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Ashley Madison puts $377,000 bounty on hackers' heads

Police suspect two suicides are related to the release of information stolen from the relationship-cheating website.

By August 24, 2015

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$390,000 two-wheel scooter bathed in pure 18-karat gold

The most luxurious two-wheeled electric scooter ever made is a self-balancing platform shelled in enough solid gold to make Smaug weep.

By August 19, 2015

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Hackers might have stolen IRS data on more than 300,000 households

More taxpayers than originally thought had personal information stolen in a hack that used a surprisingly simple method.

By August 17, 2015

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Watch what happens when you disturb a hive of 40,000 killer bees

A film crew making a Smithsonian Channel documentary about bees captures slo-mo footage of an attacking swarm of angry killer bees that will you make you thankful you're not a documentary-film maker.

By August 15, 2015

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14,000-year-old tooth shows oldest (and probably most painful) form of dentistry

A molar found in northern Italy shows that people practiced dental repair way back in the Paleolithic era. Unfortunately for them, novocaine and nitrous oxide wouldn't be available until much, much later.

By July 18, 2015

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Nvidia recalls 88,000 Shield tablets over possible fire hazard

The 8-inch Shield tablets sold between July 2014 and July 2015 are at risk of overheating, the company says.

By July 31, 2015

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Intel, Micron debut 3D XPoint storage technology 1,000x faster than current SSDs

Pronounced "cross-point", this is a new class of memory that can be used both as RAM and storage.

By July 28, 2015

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Man tries selfie with rattlesnake, gets snakebit for $150,000

Technically Incorrect: A man gets a $150,000 doctor's bill after a rattler decides a selfie just isn't his thing.

By July 25, 2015

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State of the art: $20,000, 1 megapixel. This is what digital cameras were like in 1995

From the CNET vault: Remember when we used to specify that a camera was digital? Check out what was considered top-of-the-line back in 1995 -- and how much people paid for such cutting-edge technology.

By July 16, 2015

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Time Warner Cable told to pay $230,000 after robocalling woman 153 times

Technically Incorrect: A Texas woman becomes exasperated when the cable company's computers keep pestering her. A judge decides it must pay for the annoyance.

By July 9, 2015