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​Soon, you too will be able to learn Dothraki

The linguist behind the language of the wild horsemen in "Game of Thrones" previews his forthcoming Dothraki primer at San Diego Comic-Con -- and offers some language lessons.

By 29 July 2014

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Unified Weapons Master offers high-tech gladiatorial combat

Two combatants clad in high-tech armour battle it out with classic weaponry in a modern arena. That's sport of the future according to Unified Weapons Master.

By 16 July 2014

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New Sony Xperia C3 is all about the selfie

The Sony Xperia C3 packs a 5-megapixel front-facing camera with a flash for feeding your selfie habit.

By 8 July 2014

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The robot that can be programmed by talking to it

Rather than requiring complex strings of precise instructions, researchers are teaching robots to understand colloquial, spoken commands.

By 24 June 2014

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The most influential person in history, according to Wikipedia

The father of modern taxonomy beats Shakespeare, Jesus and Napoleon as the most influential person in history, according to Wikipedia PageRank figures.

By 12 June 2014

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How modern tech makes photographing the World Cup a snap

A lot's changed for veteran shooters like Getty Images' Richard Heathcote. Powerful tools speed the tourney's best shots to fans.

By 8 June 2014

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Microsoft's Cortana doesn’t speak Spanish, for now

The virtual personal assistant to be released with the new Windows Phone 8.1 update will speak in English and then Chinese. Spanish won’t be available until 2015.

By 4 April 2014

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2014: The year connected TVs go simple

Sony, LG, Hisense, and TCL enjoyed the CES spotlight for a deceptive innovation in TVs: Keep them simple, stupid. This may be the year Internet-connected TVs come into their own, but is that enough?

By 8 January 2014

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Behind Samsung's push to rule the world

Samsung wants to be all things to all people. CNET's Shara Tibken went to South Korea to discover how it does just that.

By 9 December 2013

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NASA balks at billionaire's request for Mars mission aid

First "space tourist" Dennis Tito asks agency to chip in with some new rockets and cash for a 2017 manned mission. NASA says thanks, but no thanks.

By 21 November 2013