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Google boosts Turing Award computing prize to $1 million

Computer scientists no longer need have Nobel envy -- at least financially. A Google cash infusion quadrupled the size of the top computer science prize.

By November 14, 2014

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Efficient, useful blue-light LED draws Nobel Prize in physics

Three researchers helped revolutionize lighting with vastly better energy efficiency and brightness. The light-emitting diodes also are used in data storage, TVs and smartphones.

By October 7, 2014

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Drones for Good offers a cool million to lifesaving, forest-replanting, landmine-hunting UAVs

An international competition will reward people with ideas for unmanned aerial vehicles that make the world a better place.

By January 26, 2015

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$5.25 million awarded to five Google Lunar XPrize teams with the right stuff

There's still $30 million up for grabs in the Google Lunar XPrize, but five teams have taken home interim prizes totaling $5.25 million to help them on their way.

By January 26, 2015

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Science students compete for Intel purse

Forty of the brightest high school students from around the country are competing in the ultimate science fair, with projects that have the potential to save lives. The winner of the Intel Science Talent Search will be announced Tuesday, March 10, with a million dollars in awards up for grabs. Previous winners have gone on to win the Nobel Prize. CNET's Kara Tsuboi talked to two finalists who hope their projects can help people who are sick.

By March 6, 2015

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Time for Apple Watch to show us what it can do

Apple on Monday will talk up more features of its smartwatch -- and it needs to give consumers a reason to buy one.

By March 7, 2015

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​Huawei brings analog style to its first digital smartwatch

The Android Wear-powered Huawei Watch, due mid-2015, is designed to give smartwatches a more classical look. Also new: the TalkBand B2 and N1 Bluetooth fitness trackers and bigger brand ambitions for the Chinese company.

By March 1, 2015

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Google Lunar XPrize teams partner for a 2016 SpaceX moonshot

Teams Hakuto and Astrobotic have agreed to a partnership that will see them hitching a ride on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket. If all goes well, they could be on the moon before the end of 2016.

By February 23, 2015

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An exclusive chat with Google Lunar XPrize teams!

The Milestone phase of the $30 million Google Lunar XPrize is coming to a close, so we're gathering representatives from the five prize-winning teams to talk about how they plan to get to the moon by next year.

By January 26, 2015

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Join us for an exclusive live chat with Google Lunar XPrize teams!

The Milestone phase of the $30 million Google Lunar XPrize is coming to a close, so we're gathering representatives from the five prize-winning teams to talk about how they plan to get to the moon by next year.

By January 23, 2015