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Scientist: Hawking is 'brain in a vat'

commentary To celebrate Stephen Hawking's 71st birthday, a fellow scientist suggests that perhaps it is the machines rather than the man who should be celebrated. She compares him to Darth Vader.

By January 12, 2013

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​So you think you can't sing? Science says otherwise

Grab a mic! Most people can carry a tune, even if they think their voice would make Simon Cowell scowl, a researcher at Toronto's Royal Conservatory of Music says.

By May 22, 2015

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New sensations: The radically different Magnepan .7 speakers

The Magnepan .7 redefines the state of the art for affordable high-end speakers.

By May 16, 2015

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Europe tackles US giants in CNET UK podcast 432

The EU has plans for Google and Facebook, Sky has won its scrap with Skype and Tom Hardy has his sights set on a punishing superhero role.

By May 8, 2015

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Europe launches plan to tackle US online dominance

The European Commission wants to improve competition across the continent's single market, including an investigation into Internet giants like Google and Facebook.

By May 6, 2015

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Smile! The Joker to debut on Fox's 'Gotham' this season

The laughing lunatic will join the collection of villains already introduced on the show. Will his origin story involve a meteorite and immortality?

By February 3, 2015

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CES 2015: The final word

It's official: another CES is in the can. And with two show floors, it was more packed than ever. So what did we learn? And what does it mean for tech in 2015 and beyond?

By January 10, 2015

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Listen deeper: Genelec M030 speakers

Genelec enjoys a stellar reputation among studio professionals, but how do its speakers sound at home?

By January 5, 2015

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Absolutely sublime: Fostex TH500RP headphones

The Fostex TH500RP may be the best sounding high-end headphone you can buy in its price class.

By November 22, 2014

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Thanks to this little gizmo, LPs sound better than CDs or FLAC files

The Audiophiliac spends quality time listening to Schiit Audio's astonishingly great (and cheap) Mani phono preamplifier.

By November 1, 2014