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Microsoft's new gig: Virtual host to robotics competitions

The software maker also expects to unveil a preview of its newest robotics developer platform. Will the company be at the center of a coming age of consumer bots?

By Apr. 9, 2008

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Google fixes 7 Chrome security holes just before CanSecWest

The day before two annual Google-sponsored hacking contests kick off at a security conference in Vancouver, Google tidies up some of Chrome's loose ends.

By Mar. 12, 2014

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Justin Timberlake tops billing of iTunes Festival this year

London performances of 60 acts, which also include Jessie J and Thirty Seconds to Mars, can be seen live or on-demand by iOS users every night in September. But only competition winners get free tickets.

By May. 30, 2013

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Take a 3D satellite flyover of the Sochi Olympics

The 2014 Winter Olympics in Russia are spread out across seaside and ski resorts near the Black Sea. Take a two-minute tour of all the facilities from above.

By Feb. 8, 2014

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X Prize crowdsources three contests tackling ocean health

As oceans become overfished, polluted, and warmer, the X Prize foundation is looking to the public to come up with ideas for three new challenges to pose to the world's top innovators.

By Oct. 22, 2013

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Study finds online gamers aren't antisocial basement dwellers

After observing the behaviors of thousands of gamers, with a focus on MMORPGs, researchers conclude that loners are the outliers, not the norm.

By Mar. 28, 2014

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StarCraft player recognized by US as pro athlete

Some say playing video games is a waste of time. But it earned South Korea's Dong-hwan "Violet" Kim a career in the United States.

By Dec. 11, 2013

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Yahoo, NBC extend digital pact to 2014 Winter Olympics

In addition to live steams and highlights, the two will partner on digital segments of news and analysis.

By Dec. 16, 2013

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When the zombie apocalypse hits, pray you're in Alaska

Real estate site Estately has compiled data on which states stand the best chance of surviving the brain eaters. Live in Alaska and you should be OK. In Jersey, you better have a good plan B.

By Mar. 24, 2014

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Mark Cuban music fest designed for schmoozing while grooving

The serial entrepreneur is promoting Recess, a music festival, pitch competition, and student job fair rolled into one. The "Shark Tank" star tells CNET why he's backing it.

By Mar. 20, 2014