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For data-driven Oakland A's, the 'IT coach' sets the defense

For eight years, A's coach Tye Waller has been collecting data on opposing players and methodically building an application that gives the team an advantage on defense and on the bases.

By August 17, 2014

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No good alternative for Aereo cord cutters without antennas

In this edition of Ask Maggie, CNET's Marguerite Reardon explains why the Supreme Court's Aereo decision was bad for those who've ditched traditional TV service.

By July 18, 2014

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How GE got on track toward the smartest locomotives ever

These sensor-packed locomotives compute some 150,000 data points per minute. CNET Road Trip 2014 got a chance to see how they're built.

By June 21, 2014

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The most influential person in history, according to Wikipedia

The father of modern taxonomy beats Shakespeare, Jesus and Napoleon as the most influential person in history, according to Wikipedia PageRank figures.

By June 11, 2014

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3D-printed San Francisco -- the next great tool in city planning

Attention, politicians and real estate developers: a 3D-printed model offers a different take on new buildings, old highway routes, and even sunlight patterns.

By May 29, 2014

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​Google's self-driving car turns out to be a very smart ride

Don't mock Google's robo-cars. A ride in one shows that you, the driver, may soon be obsolete.

By May 14, 2014

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Track the numbers that matter most with Numerous

This new app wants to help you track the most important numbers in your life.

By May 1, 2014

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Is music ever worthy of your full attention?

Is having music "on" the same thing as actually listening to it?

By April 19, 2014

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Whistle, the Fitbit for dogs, makes push into mainstream

Aimed at gathering data to help track and improve a dog's health, the wireless tracking device lands in PetSmart stores next week. And there's now an Android version of the app.

By February 27, 2014

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With NSA reform, what does more disclosure from tech firms mean?

While technology companies can now release the number of user data requests they receive from the government, civil liberties groups say this is just a small step.

By January 27, 2014