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'Anti Vuvuzela Filter' promises quieter World Cup

An online company has begun marketing an "Anti Vuvuzela Filter" that promises to silence the sound of the controversial plastic trumpets that have become the trademark of South Africa's World Cup.

Jun 15, 2010
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Ronaldo scores on Google

Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo is the player Google users are searching for the most as the World Cup gets underway in South Africa.

Jun 11, 2010
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Best Team Not Guaranteed World Cup Success

The World Cup offers fans of the globe's most popular sport the chance to thrill and agonize over the ups and downs of their nations' teams. For scientists, whether or not they are fans, it's another chance ...

Jun 11, 2010
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Twitter launches own site for World Cup

A number of World Cup teams have banned their players from using Twitter during the tournament but the micro-blogging service is getting in on the act with its own site for the event.

Jun 11, 2010
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Professor predicts Brazil will win World Cup

(PhysOrg.com) -- Government professor Christopher Anderson, a former semi-pro soccer player, has launched a statistically based soccer blog. He predicts Brazil will take the cup in South Africa this summer.

Jun 09, 2010
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World Cup coverage expands on the Web, cell phones

(AP) -- With games airing live on cell phones and computers, the World Cup will get more online coverage than any major sporting event yet. Watching highlights the next day on TV or YouTube will suddenly ...

Jun 09, 2010
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