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Ancient scorpion of the sea is the granddaddy of arachnids

A newly described species of sea scorpion measures over 1.5 metres long and lived 460 million years ago.

By August 31, 2015

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​Startup aims to make home devices smart enough to anticipate what you need

Silk Labs wants to weave its software and services into all the new networked devices coming to homes of the future. Behind it: a trio fresh from the ambitious Firefox OS smartphone project.

By August 21, 2015

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Android market share stays steady in US but sinks deeper in Europe

More than a quarter of smartphone buyers across Europe jumped ship from Android to iOS, which saw solid gains across most of the continent, says research firm Kantar Worldpanel ComTech.

By September 2, 2015

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Tinder rants on Twitter to express non-love for Vanity Fair

Technically Incorrect: An article about the use of the dating app Tinder in New York makes the Tinder Twitter account fume with indignance.

By August 12, 2015

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Sony unveils smartphones with 13-megapixel front camera for selfies

The Xperia C5 Ultra and Xperia M5 include beefy megapixel cameras on both the front and back as Sony struggles in a highly competitive smartphone arena.

By August 3, 2015

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Toshiba CEO quits as accounting scandal adds up to $1.22 billion

Japan's finance minister warns this latest scandal could shake the market's trust in the country's corporate governance.

By July 21, 2015

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Could a Greek bailout be crowdfunded for a little feta and Ouzo?

As Greece teeters on the edge of default, an Indiegogo campaign to crowdfund a bailout is starting to look like more than just an online stunt.

By July 1, 2015

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Feds take steps to bring broadband to low-income households

The FCC will seek comments on how to expand its $1.7 billion fund for subsidizing phone service for low-income families. The agency wants the fund to cover broadband service as well.

By June 18, 2015

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​The Internet has come to this: Push-button pizza ordering

Net-connected "smart buttons" from carrier Telefónica let businesses tempt customers with one-touch instant gratification. Early uses are ordering pizza, hailing cabs and requesting a package pickup.

By June 26, 2015

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​France tries rejuvenating high-tech manufacturing with Internet of Things center

Investors hope the Cité de l'Objet Connecté in France will become a hub for designing and building new networked devices. French government agencies are chipping in some initial funding.

By June 11, 2015