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DeGeneres' Oscar tweet leads to $3M Samsung donation

After the Academy Awards host set Twitter records with more than 3.2 million people retweeting her selfie, the smartphone maker pledges to give millions to charity.

By March 4, 2014

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Oscar winner '12 Years a Slave' sees illegal downloads triple

One of the side effects of winning an Academy Award for best picture is experiencing an uptick in piracy.

By March 4, 2014

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DeGeneres' Oscar selfie tweet captures retweet crown

A star-studded tweet by the Oscars host quickly blows past President Obama's re-election tweet from 2012.

By March 2, 2014

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Ellen's subtle, blurry Samsung selfie at Oscars

If Samsung is sponsoring the Oscars, then you'd better use a Samsung phone for the most modern purpose possible. Especially if you're the presenter.

By March 2, 2014

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Oscar overload brings down ABC live stream

Brief outage to live stream over the Internet as a result of heavy demand leads to temporary service outage.

By March 2, 2014

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Ellen does Samsung Oscars selfie, tweets from iPhone backstage

It seems that brand loyalty only goes so far. Perhaps 40 feet.

By March 2, 2014

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For Oscars ads, Samsung is at one with Microsoft notion

So the big new idea for Apple's greatest rival is: One Samsung. Wait, isn't Microsoft all about One Microsoft? Or was that last year's model?

By March 2, 2014

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Behind the Oscar-nominated sounds of 'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug'

If pictures have 3D, then sound has Dolby Atmos. Academy Award-winning sound mixer Christopher Boyes tells CNET how he used the audio tech to give moviegoers a more engrossing experience.

By February 28, 2014

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Oscars to stream live Sunday, but only for some

You must live in one of eight cities and already pay one of eight television providers to access the first live digital stream of an Academy Awards ceremony on Sunday.

By February 27, 2014

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Tweet 10,000 times, and Edward Norton and God show up

An unaired "SNL" sketch reveals what happens when you've written 10,000 tweets. You get a celebrity kiss, a visit from Woody Harrelson dressed as God and an elaborate music-dance routine.

By November 23, 2014