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Dear piracy apologists: Downloading unreleased films is not cool

Commentary: Even in the age of Spotify and Netflix, the movie-going experience remains largely intact. Not because of greed, but because filmmaking has no good alternative.

By July 29, 2014

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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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Yahoo's Mayer 'apologized' for being late to advertiser dinner

CEO Marissa Mayer reportedly overslept and arrived two hours late for the event. Her late appearance apparently upset attendees, including the CEO of one of the world's four largest ad firms.

By June 25, 2014

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Neil DeGrasse Tyson: US need not lose its edge in science

The famed astrophysicist says there's a reason some chemical elements are named for places in the US -- and that we don't have to leave those glory days in the past.

By June 20, 2014

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Sandberg: Bring the personal touch to Facebook ads

Facebook's operations chief warns that users might banish traditional advertising the way they ignore annoying friends. Precise targeting means it doesn't have to be that way.

By June 18, 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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'Bridge of Life' projects messages to prevent suicides

A bridge in South Korea where many people have taken their lives has been revamped with inspirational messages of hope that light up as people walk by.

By June 25, 2013