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What have we learned from Google Fiber?

Commentary: Blair Levin, chief author of the National Broadband Plan, offers insight on what Google Fiber has taught policymakers about how to get very high-speed broadband service to all Americans.

By July 31, 2015

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Samsung continues to rule over Apple in smartphone market

Although its market share fell last quarter while Apple's share rose, Samsung retains the crown for the world's leading smartphone vendor, says research firm IDC.

By July 23, 2015

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Surplus food for the homeless is just an app away

On-demand smartphone apps are known for addressing the whims and desires of the comfortable. It turns out they can also serve the greater good.

By June 21, 2015

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Fan-made video reimagines the 'Star Wars' prequels

This parody trailer for the "Star Wars" prequels puts new actors in the roles of Anakin Skywalker and Padmé Amidala and is packed with copious amounts of lightsaber and starship battles.

By June 19, 2015

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As the machines take over, Apple desperately clings to humanity

Technically incorrect: In Monday's announcement of its new music service, Apple is clinging to the hope that people still want to be people and want to believe in other people, rather than in the supremacy of the machines.

By June 8, 2015

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The Westeros gang gets a 'Too Many Cooks'-style opening

Yep, you knew it had to go there. Adult Swim's "Too Many Cooks" parody has been pulled into the dark world of the HBO hit fantasy series "Game of Thrones." Like GoT, this video is NSFW. Also, spoilers.

By April 24, 2015

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Someday your new iPhone could contain metals mined from poo

There's gold in them thar dookies! Researchers says there's millions worth of gold, silver, platinum and other precious metals in our sewage and they've got a plan to retrieve it.

By March 25, 2015

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Chrome for Android adds pull-to-refresh gesture

If pulling down to refresh a mobile app has become second nature, then you'll enjoy the latest update to Chrome for Android.

By March 12, 2015

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Why is killing such a central concept in video games?

On the PBS series "Game/Show," host Jamin Warren discusses why the act of killing is such a fundamental game mechanic in video games from Mario Bros. to Grand Theft Auto.

By March 11, 2015

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VMSave preserves your deceased loved one's voicemail greeting

Losing a loved one is one of the hardest things in the world. A new service saves the voicemail greetings of those who've passed away so you can listen to them forever.

By February 24, 2015