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John Nash, 'Beautiful Mind' mathematician, and wife die in car crash

Their marriage, and Nash's Nobel-worthy work on game theory, were at the heart of the 2001 film. At the time of their deaths, John was 86 years old and Alicia was 82.

By May 24, 2015

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The stylish, economical LG G3 Vigor (pictures)

Get up-close and personal with LG's latest smartphone.

7 Images By October 30, 2014

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To tip or not to tip drivers, that is Uber's question

People do it with taxis, people do it with Lyft. Now, drivers for the ride-hailing service are petitioning Uber to allow for cashless tipping by including an in-app gratuity feature.

By February 16, 2015

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Alibaba's Taobao gets evicted from Taiwan over investment rule violation

Taiwanese authorities have ordered the e-commerce company to leave Taiwan within six months.

By May 20, 2015

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How streaming makes a hit record last longer

Record industry insiders have given an insight into how streaming services like Spotify and Tidal offer new long-term benefits -- but how do artists keep fans interested?

By May 15, 2015

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Meet the world's most successful geek-turned-politician

In Iceland recently, CNET's Eric Mack tracked down one of the world's most impressive geek politicians, Pirate Party leader Birgitta Jonsdottir.

By May 12, 2015

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​How a French vacation shows we need high-tech addresses

Even in the Net era, physical addresses are important in mature and developing economies. That's why companies like Google and What3words offer global location-encoding systems.

By May 10, 2015

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Small-town tech hub sneers at you, because it thinks you sneer at it

Technically Incorrect: Champaign-Urbana, Ill., the place that educated Mark Andreessen among others, thinks you associate it with "overweight white people." So it makes an ad to say so and get you to bring your tech skills there.

By May 9, 2015

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Everyday injustices for working women: The slights add up

Commentary: If you want to make a difference in gender equality, consider the subtle and often subconscious ways in which women are overlooked, devalued and underestimated in the business world.

By May 9, 2015

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Find this plant and you'll have a good chance of finding diamonds

A rare African plant can serve as a beacon that points the way to diamond deposits deep beneath the Earth, new research shows.

By May 7, 2015