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Dragon-slaying politician masters art of wacky campaign ads

An alien, a dragon and an oversize goose make cameo appearances in Canadian politician Wyatt Scott's political ad, the nuttiest of the year.

By August 12, 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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Petition for Jon Stewart to moderate presidential debate is no joke

A Change.org petition for the former "Daily Show" host to wrangle candidates at a major debate next year has gone viral, garnering almost 200,000 signers in just two days.

By August 21, 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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How blazing Internet speeds helped Chattanooga shed its smokestack past

For Road Trip 2015, CNET looks at how one Southern city's embrace of superfast Internet turned it into a magnet for tech entrepreneurs.

By August 20, 2015

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Seattle wants the tech scene, but not the division that could come with it

The Emerald City is brewing plenty of startups, thanks in part to tech giants like Microsoft and Amazon. But can it avoid a rift in the community?

By August 17, 2015

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Facebook tests revamped 'notes' to counter Tumblr and Medium

The social-networking giant is allowing some users to create blog posts that have a new slick look and feel, a sign of Facebook's growing ambitions.

By August 17, 2015

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The smartphone battleground of India -- and why Xiaomi wants in

India is the world's fastest growing smartphone market, predicted to overtake the US in just two years. And it's already becoming one of the most bitterly fought-over pieces of turf in the global smartphone war.

By August 14, 2015

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In this fake city, cars learn to talk to each other

As part of Road Trip 2015, CNET visits Mcity, a 32-acre fake city in Michigan designed to test self-driving cars' navigation and communication abilities -- and to keep research from migrating to Silicon Valley.

By July 30, 2015

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'Mission: Impossible -- Rogue Nation' is breakneck, breathless fun (review)

The fifth movie in Tom Cruise's superspy series combines old-school skullduggery with cutting-edge action.

By July 29, 2015