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Could a Greek bailout be crowdfunded for a little feta and Ouzo?

As Greece teeters on the edge of default, an Indiegogo campaign to crowdfund a bailout is starting to look like more than just an online stunt.

By July 1, 2015

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Google tries boosting Greek tourism -- and maybe itself, too

The search titan is touting a program to help Greek companies expand the country's tourism economy. Could be it'll also improve Google's image in Europe.

By September 29, 2014

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Back then: Facebook's Greek drama

No, we didn't fall into a time machine. CNET is celebrating Facebook's 10th birthday by republishing our first story about the social network from way back in 2005.

By February 4, 2014

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Massive 5-ton steel wheel stars in ancient Greek drama

"Prometheus Bound," thought to have first been performed around 450 B.C., gets a modern twist with a highly engineered 23-foot kinetic wheel that serves as the play's centerpiece.

By July 31, 2013

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Fearing hexapod robots with spider-bot legs on Tomorrow Daily

Carnegie Mellon University showed off their newest creation this week: a robot with six incredibly articulate and stable legs. Even a hard shove by a human leg can't stop this thing, but we'll tell you why this kind of robot could be great for search and rescue.

By December 23, 2014

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Tomorrow Daily 105: Scary snake-bots, 'The Interview' release, animated ancient art and more

On today's show, we take a look at a terrifying new robot with snake-bots for legs, cheer Sony's plans to actually release "The Interview," and watch ancient Greek art come to life with the help of some clever animations.

By December 23, 2014

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Artist trademarks Pi, geeks tear hair out

A Brooklyn artist claims to have trademarked the Greek letter Pi for all sorts of apparel, causing T-shirt site Zazzle to remove thousands of geeky designs.

By June 1, 2014

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Help name some Plutonian moons

A contest gives the public a chance to help rename two small moons orbiting Pluto, but it might help to brush up on your knowledge of the mythological Greek underworld.

By February 11, 2013

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Tech talk 'more confusing than a foreign language'

Research undergone on behalf of Britain's Carphone Warehouse claims that people are less stressed when confronted with Greek than geek. The most confusing term: algorithm.

By January 23, 2013

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Greek isle taps BrightSource for solar

The island of Crete is building a 38-megwatt plant using BrightSource thermal solar technology.

By January 20, 2011