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Google extends Chrome OS device lifespan by a year

Chromebooks and Chromeboxes now will get software support for five years. This could make it easier for businesses and schools buy them.

By 17 May 2014

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What we now know -- and still don't know -- about the Apple Watch

At its media event on March 9, Apple was supposed to fill in the missing details on its new Watch line, which ships April 24. Some blanks have been filled in, but many pressing questions remain.

By 11 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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Odds shorten on data retention laws thanks to bipartisan support

A parliamentary joint committee has handed down its report on proposed data retention laws, recommending that parliament pass the legislation, but advising that further safeguards are needed.

By 27 February 2015

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Prefab tiny home generates more power than it uses

The Archiblox Carbon Positive House is a modular prefabricated home designed to give back to the environment -- by producing more energy than it uses.

By 25 February 2015

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Shower of the Future washes you with water from your past

A new smart shower now available for preorder promises to save you tons of money and let you shower for as long as you want without worrying about waste.

By 12 February 2015

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The microscopic parasite helping to solve astronaut bone density loss

A tiny roundworm is being studied in space in a bid to observe precisely what happens to muscle mass under zero-G conditions.

By 13 January 2015

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Rare cross-dressing butterfly found

When a butterfly emerged from its chrysalis and unfurled its wings, an entymology-exhibit volunteer thought someone was playing a joke on him.

By 9 January 2015

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Why OLED lighting will soon shine on you

The flat-panel lighting tech is for sale at Home Depot starting at $200, providing a new energy-efficient alternative to LED lights.

By 3 December 2014

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Lowly DSL poised for gigabit speed boost

Internet service providers are getting a new option called G.fast that can extend the lifespan of existing copper phone lines yet again.

By 22 October 2014