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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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Facebook death threats for soccer referee

After Wednesday's big semifinal between Chelsea and Barcelona doesn't go Chelsea's way, fans turn to Facebook to make death threats against the Norwegian referee.

By May 7, 2009

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Digital referees to avoid conference room fights

"RoomWizard" makes and monitors office schedules.

By January 14, 2008

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Goal-line technology hits Premier League for first time

Referees will be left in no doubt when a goal has been scored as Hawk-Eye goal-line technology comes to British football.

By August 9, 2013

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NBA makes Mark Cuban pay $50k over critical tweet

The fiery Dallas Mavericks owner earns a jaw-dropping fine for criticizing basketball referees on Twitter.

By January 9, 2013

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Ep. 1137: Where we're changing the rules

Aunt Jill educates us on how to atone for our sins...and why scab referees have no place in the NFL. We'll also check out the teaser for MySpace's second relaunch while Jeff explains his secret plan to monetize mobile applications, because Facebook certainly hasn't figured it out yet.

By September 25, 2012

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The 404 1,137: Where we're changing the rules (podcast)

Aunt Jill educates us on how to atone for our sins and why scab referees have no place in the NFL. We'll also check out the teaser for Myspace's second relaunch while Jeff explains his secret plan to monetize mobile applications, because Facebook certainly hasn't figured it out yet.

By September 25, 2012

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World Cup 2014 makes history with new goal-line tech

For the first time ever, the world's soccer governing body has permitted technology to help game officials detect whether the ball enters the goal.

By June 8, 2014

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Ad imagines stealthy World Cup-killing soda can

What do you do when your country is gripped by soccer fever and you don't give a lick for it? In this ad, you turn off all the TVs with a spylike soda can.

By June 20, 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