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IBM, Nvidia land $325M supercomputer deal

US Energy Department funds two huge machines that combine IBM and Nvidia chips with Mellanox networking. A further $100 million goes toward making faster next-gen supercomputers.

By 15 November 2014

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Tracking tactful leopards on the prowl near human homes

Researchers tracking leopards found them to be quite good neighbors, despite their ability to tear other large mammals to shreds.

By 22 November 2014

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Behind the scenes of a drone orchestra

New mini-documentary shows how launching a squadron of costumed drones over the heads of a live audience "was like a military operation."

By 23 November 2014

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Near-infrared device makes veins easier to find

A handheld near-infrared scanner can be used to locate veins in patients and blood donors by mapping them onto the skin.

By 3 November 2014

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The 404 Show 1,584: Google Contributor, JFK has a drone problem, San Francisco's poo map (podcast)

We're back in the studio today! Join us for a very special episode complete with a full tour and the start of our Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Xbox One bundle!

By 22 November 2014

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Nano-scale sculptures re-create the human body in the eye of a needle

Microscopic sculptures by artist Jonty Hurwitz are so tiny that they can fit easily inside the eye of a needle, on a human hair -- or on the forehead of an ant.

By 14 November 2014

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Men think they can fix a computer (but can't), study says

A study suggests that men are especially keen to let it be known they know how to fix a computer, but their actual knowledge may not match their bravado.

By 18 November 2014

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Friday Poll: What should be our next big step in space exploration?

Despite some challenges, humankind pulled off landing a spacecraft on a comet. If you were in charge of the next major space mission, where would you choose to go?

By 15 November 2014

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Google casts a line with conservationists to stop illegal fishing

The company is providing engineering services, mapping software and servers, and financial support to help two conservation groups detect in real time the fishing that's decimating fish populations.

By 15 November 2014

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How the Galaxy Note Edge got its edge: Samsung designers tell all

What inspired the Galaxy Edge's swooshing shape and second screen? In an exclusive interview with the phone's designers, CNET gets a look at what makes them tick and where they're going next.

By 14 November 2014