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Mixed Signals Prompt Tweaks to World Cup Goal-line Technology

Goal or no goal? Computer programmers are rushing to avoid a repeat of the mixed signals sent out to viewers by soccer's new goalline technology during Sunday's World Cup Group E between France and Honduras. The video technology, which was called upon for the first time at the World Cup, gave a verdict of “No goal” for a shot from France's Karim Benzema, which struck a post and came back across the face of the goal. It then quickly announced “goal” after Honduran goalkeeper...

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