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Human-powered helicopter finally takes Sikorsky Prize

For the first time since its introduction in 1980, the $250,000 Sikorsky Prize for a human-powered helicopter flight has actually been awarded.

By July 11, 2013

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Samsung, Intel dangle $4M in prizes for Tizen apps

Winning apps are eligible for prizes that range between $50,000 and $200,000, as the two companies attempt to spur development in their upstart operating system.

By July 8, 2013

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Internet pioneers to collect first Queen Elizabeth Prizes

The queen of England will award the trophies Wednesday for a new million-pound prize to encourage engineering to Tim Berners-Lee, Robert Kahn, Vint Cerf, Marc Andreessen, and Louis Pouzin.

By June 24, 2013

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Queen Elizabeth honors Marc Andreessen, others with engineering prize

The first QEPrize will go to Andreessen along with Louis Pouzin, Robert Kahn, Vinton Cert, and Tim Berners-Lee for ground-breaking work that led to the Internet and World Wide Web.

By March 18, 2013

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Netflix kicks off $100K Cloud Prize competition

Developers, Netflix wants you to come up with new ways to improve the video service's features, usability, quality, reliability, and security.

By March 14, 2013

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Mark Zuckerberg co-sponsors $33M prize to extend human life

Backed by tech luminaries, the Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences, a $3 million reward, is being presented to 11 different scientists for their efforts to cure diseases.

By February 20, 2013

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Sustainable fishing 'SafetyNet' catches big prize

This year's James Dyson Award for design goes to an innovative commercial fishing net system that could make the practice far more sustainable by saving millions of fish annual.

By November 8, 2012

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Hacker wins $60,000 prize for breaking into Google Chrome

A hacker known as Pinkie Pie scored another win in a Google-sponsored contest by uncovering a flaw in the Chrome browser.

By October 11, 2012

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Nobel Prize in physics awarded for work in quantum optics

Two researchers independently have developed ways to measure and manipulate individual particles while preserving their quantum-mechanical nature.

By October 9, 2012

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Road Trip Pic of the Day, 7/26: What is this?

If you know what today's picture is, you could be eligible to win a prize in the CNET Road Trip Picture of the Day contest.

By July 26, 2013