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Moore's Law is the reason your iPhone is so thin and cheap

Intel co-founder Gordon Moore's observation 50 years ago set the groundwork for self-driving cars on the road and computers in our pockets today.

By April 16, 2015

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The chaebols: Samsung and LG's 50-year 'star wars'

LG and Samsung are among the best-known of South Korea's conglomerates, and their ongoing rivalry is just as famous. We take a look at their closely intertwined histories in part two of this series on chaebols.

By April 9, 2015

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The fascinating story of the man who invented stereo (and pioneered TV and radar too)

Honoured at the famous Abbey Road Studios, Alan Dower Blumlein pioneered all kinds of technologies before his untimely death during a top-secret wartime mission.

By April 1, 2015

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Actor Leonard Nimoy, 'Mr. Spock,' dies at 83

The legendary actor who made being logical sound cool in his "Star Trek" role as Spock, beloved by generations of fans, died at his home in Los Angeles Friday.

By February 27, 2015

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Neil Armstrong's Apollo 11 moon gear rediscovered (pictures)

The first man on the moon tucked away artifacts from the 1969 Apollo 11 moon mission in a cloth space-purse in his closet.

14 Images By February 9, 2015

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Toggle Android 5.0 device settings with your voice

Forget third-party widgets, Google's Search app will now let you use your voice to toggle several settings on Android Lollipop devices.

By February 20, 2015

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Take a photo tour of the Oberon-class HMAS Ovens submarine

The Oberon-class HMAS Ovens submarine served Australia for 26 years and is now a museum ship in Fremantle, Western Australia. Here's a full tour.

By February 19, 2015

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Forgotten Apollo moon artifacts found in Neil Armstrong's closet

A hidden treasure trove of gear flown on the Apollo 11 mission to the moon sees the light of day after Neil Armstrong's widow shares the find with the Smithsonian.

By February 9, 2015

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Rare part for groundbreaking 1949 British computer found in US

An original piece of the EDSAC, a precursor to the first business computer, has been sent from Pennsylvania to the UK to take up residence at code-breaking site Bletchley Park.

By February 3, 2015

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Nikon debuts pair of more compact lenses at CES 2015

A collapsible consumer zoom and smaller, lighter 300mm f4 join the line.

By January 5, 2015