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2009

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Driver follows GPS off disused bridge, and wife dies, police say

Technically Incorrect: Sheriffs in Indiana say that a man was following his GPS too slavishly and drove his car onto a ramp leading to a demolished bridge.

By March 30, 2015

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Road Trip 2009

Geek Gestalt hits the heartland.

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What's coming and going on Netflix for April 2015

On April 1, Netflix is giving a lot of movies the axe, no joke. Not to worry -- here's what's replacing them.

By March 18, 2015

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Costa Rica hits 75 days powered entirely by renewable energy

Heavy rainfall has allowed the Central American country of Costa Rica to be powered almost entirely by its hydroelectric plants.

By March 24, 2015

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New shape-shifting 'punk' frog knows how to blend in

A frog found in the cloud forest of Ecuador has a neat trick -- it can change the texture of its skin, and it's the first vertebrate known to do so.

By March 24, 2015

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Uber fights back in Europe, files complaints against governments

The ride-hailing company says France, Germany and Spain broke European Union laws by trying to ban its service.

By April 1, 2015

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PayPal to pay $7.7 million fine over US sanctions

The company's processing of about 500 payments from 2009 to 2013 included ones tied to weapons of mass destruction, as well as related to Iran, Sudan and Cuba.

By March 26, 2015

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Cyanogen raises $80 million with help from Twitter

The open-source Android startup also received funding in this round from Qualcomm and Rupert Murdoch.

By March 23, 2015

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Florida police seek to stop Craigslist crimes

The growing number of crimes and attacks related to online classifieds has states like Florida seeking ways to make these transactions safer.

By March 20, 2015

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It pays to be social, not Yahoo, in US digital display ad biz

Facebook and Twitter will combine to own a third of the US display ad market in 2017, according to research firm eMarketer.

By March 26, 2015

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Apple's $10,000 question: How to stop Apple Watch from becoming obsolete

Apple enters the high-end watch market with the 18-karat gold Apple Watch Edition. But CEO Tim Cook stays mum about how to keep the smartwatch relevant a year or two down the line.

By March 10, 2015