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8 possible explanations for those bright spots on dwarf planet Ceres

It's a real-life mystery cliffhanger. We've come up with a list of possible reasons a large crater on the biggest object in the asteroid belt looks lit up like a Christmas tree.

By 5 March 2015

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Canadians 'Spocking' their currency in tribute to Leonard Nimoy

To honor the memory of iconic "Star Trek" actor Leonard Nimoy, some Canadians are drawing Spock on their $5 bills.

By 3 March 2015

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Airbnb exec denies competition with hotels, says an Airbnb trip 'changes you'

An Airbnb trip "doesn't end when you leave -- when you go home it changes you somehow," says head of engineering Mike Curtis.

By 4 March 2015

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Agony and HTC: How an underdog phone maker aims to reinvent itself

The company will use Mobile World Congress next week as a coming-out party for its new identity as a consumer gadget and mobile-app maker. It may be the most important party it ever hosts.

By 24 February 2015

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Facebook 'addiction' blamed for increased phone use while driving

Technically Incorrect: A UK government study blames an addiction to social networks for a vast increase in driving while viewing cell phones.

By 26 February 2015

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Flying the dream: Martin Aircraft puts jetpack joyrides within reach

From the James Bond jet belt to a "Jetsons"-inspired "motorbike in the sky," one New Zealand company is bringing the dream of jetpack travel to reality -- and thanks to a significant new investment, it could be here sooner than you think.

By 24 February 2015

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Nintoaster stuffs a Nintendo console into a retro toaster

Shiny appliances and breakfast food come together with an 8-bit classic Nintendo system to create a retro marvel of a gaming console.

By 25 February 2015

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Forget the Apple Watch -- Dole makes a wearable banana

To celebrate eight years as a Tokyo Marathon sponsor, Dole's Japan division has outfitted a banana with sensors and LEDs to create the world's first edible wearable.

By 20 February 2015

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Legendary Steve McQueen 1915 Cyclone motorcycle up for auction

One of the most exclusive motorcycles ever produced -- and that was formerly owned by Steve McQueen -- will be going under the hammer in March.

By 18 February 2015

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Microsoft targets Asia as global hub of cybercrime and malware

The software giant's cybercrime fighting unit has opened its third Asian satellite center in Singapore, to keep an eye on malware that will target Southeast Asia's emerging status as a financial hub.

By 18 February 2015