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What if we called Web science 'psychohistory'? Internet pioneer recounts early notion

Web inventor Tim Berners-Lee had the sci-fi inspired name in mind, according to fellow innovator Wendy Hall, who spoke to CNET about the evolution of the World Wide Web.

By December 10, 2014

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CNET en Español's first anniversary and the state of diversity in the tech industry

Commentary: Marking its first anniversary, CNET en Español brings light to the most influential and outstanding Latinos in an industry that could do much better when it comes to diversity.

By September 19, 2014

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Google bores at I/O -- just the way it wanted

Forget "moon shots" and Billy Idol. Flashiness took a backseat to the expanding world of Android as Google presented a mature mobile operating system and new platforms to use it on.

By June 29, 2014

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After two months with Android, I'm going back to iPhone. Here's why.

While I can see the benefits of the Android platform, especially with regard to hardware, it's just not the mobile experience I want.

By March 28, 2014

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This Twitch Plays Pokemon-themed Flappy Bird clone might make the Internet implode

And just when you thought that either of these wacky fringe fascinations couldn't get better. Think again.

By March 13, 2014

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Snowden nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

Two members of the Norwegian parliament say NSA whistle-blower Edward Snowden has made "a critical contribution" to restoring the balance between national security and civil liberties.

By January 29, 2014

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'Neda' four years later and other viral moments

In the last four years, there has been no shortage of extraordinary moments that captured people's attention.

By June 14, 2013

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Google Glass and the third half of your brain

Google wants to be an extension of your mind. Glass, though accompanied by skepticism and fear, is a gateway for Google to achieve that goal.

By March 13, 2013

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Smart home of the future faces hurdles

The "Home of the Future" is on the way. But how long will it take to get here?

By June 29, 2012

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Street photography with Eric Kim

International street photographer Eric Kim takes time out from his Australian trip to teach us the intricate art of taking excellent street photos.

By May 10, 2012