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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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Ted Cruz gets 'Shatnered' for saying Capt. Kirk was Republican

The Republican presidential hopeful believes the Capt. Kirk's "working class" status makes him lean to the right. Then, along came William Shatner.

By July 24, 2015

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Darth Vader trounces top US politicians in popularity poll

Whether running for office on Tattooine or in Washington, D.C., some of the nation's top political leaders would get walloped by Jedi, Sith lords, and even Jar Jar Binks.

By July 23, 2014

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Arnold Schwarzenegger says global warming isn't sci-fi

Technically Incorrect: The Terminator has seen sci-fi, he knows sci-fi. And global warming isn't it.

By July 22, 2015

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Senator Lindsey Graham shows how to smash your phone

Technically Incorrect: After Donald Trump revealed the senator's cell phone number, the phone had to be destroyed. But how to do it properly?

By July 22, 2015

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UK data retention scheme ruled unlawful

The UK High Court has ruled that Britain's DRIPA data retention scheme is "inconsistent" with European law. The government warns losing access to metadata could cost lives.

By July 20, 2015

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Crowdfunding lets people decide which products matter

History is littered with great ideas that died because they lacked financial backing. Digital payments and social networks are now seeding a surge of innovation.

By July 16, 2015

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Airbnb brings sharing economy under the microscope

The home-sharing site learns the hard way that it can't assume San Francisco supervisors won't change their minds -- even after they passed a law legalizing short-term rentals.

By July 12, 2015

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Two tweets, AU$80,000: Newspaper pays for defamation on Twitter

Typing 140 characters has come at a heavy price for an Australian newspaper after it was ordered to pay AU$80,000 for defaming one of the country's highest ranking politicians in two short tweets.

By June 30, 2015

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Aliens on the brain? Check out free sci-fi-comedy comic 'Shrinkage'

Ever wonder what's going on inside a politician's brain when he says something moronic? Blame tiny aliens! Writer Rob Kutner explains why his new comic may make us concerned for our next president's noggin.

By July 9, 2015