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USA Hockey texts 67-year-old Canadian to say he made Olympic team

Using texts to inform people of major decisions is full of dangers, as the organizer's of the US Olympic hockey team just found out.

By January 3, 2014


CNET UK Podcast 247: Newz kid on the block

For the first time, an ISP has been ordered to block a pirate site. But you can't block the CNET UK team when we podcast the latest tech news and views.

By July 29, 2011


The 404 841: Where we take our show in vein (podcast)

Chaos is in the air on The 404 today as the show welcomes longtime friends Allie and Kenley to the program. The gang discusses the Stanley Cup riots in Vancouver and much more.

By June 16, 2011


Hockey robot's slapshot can reach 110 mph

Canada's Hockey Robotics has developed a robot with a wicked slapshot that may help reduce the frequency of hockey sticks breaking.

By June 6, 2011


CES: ReadiBand tracks activity, sleep patterns

Fatigue Science offers a digital watch and wrist movement detector that tracks activity to calculate fatigue risk based on sleep levels.

By January 7, 2011


Best crowd-sourced music videos: Weezer, Lily Allen and more

You're a clever bunch, you lot out there in Internetland. Pop stars including Cassius, Lily Allen, and Weezer have spotted your potential too.

By November 29, 2010


Google Transparency Report shows UK leads Europe for Web snooping

Britain leads Europe -- in the number of government requests to Google for our information.

By September 22, 2010


Scenes from an Olympic hockey game

CNET's Ina Fried bought a ticket on the street and managed to get caught up in Vancouver's hockey fever.

By February 17, 2010


No black Wii for the U.S.?

According GameDaily, a Nintendo rep says that the company has no plans to have other colored versions of the Wii come out in the U.S.

By July 20, 2009


Facebook maps the swine flu hysteria

Facebook releases a set of images, displaying discussion of the swine flu outbreak across the site.

By April 28, 2009