Coming soon ... a wireless-enabled soccer ball

I got a kick out a story that I read today about a microchip being placed in a soccer ball to help referees fine-tune their calls. File this in the "technology is getting more pervasive every day" category.

By Jason Hiner

Jason Hiner is Editorial Director of CNET and former Editor in Chief of TechRepublic. He's co-author of the book, Follow the Geeks.