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China promises more openness for possible Beijing 2022 Olympics

China says blocked US sites will be open to Web users during the Olympics, should Beijing be chosen as the venue for the games. But, it says, who in China wants to use them, anyway?

By 26 March 2015

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Football, soccer and...Super Smash Bros? E-sports becoming a big business

Competitive gameplay in video games has gone from niche to near-mainstream sport in just a decade.

By 16 June 2015

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RoboGames returns with fighting robots in April

Thanks to a successful crowdfunding campaign, the "Olympics of robots" is back, once more invading San Mateo, Calif. The event will later be released as a Web series and DVD.

By 25 March 2015

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Masi Oka returns as Hiro in 'Heroes Reborn'

The lovable Japanese nerd is back in NBC's "Heroes" sequel. Who will he save now?

By 31 March 2015

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In Sochi, the Olympics-size job of running Olympics IT infrastructure

With several Olympics under its belt, Atos is supporting one of the largest IT infrastructures in sports history. If it succeeds, it's an unheralded hero. If it fails, it gets crucified.

By 7 February 2014

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Xiaomi to partner on 'smart' sneakers

Partner Li-Ning, a sneakers maker that burst onto the international scene at the 2008 Olympics, is back to mainly selling in China. It's hoping that a deal with rising-star Xiaomi will give it another shot.

By 17 March 2015

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Creative Commons logo acquired for MoMA exhibition

"This is for Everyone" showcases how the internet has grown into a place of sharing, learning and discovering.

By 10 March 2015

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RoboGames headed to battle with former MythBuster as host

Ex "Mythbusters" cast member Grant Imahara will host the "Olympics of Robots," to be held in early April in Northern California.

By 19 February 2015

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​Mobile industry dips its toes in 5G waters for next-gen networks

Demonstrations at Mobile World Congress show the growing momentum toward the launch of faster, more responsive mobile networks in 2020.

By 4 March 2015

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I wore the same shirt for a month, and now I feel better

Crave's Michael Franco puts on a "thunder shirt" every day for a month to deal with the aches and pains of sitting at a desk all day. Did it help? Read on to find out.

By 21 January 2015