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'Cloud Atlas' author publishes short story using Twitter

Author David Mitchell has released a new short story called "The Right Sort" piecemeal, less than 140 characters at a time.

By 21 July 2014

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How to replay Apple's iPhone 6, Watch event

Tuesday's launch event is now viewable via Apple's website and through iTunes.

By 11 September 2014

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More signs point to mobile payments for iPhone 6 -- and for an iWatch

The rumors keep mounting that Apple will use its Tuesday event to announce the use of near-field communications tech for mobile payments. The latest claims come via a banking news site.

By 9 September 2014

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Google's Calico to launch new facility for researching aging

The Google-backed company is taking its mission to extend the human life span further, partnering with biopharmaceutical firm AbbVie.

By 4 September 2014

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'The Tick' live-action series to return on Amazon?

Will Patrick Warburton return as the blue superhero "The Tick?" Amazon Studios may be bringing back the comic book-based comedy for a new generation of fans to quote and cosplay. Spooon!

By 1 September 2014

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Will Apple's iWatch actually be called iWatch?

We're already used to the concept of smartwatches. Is that one reason why Apple will not call its rumored new gadget a watch?

By 1 September 2014

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Secret's CEO says he can keep your secrets (Q&A)

Secret-keeper-in-chief David Byttow talks about why people love the app, why the definition of "secret" changes on the Internet, and whether people are jerks.

By 30 August 2014

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High-tech pipe organ to blow minds at famed SF theater

The city's Castro Theatre, known as much for its colorful organ concerts as its quirky film offerings, will house a massive $700,000 pipe-digital hybrid featuring a sample library used in the film industry.

By 30 August 2014

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Apple iPhone 6 expected to include mobile payments, NFC

Wired reports a mobile-payments platform powered by near-field communication is coming to the next iPhone, backing up similar stories last month.

By 29 August 2014

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J.K. Rowling brings singing sorceress to life in new 'Harry Potter' story

Meet Celestina Warbeck -- a singer from the "Harry Potter" books who now has her own story on the Pottermore website.

By 23 August 2014