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World Cup 2014 begins on Thursday, June 12.

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Larry Ellison-backed Oracle Team USA takes America's Cup

In one of the most epic comebacks in recent sports history, Oracle Team USA wins the exciting final race in the 34th America's Cup to hold on to its defender title. Meanwhile, over at Oracle OpenWorld...

By September 25, 2013

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Samsung's World Cup ends late (and badly)

Samsung releases the second half of its World vs. Aliens soccer match after the World Cup is over. Did the aliens win? Did the world end?

By July 16, 2014

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World Cup the most talked about event on social media ever

Not only is Germany taking home the trophy, but Twitter and Facebook also saw record numbers during the games with more than 672 million tweets and 3 billion interactions during the last month.

By July 14, 2014

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The new Captain America adds black to the red, white, and blue

The elevation of Steve Rogers' right-hand man Sam Wilson, who is black, is a natural progression and Rogers' personal choice. Sorry Stephen Colbert, you got passed over.

By July 17, 2014

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Beats claims NFL players' DNA affected by headphone ban

Due to an NFL deal with Bose, players can't wear their Beats headphones during televised interviews.

By October 5, 2014

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High-tech America's Cup races into the future

CNET's Molly Wood sets sail with America's Cup Team Korea and takes an inside look at what makes its 45-foot catamarans the coolest tech rides on the water.

By October 1, 2012

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Ellison retrospective: An original straight out of central casting

Oracle's founder, who stepped down Thursday as CEO, has carved out a unique -- and sometimes controversial -- persona as a titan of tech.

By September 18, 2014

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Google's Independence Day Doodle celebrates the underdog

In a cute animated doodle, a young musician is struggling to keep up with a marching band. But struggle is part of America's glory.

By July 4, 2014

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Oracle’s Larry Ellison looking to buy the LA Clippers?

The billionaire CEO is said to be joining forces with record producer David Geffen and media mogul Oprah Winfrey to place a bid on the basketball team -- if and when it goes up for sale.

By April 30, 2014

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Billion-dollar babies: Far-out pet projects of the tech elite

From Ellison to Musk to Bezos, technology's richest can't seem to stay away from wacky desires to live forever, colonize other planets, and recreate the plot line of "Deep Impact," minus the apocalypse.

By October 26, 2013