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Apple's Touch ID still vulnerable to hack, security researcher finds

The fingerprint reader on the iPhone 6 can be fooled by the same trick that unlocks the iPhone 5S -- but it didn't have to be that way.

By 24 September 2014

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Scientists make quantum leap, teleport data from light to matter

In another breakthrough in the weird, wonky world of quantum physics, researchers teleport data an unprecedented distance with a novel technique -- inching us closer to the rise of a 'quantum Internet.'

By 24 September 2014

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Study Captain America, Iron Man for college credit

Forget "Richard III" and "The Grapes of Wrath." College kids will get the chance to study "Guardians of the Galaxy," "Thor," "Iron Man" and more in a new university course.

By 25 September 2014

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Four of Apple's biggest missteps, from Maps to MobileMe

The Cupertino, Calif., electronics giant doesn't always get it right. CNET details some of Apple's biggest and most recent screw-ups.

By 25 September 2014

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Bitcoin gains support of cryptography think tank

Coin Center, a newly created research and advocacy center, will focus on public policy issues faced by the virtual currency.

By 23 September 2014

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Dropcam and Nest products now work together in perfect harmony

Now you can pair your Dropcam Wi-Fi camera to your Nest thermostat and smoke and carbon monoxide detector.

By 20 September 2014

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Electric car startup Better Place liquidating after $850 million investment

In 2008, Better Place partnered with Renault to build an electric car and create a system of battery swapping stations, but the concept never gained momentum.

By 27 May 2013

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To mock Yelp, restaurant asks customers for awful reviews

A Richmond, Calif., restaurant is so fed up with what it calls Yelp's "blackmailing" tactics, that it wants to become the very worst on the site.

By 19 September 2014

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New Logitech Harmony remotes, apps control smart home devices too (hands-on)

In addition to commanding your home theater, Logitech's updated Harmony Ultimate Home and Home Control remotes can now interface with lots of connected-home devices thanks to a slick software overhaul.

By 17 September 2014

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With Alibaba windfall, all eyes on Yahoo's Mayer

The IPO promises to be one of the biggest events in Yahoo's recent history. But after the expected multibillion-dollar windfall, the company's going to be under intense pressure to improve performance.

By 19 September 2014