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2009

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Road Trip 2009

Geek Gestalt hits the heartland.

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Appliance Science: The hot physics of induction cooktops

How can an electric field cook your dinner? Through the science of induction. In our latest Appliance Science column, we look at how induction cooktops work.

By January 12, 2015

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X-ray reveals the secrets of burned Vesuvius scrolls

Scrolls that were damaged, but not destroyed, in the eruption of Mount Vesuvius may now be read for the first time in nearly two millennia.

By January 20, 2015

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How did BlackBerry end up tweeting from an iPhone?

BlackBerry tweets that you should download Twitter for BlackBerry. Unfortunately, the tweet comes from an iPhone. The company offers a clue as to how it happened.

By January 14, 2015

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Windows 7 mainstream support ends

As Windows 10 approaches, Microsoft will no longer offer free help and support for the ageing but still popular Windows 7.

By January 13, 2015

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Apple, Google offer $415 million to settle antipoaching suit

That's $90.5 million more than the previous settlement offer in the case accusing four Silicon Valley giants of conspiring not to hire away each other's employees.

By January 15, 2015

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New viral trend? Reposting your first Facebook profile photo

Prepare for multiple blasts from the past as your Facebook buddies repost their first profile photos. Do you dare share yours?

By January 15, 2015

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Startup funding hit $47B in 2014, surpassing dot-com bubble levels

Venture capital funding for mobile apps helps end 2014 with a big influx of money for startups.

By January 15, 2015

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Valley powerhouses reach new settlement deal in poaching suit

Apple and Google are among the companies accused of conspiring not to hire away each other's employees.

By January 13, 2015

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'Attack on Titan' statues devour tourists at Universal Studios Japan

The gigantic human-chomping statues, based on the popular "Attack on Titan" anime series, are part of a new exhibit in the Japanese theme park.

By January 23, 2015

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Samsung, Sequoia invest in Israeli video-chat startup

Mobile video service Rounds raises $12 million, giving it a bit more ammunition to compete in the messaging app world.

By January 14, 2015