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Rubik's Cube solved in less than a second...by a robot, of course

A talented machine lays claim to a new world record for solving a scrambled Rubik's Cube, and it's a wonder to behold.

By February 9, 2016

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This startup wants to offer on-demand shooting stars (Tomorrow Daily 228)

ALE is a Japanese company working on an interesting novelty: man-made, on-demand meteor showers. It might sound like a silly idea, but the company's founder wants to bring her product to the opening ceremonies of the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan.

By August 19, 2015

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Man-made meteor showers for Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games (Tomorrow Daily 228)

Ashley and Khail explain how a man-made meteor shower could make a big splash at the 2020 Summer Games, discuss a new full-body VR immersion system and wish they had enough money to afford a huge Lite-Brite for adults. #TD2020

By August 19, 2015

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Killer robots & an Olympic champion: Our favorite videos of the week

A roundup of our favorite CNET videos covering news, gadgets and more.

By July 11, 2015

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The tech Olympic skier Lindsey Vonn doesn't want rivals to use

Technology has changed how gold medalist Lindsey Vonn trains, from tracking sleep to recording workouts to analyzing her skiing technique. But to keep her advantage on the mountain, there's one technology she'd like to keep out of the hands of the competition: virtual reality.

July 8, 2015

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China promises more openness for possible Beijing 2022 Olympics

China says blocked US sites will be open to Web users during the Olympics, should Beijing be chosen as the venue for the games. But, it says, who in China wants to use them, anyway?

By March 25, 2015

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Finding an edge: Gold medalist Lindsey Vonn talks tech

From CNET Magazine: Olympic Alpine skier Lindsey Vonn is competitive, focused and determined to make a difference -- and not just on the slopes.

By July 7, 2015

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Caitlyn Jenner breaks record for sprint to 1 million Twitter followers

Olympic gold medalist and reality TV star, formerly known as Bruce Jenner, breaks President Obama's record for quickest to reach a million Twitter followers.

By June 1, 2015

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In Sochi, the Olympics-size job of running Olympics IT infrastructure

With several Olympics under its belt, Atos is supporting one of the largest IT infrastructures in sports history. If it succeeds, it's an unheralded hero. If it fails, it gets crucified.

By February 6, 2014

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Cyborgs to vie in Olympics for robot-assisted athletes

Get ready for the Cybathlon. The first Olympics for augmented humans will take place in Switzerland in 2016 and feature some of the top assistive gear around.

By March 27, 2014