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Viva la revolucion! Mercedes channels Che Guevara for car tech

At a rousing CES press conference, the German luxury car maker touted its vision of a connected car future, as well as a near-"communist" notion of car-sharing. The company also talked about autonomous cars as a way to promote safe transport.

By January 10, 2012

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Daimler taking 'auto-mobility' to next level (live blog)

In his CES keynote, Daimler Chairman Dieter Zetsche talked about the next generation of smart, connected cars, car-sharing, and electric vehicles.

By January 10, 2012

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Mercedes wants you to share cars like a Communist

During the company's press conference, it talked about one way to cut down on emissions: share rides. And it has an app for its connected-car tech that helps owners find riders.

By January 10, 2012

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How PayPal beat communists and civil servants at logic

After PayPal apologizes for freezing an account that attempted to raise money for poor children, what is deeply moving is the company's logic (or lack there of) in allowing only some causes to use its donate button.

By December 6, 2011

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Talking tech with Peter Thiel, investor and philanthropist (Q&A)

CNET chats with Peter Thiel, billionaire tech investor and philanthropist, on startups, the state of the tech economy, and what he's interested in now.

By October 3, 2011

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An 'Apple or Google country' out at sea?

Ex-Google employee Patri Friedman--grandson of Milton--wants to create "Burning Man meets Silicon Valley meets the water," 12 miles off the coast of San Francisco. He imagines "an Apple or Google country."

By June 3, 2011

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Buzz Out Loud 998: Dot communism

Chinese filtering software has been criticized for having holes. The solution? Fix it. How communist. We also give you a hack for getting free tethering on the iPhone and we bemoan the fate of MySpace.

By June 16, 2009

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Celebrating 50 years since Yuri Gagarin's 'Let's Go!'

On April 12, 1961, the Soviet cosmonaut became the first human to go into space. It took the Americans another year to put a man into orbit. Fifty years later, Gagarin's fame is as bright as ever, and he may be one of the few Soviets to retain his star power.

By April 12, 2011

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China-related DoS attack takes down Codero-hosted Web sites

Hosting provider says at least 5,000 sites were affected by a denial-of-service attack that appeared to come from China and to be related to a Chinese site critical of communism.

By March 8, 2011

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Twittering against communism

Anti-communist activists, convinced that Sunday's election in Moldova that resulted in a communist victory was rigged, take to Twitter to organize an uprising.

By April 8, 2009