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World Cup referees to use goal-line technology to settle the score

The time-honored tradition of the FIFA World Cup is getting a surge of new technology when it kicks off in Brazil. This year, the referees will get a sophisticated camera network to help verify goals, cutting the chances of controversy. CNET's Kara Tsuboi explains how this goal line tech works.

By June 6, 2014

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World speed texting record broken on an iPhone 6 Plus

Brazilian teen Marcel Fernandes Filho uses a Fleksy keyboard and a very large phone to break his own texting record.

By November 18, 2014

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Coaches could challenge refs with TV replays, says soccer boss Sepp Blatter

The controversial World Cup boss appears to soften his stance on technology with proposals for TV replays aiding appeals from coaches.

By September 8, 2014

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Google finds right to be forgotten 'difficult', but says it's 'learning'

A Google spokesperson confronted by the BBC over the removal of articles from search results admits it is in a "learning process."

By July 4, 2014

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At World Cup, goal-line tech causes controversy

During France vs. Honduras, most naked eyes say the ball didn't cross the goal line, but new technology disagreed.

By June 15, 2014

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Samsung (with Messi) vs. aliens in Save the World Cup final

Samsung releases its big game ad, in which stars such as Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo fight to preserve the world against aliens.

By June 9, 2014

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Steve Ballmer wins bid to buy LA Clippers, report says

The Los Angeles Times is reporting that former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer is buying the LA Clippers from the controversial Sterling family.

By May 29, 2014

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Physicist Hawking calculates something serious: World Cup odds

Stephen Hawking gets together with betting chain Paddy Power to offer his brain power in predicting likely winners.

By May 28, 2014

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Roaming charges should pack their bags, says EU vote

European lawmakers vote to end international roaming charges by the end of 2015.

By April 3, 2014

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Free cloud services compared

Not all cloud services are built alike. We take a look at some of the most popular options — what they're for, how you can use them and, most importantly, what you get.

By March 17, 2014