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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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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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Athletic outfits of the future sport high-tech extras

These concept sport outfits use wearable tech that puts flexible LED adverts and even live stats on your favourite player's chest.

By May 22, 2014

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Samsung said to sign three-year, $100 million deal with NBA

The South Korean electronics giant reportedly scores a courtside deal with the NBA to be its official provider of tablets and televisions.

By October 28, 2013

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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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10 must-see videos of the week

Apple Byte's reactions to WWDC, The 404 previews E3 2014, and Father's Day tech gifts with a twist.

By June 6, 2014

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FIFA to implement goal line tech in 2014 World Cup

At future World Cups, it will probably be rare to see a miscalled goal ruin the momentum of the game. Here's why.

By February 20, 2013