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Bono: Apple is 'like a religious cult'

Speaking at the Cannes Advertising Festival with Apple's Jony Ive, U2's front man bemoans Apple's obsession with, well, itself.

By June 23, 2014

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Scary or cool? Directors can track how that film makes you feel

Behind the scenes: What happens when you wear a biosensor to the movies? CNET's Stephen Shankland traveled to Cannes to find out.

By June 19, 2014

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Twitter boards the dronie train with snapshot-taking drone

Twitter has unveiled a new account for a quadcopter drone taking snapshots at the Cannes Lions festival.

By June 17, 2014

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Kanye West: Samsung is 'not quite Apple'

The self-proclaimed style icon explains at the Cannes Advertising Festival that because Samsung worked with Jay-Z, Apple had to buy Beats.

By June 17, 2014

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Want to curb texting and driving? Turn it into a joke

An Australian train safety campaign called "Dumb Ways to Die" is winning big at this week's Cannes Advertising Festival. Might such a jokey style persuade those who cannot help texting at the wheel?

By June 18, 2013

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Spying elite toys at the Cannes Film Festival

This epicenter for international cinema is also gathering point for elite global wealth and the perfect spot for companies to lay out their highest-end attractions.

By May 23, 2011

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15 sights at Cannes you won't see at SXSW (photos)

The Cannes Film Festival and SXSW share some similarities. Both are media fests, draw large crowds, and feature film screenings. But just as a $5,000 pair of Berluti shoes aren't a pair of well-worn cowboy boots, the French Riviera isn't Texas.

15 Images By May 23, 2011

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HP: TouchPad will become 'number one plus'

In Cannes, HP's European chief talks up the prospects for the WebOS-based tablet, due this summer, saying it'll appeal to both consumers and corporate customers.

By May 23, 2011

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Man's life to be controlled by Twitter users for one week

A man has decided that, in an attempt to get to the Cannes Lions International Advertising Festival in France, he will allow his Twitter followers to rule his life for one week. He will be recording everything with a Web cam.

By June 16, 2010

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Photos: Renault Laguna coupe debuts at Cannes

To celebrate its 25-year association with the town's eponymous Film Festival, Renault took the wraps off its new Laguna coupe at Cannes on the French Riviera.

8 Images By May 26, 2008