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world's richest person

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Bill Gates reclaims 'world's richest person' title with $76B

For the first time in four years, Microsoft's chairman beats out telecom mogul Carlos Slim. Other tech execs grace the list this year, including Ellison, Page, Bezos, Zuckerberg, and some newcomers.

By March 3, 2014

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The Most Exciting Tech in the World

Robots, space travel and living in the Matrix. CNET editors from around the globe get personal about the tech that fires them up the most.

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Bow down to the King of the Hammers

If you've never heard of King of the Hammers, we've got your primer right here. Read up on the week's events and be ready to enjoy the Hammers January 31-February 5.

By January 29, 2016

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Intel wants to personalize your computing world

Intel's developer conference kicked off this week in San Francisco, with the chipmaker showcasing technology built for everyone from shoppers to bikers. CNET.com's Lexy Savvides has the latest on the company's new twist on personal computing.

By August 19, 2015

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Facebook takes a shot at gun sellers

The world's largest social network is banning private gun sales on its site, joining a larger debate about how guns are handled in the US.

By January 29, 2016

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Bill Gates crowned world's richest person, once again

The Microsoft co-founder unseats telecommunications tycoon Carlos Slim for the first time in four years.

By May 16, 2013

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Facebook needs more friends in its new Sports Stadium

Not only is it hard to find Sports Stadium on Facebook's iPhone app, but it may be lonely once you do.

By January 24, 2016

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G20 world leaders' personal information leaked in 'email error'

Australian G20 organisers have been left red-faced after it was revealed an email autofill error led to a leak of passport details for 31 world leaders, including Barack Obama, Vladimir Putin and more.

By March 30, 2015

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Bill Gates still world's second richest person

Microsoft's co-founder was once again topped by Mexican businessman Carlos Slim Helu, according to Forbes' list of the world's billionaires.

By March 4, 2013

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The best of personal tech: Mobile World Congress 2015

Mobile World Congress in Barcelona showcases the best and latest smartphones and other everyday devices you're going to want this year.

By January 29, 2015

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Samsung Galaxy S6's missing features and split-personality problem

Is Samsung afraid to commit to one Galaxy S6? The two new models are the same, except for the screen -- and both remove features fans loved. Meanwhile, HTC shows off the Grip fitness band and Vive VR headset.

By March 2, 2015