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Ferguson, Mo., unrest tests legal right to film police

Reports from Missouri suggest police are demanding that people stop using mobile phones and other cameras to film their activities. Whose side is the law on?

By August 14, 2014

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Six-foot-tall Lego Bender hoards booze in its chest

Hey, baby, wanna kill all humans? A 6-foot Lego version of Bender from "Futurama" comes complete with a booze-filled chest cavity and a presidential cameo.

By June 20, 2014

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The speech Nixon had prepped for an Apollo 11 disaster

In the event the manned mission to the moon ended in disaster, President Nixon's chief speechwriter prepared a solemn text for his boss. Thankfully, he never delivered it.

By August 27, 2012

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Mark Consuelos talks tech and 'Alpha House' (Q&A)

The actor behind the "sexy senator" on Amazon's first series answers a few of CNET's questions about technology and the future of television.

By November 14, 2013

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Spying on the spies, a roundup of NSA news

State Department insider says German chancellor's reaction to phone tap may be an act; an enterprising tweeter works some spycraft on the NSA; Snowden speaks out; and more.

By October 24, 2013

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YouTube video elevates toothpick sculpture to high art

"Rolling Through the Bay," a sculpture made of more than 100,000 toothpicks and glue, depicts the San Francisco Bay area. CNET speaks with artist Scott Weaver.

By October 14, 2013

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Pebble, Gear...Fitbit Force? Making the case for 'semi-smart watch' over smartwatch

What does it take to make a great smartwatch? Maybe the key is just enough that's actually useful.

By October 11, 2013

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Obama, NSA dissed by report as Edward Snowden reappears

NSA surveillance and Obama administration policies are putting a damper on freedom of the press, says a report. Meanwhile, Prism leaker Edward Snowden accepts an award in Moscow.

By October 10, 2013

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Household plastic ingredient spotted in space

The Cassini spacecraft detects propylene, a chemical used to make everything from plastic bags to lab equipment, on Saturn's moon Titan.

By September 30, 2013

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Past as prologue? Vietnam-era spying by NSA comes to light

Newly declassified info details the NSA's surveillance of US antiwar figures. Meanwhile, present-day critics of the agency speak of misuse of powers, and the NSA's director defends his people.

By September 26, 2013