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pyrotechnics

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Social-equality debate triggers blowup between venture capitalists

A discussion on how San Francisco's tech community is falling short leads to verbal pyrotechnics between angel investor Ron Conway and former Facebooker Chamath Palihapitiya.

By June 9, 2014

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Behind the scenes of a fireworks spectacular

Fireworks shows are getting more elaborate, with carefully choreographed pyrotechnics and soundtracks. CNET's Kara Tsuboi shows us the old and new technology that goes into producing a huge fireworks show set to the music of Super Mario Bros.

By July 1, 2014

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Apple v. Samsung: Judge Koh loses cool over legal wrangling

Courtroom pyrotechnics: U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh makes it clear there have been too many low blows in the patent case.

By August 14, 2012

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Special-effects gurus of 'Tron' keep it real (Q&A)

CNET sits down with the Oscar-winning effects wizards behind "Tron:Legacy" to talk about how the film's visual pyrotechnics came about.

By September 28, 2010

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Chemists brew 'greener' fireworks

Researchers are cooking up safer, more eco-friendly pyrotechnics.

By July 3, 2008

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Ep. 1088: Where we get the short end of the shtick

Where was Gandalf at last night's Macy's 4th of July fireworks show last night? Jeff lets off steam about the lack of advancements in pyrotechnics, but at least we weren't in San Diego! Also on today's show: Dummy interns Tweet-talking coworkers, demographics on social networks, and fan-made 404 shirt show-and-tell!

By July 5, 2012

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The 404 1,088: Where we get the short end of the shtick (podcast)

Where was Gandalf at last night's Macy's Fourth of July fireworks show last night? Jeff lets off steam about the lack of advancements in pyrotechnics, but at least we weren't in San Diego! Also on today's show: Dummy interns tweet-talking coworkers, demographics on social networks, and fan-made 404 shirt show-and-tell!

By July 5, 2012

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Next army smokescreen could be eco-friendly, better on lungs

One is easier on the lungs, one on the planet, and two use compounds from fireworks. Any one of these being tested by the US Army could replace the WWII-era smoke grenades still in use.

By May 22, 2014

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Sega Toys helps you create your own fireworks

Sega Toys' Uchiage Hanabi Fireworks Projector brings the pyrotechnics and fiery colors right into your (preferably darkened) living room, complete with sounds.

By July 9, 2009

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May the fireworks be with you

For the Pyro Spectacular team that put on a recent "Star Wars" themed fireworks show at the Oakland Coliseum, it's a dangerous all-day job to put together a 15-minute show. CNET got the inside scoop.

By October 5, 2013