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Genius hacker Walter O'Brien tells us about the true-life origins of Scorpion

When Scorpion makes its debut on Monday night, it will bring hacking and computer security to prime time like never before. Scorpion is based on the real-world exploits of Walter O'Brien, who online goes by the same handle. Walter joined us on the set to tell us how one Scorpion led to another.

By September 19, 2014

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Scorpion's origin: The real-world story behind CBS's new drama

While stories inspired by reality always take some liberties with the truth, the new prime-time drama "Scorpion" has its roots in a real person: genius hacker Walter O'Brien. We visited the set of the show to speak with him and get the inside story on the show's creation.

By September 19, 2014

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Nadella's pitch to Microsoft developers: Stick with us

The new CEO promises developers gathered for annual Build confab in San Francisco that Microsoft can offer them the tools they need to compete in increasingly cross-platform world.

By April 2, 2014

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Apple's marketing chief takes to Twitter to knock Samsung

In another tweet-based shot at the competition, Apple's Phil Schiller has taken aim at Samsung's just released Galaxy Note 3 for allegedly boosting benchmark scores.

By October 1, 2013

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Conan's hit men mock Google's algorithmic certainty

Team Coco decides it's time to expose Google's claims that it can predict a movie's success.

By July 2, 2013

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Conan: Apple is drunk with power

In yet another dig at the iPad Mini, comedian Conan O'Brien says he has unearthed an ad showing that iPads of every size will soon be released. They include, for example, the iPad Mini Mega Micro.

By October 30, 2012

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Microsoft opens the Windows Store. Will app makers walk in?

The software giant hosts the four-day Build conference in Redmond, starting today, hoping to lure developers to create programs to sell in its app marketplace.

By October 30, 2012

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Virtual reality vs. PTSD: Helping combat vets heal

Researchers at USC's Institute for Creative Technologies are using virtual reality systems to help combat post-traumatic stress disorder. CNET Road Trip 2012 stopped by to learn more.

By July 2, 2012

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Charity Bribes: Coerce celebs for a good cause

Want Donald Trump to post a picture of his hair when he wakes up? You might just get your wish, if a new site that trades amusing celeb stunts for charity dollars takes off.

By March 30, 2012

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Behind the scenes at Microsoft's Channel 9

As Microsoft prepares to reveal details about the upcoming version of Windows at its Build conference next week, it will rely on its in-house video unit to evangelize to developers.

By September 8, 2011