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First nuclear reactor approved in U.S. since 1978

But no nuclear renaissance appears to be imminent, despite the go-ahead to build and operate two new reactors in Georgia.

By Feb. 13, 2012

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UK invented mobile phones in 1978, according to Tomorrow's World archive

Tomorrow's World played a huge part in making us the geeks we are today -- so we're thrilled to see the BBC putting some archive material from the show online, including a British invention -- the mobile phone

By Sep. 14, 2009

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Public at last: Apple II DOS code that launched an empire

The Computer History Museum has published the source code for the Apple II DOS. Last spring, CNET was first to report the existence of documents that led to the creation of the code.

By Nov. 12, 2013

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'Battlestar Galactica' on course for movie reboot, report says

Spool up the FTL drives! The popular sci-fi franchise is tipped to get a "reimagining" from Universal.

By Apr. 8, 2014

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Apple, Google execs out-earn Samsung counterparts

The Korean electronics giant's entire executive team brings in less than individual executives at some US-based tech companies.

By Mar. 18, 2014

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'The Goonies' director says sequel in the works

Fans of "The Goonies" have been holding out hopes for a sequel for nearly three decades. It could finally happen.

By Apr. 7, 2014

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Steve Jobs document fetches $40K at auction

A signed legal agreement documenting a business venture between the Apple co-founder and his college friend Robert Friedland proves to be a hot item.

By Dec. 12, 2013

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Profiles: Turbo: Just the boost F1 needs

This month, Andrew Noakes looks at F1's turbocharged past.

By Nov. 3, 2013

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NSA's warrantless surveillance gets a constitutional challenge

An accused terrorist and US resident becomes the first criminal defendant to legally confront the government for eavesdropping on his communications.

By Jan. 29, 2014

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Fashion tugs on Superman's cape at Comic-Con

Where did Superman's red trunks go? Learn the answer to this and other super-questions on a San Diego Comic-Con Preview Night tour of Superman's suits over the years.

By Jul. 18, 2013