Periscope wins round one of the live-streaming fight.
Apps like Periscope and Meerkat were hotspots to watch the Mayweather-Pacquiao fight on Saturday for free, thanks to people. But while Twitter works out the future of video piracy on its app, and will give it a boost to compete:
Also in CNET Update, we take a look at this year's May the 4th festivities -- a celebration of Star Wars fandom. The date has become an unofficial holiday as a pun on the phrase "May the force be with you." (May the fourth be with you.) But with the next movie soon to debut, Vanity Fair is using the day to promote its next issue, featuring some new character details with a .
Realizing fans are hungry for the new Star Wars movies, several online shops treat the day as a Black Friday for geeks, with sales on all Star Wars merchandise. But fans should save their money for September 4, the date new movie toys go on sale.
Over in our own galaxy, Italian astronaut Sam Cristoforetti is showing her Star Trek pride. With a special machine designed for zero-gravity, she brewed and sipped the first cup of espresso in space, while sporting the uniform of Star Trek's Captain Janeway -- known for her love of coffee.
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