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2009

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PayPal to pay $7.7 million fine over US sanctions

The company's processing of about 500 payments from 2009 to 2013 included ones tied to weapons of mass destruction, as well as related to Iran, Sudan and Cuba.

By 27 March 2015

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Road Trip 2009

Geek Gestalt hits the heartland.

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Driver follows GPS off disused bridge, and wife dies, police say

Technically Incorrect: Sheriffs in Indiana say that a man was following his GPS too slavishly and drove his car onto a ramp leading to a demolished bridge.

By 31 March 2015

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New shape-shifting 'punk' frog knows how to blend in

A frog found in the cloud forest of Ecuador has a neat trick -- it can change the texture of its skin, and it's the first vertebrate known to do so.

By 25 March 2015

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Costa Rica hits 75 days powered entirely by renewable energy

Heavy rainfall has allowed the Central American country of Costa Rica to be powered almost entirely by its hydroelectric plants.

By 25 March 2015

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It pays to be social, not Yahoo, in US digital display ad biz

Facebook and Twitter will combine to own a third of the US display ad market in 2017, according to research firm eMarketer.

By 27 March 2015

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Cyanogen raises $80 million with help from Twitter

The open-source Android startup also received funding in this round from Qualcomm and Rupert Murdoch.

By 24 March 2015

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Watch: Total solar eclipse looks perfect from space

With no pesky clouds to get in its way, the European Space Agency's Proba-2 satellite captures a stunning view of the moon blotting out the sun.

By 21 March 2015

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Florida police seek to stop Craigslist crimes

The growing number of crimes and attacks related to online classifieds has states like Florida seeking ways to make these transactions safer.

By 21 March 2015

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Angry Birds maker's earnings fall while games rise

Despite lower earnings, Rovio is still one of the most popular mobile-game companies in the world, tallying almost 600 million game downloads in 2014.

By 20 March 2015

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Feast on first footage from live action 'Attack on Titan' movie

The people-eating Titans get real as the smash hit manga and anime series hits the big screen.

By 19 March 2015