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IeSF reverses position on male-only e-sports championships

After receiving criticism for its male-only e-sports championships, the International e-Sports Federation has opened those tournaments to all comers.

By July 2, 2014

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Rare Nintendo World Championships cart fetching $5K on eBay

The cartridge, if real, is one of only 116 Nintendo produced for an event back in 1990.

By January 24, 2014

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Polestar takes world's safest car to the track

Volvo's reputation for safety is unparalleled, but that doesn't mean the cars can't also be fun. Tuner company Polestar lets CNET editor Wayne Cunningham drive laps in its special-edition S60.

By September 24, 2014

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California bill would ban police drone spying without warrant

The bill, which is now on the governor's desk, pits privacy advocates against law enforcement interests in managing the emerging technology.

By September 12, 2014

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World Cup first to break 1 billion interactions on Facebook

The international soccer championship is leaving its mark on the social network.

By June 30, 2014

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LeBron heads back to Cleveland. Was big data right?

The great, mind-dulling debate about where LeBron James would end up took a new twist when famed data nerd Nate Silver weighed in.

By July 11, 2014

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World Cup's Germany-Brazil game is most-tweeted sports event

The match between Germany and Brazil generated 35.6 million tweets, breaking a Twitter record.

By July 9, 2014

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Dutch airline's 'adios amigos' tweet appalls Mexicans

After the Netherlands barely beats Mexico in the World Cup, KLM, its national airline, emits an ill-considered tweet, complete with graphic of a man in a sombrero.

By June 29, 2014

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New Super Smash Bros., open-world Zelda game highlight Nintendo's Wii U lineup at E3

Nintendo needs to make the Wii U compelling again. Here's the list of games hitting this year, in 2015, and beyond.

By June 10, 2014

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Formula E: Welcome to the future of motorsport

This year marks the first ever season of Formula E, an all-electric racing championship. We caught up with the engineers, drivers and F1 legend Alain Prost to find out about this new motorsport.

May 19, 2014