours from now, Asteroid 2012 DA14 will make history when it becomes the biggest object ever witnessed getting this close to the Earth.

By February 14, 2013

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Google: Seriously, we've improved Google TV

Two years into the television project, Google execs say the oft-criticized product is progressing rapidly. An update today brings voice search and new PrimeTime guide.

By November 14, 2012

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CEO Steve Perlman leaves OnLive amid insolvency proceedings

As its founder steps down, an investor and a top manager are taking over the struggling company.

By August 27, 2012

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Another idea for Apple's rumored TV: An 'iDevice'

A Forrester analyst puts out the idea that Apple needs to offer something less like a TV to make a splash. But that only tells part of the story.

By May 24, 2012

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User experience versus convergence

For more than a decade, the tech industry has collectively forgotten time and time again the differences between how people interact with the devices in their living room and how they interact with their PCs. It took seeing that difference to make tablets happen.

By February 23, 2011

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CES: Steve Perlman is 'OnLive' (podcast)

OnLive founder Steve Perlman talks about what's new with his online gaming service and looks back to his other contributions, including WebTV and the Android operating system.

By January 9, 2011