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New 'Star Wars' books will foreshadow 'The Force Awakens'

Study up on new adventures featuring Princess Leia, Han Solo and friends with 20 new books, hitting shelves before the December release of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens."

By 12 March 2015

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Wikipedia parent sues to stop NSA's massive surveillance effort

The Wikimedia Foundation argues that the NSA's full-scale seizure of Internet communications is a violation of its First and Fourth Amendment rights.

By 11 March 2015

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Scientists find oddly behaving 'inner-inner core' at Earth's center

Using the coda waves from earthquakes, geologists have discovered that our planet's core isn't quite what we thought it was.

By 11 February 2015

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Neil deGrasse Tyson shares meaning of life with 6-year-old, nails it

It's an impossible question to answer -- unless you're Neil deGrasse Tyson. Watch the famed astrophysicist take on a young boy's loaded query, and knock it out of the park.

By 18 January 2015

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Our devices are listening to us all the time -- but do we care?

Once a thing dreamed about in sci-fi, voice-controlled computers are a reality. But consumers may not realize the price they pay for living in the future.

By 16 November 2014

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A Wikipedia monument? It's true (we're pretty sure)

Slubice, Poland, now hosts a monument honoring contributors to the free online encyclopedia. If you can't go see it for yourself, you can read all about it on Wikipedia.

By 28 October 2014

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Dictionary.com launches new app for word nerds

In honour of Dictionary Day, Dictionary.com has launched a brand new iOS app, with a luxuriance of lexical treats for logophiles.

By 17 October 2014

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Apple appeals Chinese ruling over encyclopedia infringement

Company is appealing a judgment that states it must pay $83,000 to China Publishing House.

By 15 November 2012

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Wikipedia beefs up disclosure rules regarding paid edits

New terms of use require volunteer editors to disclose whether they have been compensated for their contributions.

By 17 June 2014

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PR firms agree to play by Wikipedia's editing rules

Eleven large PR firms issue statements agreeing to comply with the online encyclopedia's rules after an investigation into paid edits on the site.

By 11 June 2014