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CNET's Daniel Terdiman wrangles up tech and geek culture in Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, and more.

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Christian groups sue Kansas schools, say teaching science is 'atheistic'

An attempt by Kansas schools to adopt teaching standards for science is being challenged by organizations that say science teaching "endorses a non-theistic world view."

By September 30, 2013

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Universe's missing photon sources baffle scientists

There's 400 percent more light in intergalactic space than sources could produce, say researchers. Could dark matter be the cause?

By July 9, 2014

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What US state has the fastest Internet speed? Virginia

Coming in with an average of 13.7 megabits per second, the Southern state boasts the speediest broadband service in the country.

By August 7, 2014

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Google Fiber spawns startup renaissance in Kansas City

Google's superfast Internet service launched a year ago in Kansas City. CNET's Marguerite Reardon takes a look at the impact it has on the local startup scene.

By June 19, 2013

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Fire Phone pulls together Amazon's app universe onto one device

The phone comes with some exclusive perks, like unlimited photo storage, and features access to Amazon services.

By June 18, 2014

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Can a Silicon Valley startup solve state university woes?

San Jose State University is partnering with tech startup Udacity, which offers online computer science and mathematics courses. CNET's Sumi Das explains how the first-of-its-kind program could help students graduate faster and save money.

By January 29, 2013

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Udacity, San Jose State University offer online classes for credit

In June 2012, Calif. Gov. Jerry Brown called Silicon Valley entrepreneur Sebastian Thrun asking for help. The result? San Jose State Plus, online courses for academic credit.

By January 29, 2013

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Kansas City, Kan., to be Google's broadband test bed

In its search for a U.S. town to deploy a test of ultra-high-speed broadband access, over 1,100 communities applied; Google has now announced the winner.

By March 30, 2011

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Data breach at University of Maryland exposes 300K records

School president apologies for a "sophisticated" security breach that exposed the sensitive personal information faculty, staff, and students at the school since 1998.

By February 19, 2014

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FCC pushes for gigabit broadband in all 50 states by 2015

FCC's Julius Genachowski challenges service providers and local communities to build such networks, saying communities would turn themselves into innovation hubs that would create valuable jobs.

By January 18, 2013