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Google Glasses head to ballpark with Oakland A's pitchers

Relievers will be able to wear the high-tech specs on the field for team activities but not during games, the San Francisco Chronicle reports.

By Aug. 14, 2013

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Sochi visitors entering hacking 'minefield' by firing up electronics

According to an NBC News report, Russian hackers are attacking Olympics visitors' computers and phones the instant they turn them on. Par for the course for the broken $51 billion event.

By Feb. 5, 2014

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Once science fiction, it'll be reality in 2014

As we prepare for a new year, we're excited about gear that brings to life for the first time ideas that have long been only future tense.

By Dec. 20, 2013

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You got game? Prove it with electronic basketball

Equipped with sensors, 94Fifty can help you with your jump shot. But you still have to jump.

By Mar. 8, 2013

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Like bayonets, Wi-Fi hotspots aren't welcome at the Olympics

Olympics ticketholders take note: LOCOG decrees thou shalt not share connectivity between multiple gizmos.

By Jul. 26, 2012

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Overstock retreats from O.co name change

Internet retailer resurrects old Overstock.com brand for Web site and ads "for now" following customer confusion, its president tells AdAge. But Overstock says switching to the O.co brand is still a goal.

By Nov. 14, 2011

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Collecting autographs, voice recordings in a digital age

Kara Tsuboi and the CNET video team caught up with Toronto Blue Jays star Jose Bautista to learn more about Egraphs, a new online autograph service.

By Sep. 13, 2012

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All hope lost as Cheetah robot outruns Usain Bolt

Clocking a new speed record for legged robots, DARPA's robo-cheetah can hunt you down at more than 28 mph. You'll be safe if you never leave your car.

By Sep. 5, 2012

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iPhone 4S Olympics snaps put pro camera shots to shame

A series of brilliant Olympic snaps by The Guardian's Dan Chung prove that smart phones can be used to take amazing photos.

By Aug. 6, 2012

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New software could create computerized sportscasters

Algorithms from a Swiss developer could allow computers to track the real-time movements of athletes, making automated sports commentary possible.

By Nov. 11, 2011