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Google 'Silicon Valley' for some fictional news Easter eggs

The popular HBO show about a tech startup in Silicon Valley has a nice surprise for fans.

By 26 April 2016

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Harry Potter fiction or iPhone weaponry? The 'dormant cyber pathogen' at the heart of Apple vs. FBI

The battle over unlocking an iPhone tied to a terrorist attack takes a turn for the baffling.

By 5 March 2016

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Why Spider-Man has to stay fictional forever

Scientists look at the limitations of walking up walls in the real world and find that a real-life Peter Parker would look more like a freakish Sasquatch than an agile superhero.

By 19 January 2016

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'Steve Jobs' review: Pure Sorkin, but is it pure fiction?

The new film from Aaron Sorkin and Danny Boyle doesn't let the facts get in the way of its unique take on the life and times of the Apple co-founder.

By 24 October 2015

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Real 'Game of Thrones' Needle sword is as stabby as fictional one

Arya Stark's slim and pointy Needle sword is forged in real life and given the opportunity to pierce quite a few different items.

By 8 April 2015

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A planet like Star Wars' Tatooine just became more science than fiction

Rocky planets that orbit a binary star system, like the fictional home of Luke Skywalker, were thought to be impossible, until now.

By 1 April 2015

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At 'Payback' this weekend a new era of WWE wrestling begins

Commentary: This Sunday, WWE is being invaded on two fronts. Between call ups from its own minor leagues and talent from New Japan Pro Wrestling, we're looking at a very different WWE and that's a very good thing.

By 29 April 2016

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Technically Literate

Original works of short fiction with unique perspectives on technology, published exclusively on CNET.com

By 3 March 2016

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The Last Taco Truck in Silicon Valley

Ingenuity, betrayal, and a killer habanero sauce. All these and more in CNET's tech fiction debut.

By 3 March 2016

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iPhone may be suffering from Harry Potter fan-created disease

The county district attorney involved with the San Bernardino shooting cites a "dormant cyber pathogen' as one reason to break into the shooter's iPhone 5C. One security expert says that's the stuff of fan fiction.

By 5 March 2016