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How the Hubble telescope captures the colour out of space

The Hubble can only take images in black and white. Does this mean its gorgeous full-colour photos are "fake"? Well, actually... no.

By September 8, 2014

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Yahoo acquires platform Luminate to bolster ailing ad business

The Internet giant buys another company, as Alibaba, the Chinese giant in which Yahoo has a large stake, moves closer to its blockbuster IPO.

By September 5, 2014

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Alibaba IPO could raise up to $24.3B, breaking records along the way

The Chinese e-commerce giant, poised to make US stock market history, sets some high expectations for its pricing.

By September 5, 2014

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Twitpic to shut down, blames trademark battle with Twitter

Photo-sharing service's founder claims microblogging site threatened to cut off access to API if the startup did not abandon its trademark.

By September 4, 2014

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Samsung, Philips, Infineon fined millions over chip price fixing

Samsung, Philips and Infineon Technologies get slammed by the European Commission for allegedly fixing the price of chips used in SIM cards.

By September 3, 2014

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In paralysis, finding freedom via brain-wave tech

ALS patient and advocate Eric Valor is part of an experimental project to test out a brain-wave-reading headset, technology that could one day give paralyzed people more independence.

By August 30, 2014

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Nadella plans China trip amid antitrust probe -- report

The Microsoft CEO's itinerary has not been disclosed, but the reason for his trip may be to delve a bit deeper into the antitrust investigation in China.

By August 28, 2014

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The Emmys and online shows: Yup, as stodgy as you'd think

Netflix made headlines last year at the Emmy television awards, but a deeper look shows the awards are no faster to recognize online programming than they were for cable.

By August 24, 2014

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That 'Doctor Who' continuity reference explained: Who are the clockwork robots?

The first episode of season 8 sees the new Doctor wracking his brains to recall a previous episode. We'll help him (and you) remember. Spoilers!

By August 23, 2014

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So why isn't there more app store competition?

If you want to download an app on your phone, you'll most likely head to a marketplace owned by Apple or Google. It'll be tough for any wireless carrier to establish an alternative.

By August 20, 2014