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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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Deflategate: NFL consults with physicists

Technically Incorrect: It seems one can never know enough about how temperature affects the air pressure in a football. As part of its investigation, the NFL team reportedly is researching gas physics. Really.

By January 28, 2015

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Android outpaces iOS in porn viewing, study says

Technically Incorrect: An intense and deep data presentation by a porn site displays some stunning information. For example, 83 percent of desktop porn views on the site are through Windows.

By January 9, 2015

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Inside MotoGP: How ASIMO's tech makes for faster motorcycles

Honda's MotoGP bikes are the fastest in the world, and the technology they pack is a big part of the puzzle. Join us for a look at what it takes to win a world championship.

By November 7, 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