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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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Why Flappy Bird was just the start for Vietnam's startup scene

Road Trip 2015: The first in a two-part series on Vietnam's startup scene and how the government is trying to rev up investment and interest in businesses that hope to be the next viral hit.

By July 26, 2015

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Bill Gates tops Forbes list of 400 richest people in America

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg saw the biggest jump in wealth among all the people on the list, earning him the No. 11 spot.

By September 29, 2014

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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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Schooling Vietnam: How tech companies are training the next wave of workers

For Road Trip 2015, CNET travels to Vietnam to explore how its citizens are beefing up their technical know-how for the digital age.

By July 22, 2015

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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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Real velociraptor claw is way better than a 'Jurassic World' toy

The ultimate "Jurassic World" collectible isn't sold in toy stores. You can buy a real velociraptor claw fossil from a specialty dealer.

By June 29, 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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Samsung, LG smartwatches give up personal data to researchers

In an era of identity theft and government surveillance, two smartwatches might not be doing you any favors keeping your privacy intact.

By June 11, 2015

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'Battlebots' champion uses smartphones to help robots see the world

For Road Trip 2015, we chat with Donald Hutson, one of the reigning robot warriors, about cheaper machines and how the ubiquity of mobile devices will help push robots into the mainstream.

By July 19, 2015