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Scientists make quantum leap, teleport data from light to matter

In another breakthrough in the weird, wonky world of quantum physics, researchers teleport data an unprecedented distance with a novel technique -- inching us closer to the rise of a 'quantum Internet.'

By September 23, 2014

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8 Ball Pool (iOS)

Despite a few hiccups, 8 Ball Pool is an addictive, straightforward billiards app that is endlessly entertaining, whether you're a pool shark or not.

April 8, 2013

4 stars Editors' rating April 8, 2013

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SW:TOR Cantina Tour keeps the party going

Call it a massively multiguested question-dodging event, or just a good time. Lots of fans, including CNET's Kelsey Adams, show up to find out just how far away the future is for this "Star Wars"-based MMO.

By March 5, 2013

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Urinal sticker aims to stem flow of dirty men's rooms

The Thermal Urinal Fly sticker "aims to make the world's restrooms cleaner and safer-one urinal at a time." No, really.

By May 17, 2011

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Marvel vs. Capcom 3: Just don't blink

It's certainly been a long time coming, but Capcom is finally ready to release Marvel vs. Capcom 3: Fate of Two Worlds on PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. There's no doubt fans of the series will instantly identify with the update, but is there enough new elements to keep their attention as well as newcomers to the franchise?

By February 16, 2011

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Sony unveils 'Next Generation Portable,' the new PSP

In Tokyo, Sony rolls out the first complete revamp of its PlayStation Portable. With a 5-inch OLED screen, dual analog sticks, 3G, Wi-Fi, and more, it's an exciting reboot for the PSP line.

By January 26, 2011

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Physics algorithm kick-starts RoboCup soccer bots

Carnegie Mellon's bots have improved programming that might let them beat rivals at RoboCup 2010. They're able to predict where the ball will go instead of just reacting.

By June 14, 2010

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The 404 557: Where we just add water (podcast)

Wilson's taking a three-day weekend to recuperate from last week's Apple madness, so Natali takes his place to kick off this week of Apple-free episodes...not.

By April 12, 2010

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GameCrush: Pay to play--with girls

The new social-networking site acts as a way to let nerdy boys pay cute girls for their attention. What could possibly go wrong here?

By March 23, 2010

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Xbox Live: online gaming FAQ

This resource rounds up answers to all the questions we are frequently asked about gaming online with Xbox Live, from getting connected to games, membership, points and more.

By February 25, 2009