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Follow the 2012 Olympic games on your iOS or Android phone

The 2012 Olympics are finally getting underway in London and -- if you have the right set of apps -- you won't miss a thing.

By 28 July 2012


Twitter to be 'official narrator' of Olympic Games

The social networking site will create an Olympic hub to showcase the tweets of Olympians, their families and TV pundits.

By 23 July 2012


Olympic Games take the gold in the workplace

Traffic to Olympics-related Web sites soared Monday, the first full workday after the official opening of the games, according to numbers from Nielsen Online.

By 14 August 2008


Gaming preview: 'Mario and Sonic at the Olympic Games'

Mario and Sonic finally come together in 'Mario and Sonic at the Olympic Games.' Based on the upcoming 2008 Olympics in Beijing, the party game allows you to compete in over 20 events as characters from the Mario and Sonic games. 'Mario and Sonic at the O

22 May 2008


Huawei hopes to score with 5G at World Cup 2018

The partnership with Russian carrier MegaFon for a prototype network timed for the soccer competition should help pave the way to faster mobile networking than today's fourth-generation tech.

By 20 November 2014


Watch the Sydney Opera House light up

What does it take to cover the iconic Sydney Opera House in large-scale projections every night? CNET finds out about the tech behind the scenes at this year's Vivid Festival.

By 29 May 2014


Photojournalism, a story worth telling

In an interview with CNET, photographer and videographer Dan Chung shares his thoughts on photojournalism, the shrinking industry and the importance of storytelling.

By 28 May 2014


Samsung chairman stable after suffering heart attack

Lee Kun-hee, 72, undergoes surgery after suffering from breathing difficulties that required him to be resuscitated.

By 12 May 2014


Ep. 1454: The show where you're not invited

Oh you thought weddings were expensive? You probably didn't hire a "social media concierge" for $3000. Yes, it's a thing. That story plus the world's first cybernetics-assisted Olympic games called the Cybathlon, an app that sends someone to the post office for you, and checking in with the Million Dollar Homepage 9 years after the fact.

By 28 March 2014


Sochi: A streaming event of Olympic proportions

Coming every couple years, Olympic games provide a mile marker to look back at how far online video options for live events have come -- and what we're still missing.

By 8 February 2014