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Google buys polling startup Polar to bolster Google+

Search giant adds to the team working on its social network. That includes the startup's founder, who wrote the book "Mobile First," which has become a Silicon Valley mantra.

By 12 September 2014

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Okidokeys Smart-Lock (Polar White)

Okidokeys Smart-Lock offers tons of options, but you might not get past its looks.

6 January 2014

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Google Maps charts the frozen home of the polar bear

Thanks to a Street View camera bolted to a specially designed "tundra buggy," Google Maps shows a bear's-eye view of Churchill, Manitoba, nestled within one of the world's largest polar bear populations.

By 27 February 2014

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Google Maps shows polar bears in their natural habitat (Video)

The Google Maps team collect 360-degree Street View imagery from Churchill, Manitoba, home of one of the world's largest polar bear populations. In a video provided by Google, you can see the specially designed Tundra Buggy as it comes across the bears.

27 February 2014

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Saturn's polar vortex makes this winter look like a trip to Fiji

NASA has released a new image of the superstorm at the top of the ringed planet. Imagine what this thing could do to traffic in Atlanta.

By 5 February 2014

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Polar Vortex great for business (online porn business, that is)

The colder it got in America over the last few days, the more our nation turned to generating personal warmth.

By 11 January 2014

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Polar magnet pen suffers health and safety setbacks

Shipping on the Kickstarter-funded, magnet-barrelled Polar Pen has been delayed by Health Canada, which has classified the pen as a "dangerous magnet set".

By 28 November 2013

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Canadian man thwarts polar bear attack with cell phone

A 400-pound bear sinks its teeth into a Manitoba man but apparently gets scared off by a mobile phone's light.

By 11 September 2013

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Polar bear dons high-tech collar for USGS

Tasul the polar bear is helping scientists collect valuable information on how bears are reacting to climate change by wearing a high-tech collar in her enclosure at the Oregon Zoo.

By 1 August 2013

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When it comes to wearables, Intel takes anti-Apple approach

Intel is confident wearables are the next frontier. But the chipmaker's approach to developing the gadgets is the polar opposite of that taken by the industry's biggest contenders.

By 14 September 2014