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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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Yeehaw! Swagbot is the world's finest robot cowboy (Tomorrow Daily 393)

An Australian university sends a robot out to herd sheep and cows; also, a brainwave-controlled system expands to allow one person control of up to four drones at once.

By July 19, 2016

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Australian Dropbears win the Quidditch World Cup

The fictional game invented by JK Rowling has turned into a global competition between 21 teams, and this year Australia has taken home the gold.

By July 25, 2016

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Behold the world's largest Nerf gun in action

YouTuber Mark Rober and the hosts of the "Eclectical Engineering" webseries build a gigantic Nerf gun to impress and intimidate family members in the ultimate toy battle.

By June 22, 2016

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The world's best headphone?

Sure, it's expensive, but the Focal Utopia redefines what it means to be an audiophile headphone in 2016.

By June 18, 2016

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At RNC, Peter Thiel talks gay pride, warns Republicans away from 'fake culture wars'

During a speech at the Republican National Convention, the PayPal co-founder calls gender issues a "distraction from our real problems" and says Trump can rebuild an ailing economy.

By July 21, 2016

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Exploring Deus Ex: Mankind Divided's open world, side quests, and more

Our recent hands-on time filled in some major blanks, including the game's Mass Effect-style social elements and semi-open-world structure.

By July 18, 2016

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Dubai unveils world's first 3D-printed office building

After nearly a year in development, Dubai unveils an open-plan office constructed using an industrial 3D printer.

By May 25, 2016

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Meet Vivo, the world's fifth largest smartphone maker

The Dongguan, China-based smartphone maker is now the fifth largest in the world, climbing the rankings on the back of increased international growth and a changing Chinese smartphone market.

By May 19, 2016

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McDonald's learns hard lesson: Don't let the internet name your products

Want slurs with your fries? Learn from Boaty McBoatface. An online promotion tasted pretty terrible for a McDonald's New Zealand site.

By July 21, 2016