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​Internet's security bug tracker faces its 'Y2K' moment

From critical exploits to the tiniest bug, many security holes receive a tracking number through the US government. The system is being revamped to handle the ever-growing number of bugs, but the cure could create problems of its own.

By September 16, 2014

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Chromebooks land first batch of Android apps

You may not have known that you wanted Android apps to run on Chrome OS, but Google thinks they should. The first four Android apps for Chromebooks are now available.

By September 11, 2014

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Isis Wallet becomes Softcard to avoid confusion with militant group

Mobile-payment service wants to distance itself from extremist group the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, also called ISIS.

By September 3, 2014

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NASA's Mars 2020 rover will make oxygen, peek underground

NASA announces the payload for its next Mars rover and it's set to be even more sophisticated than the highly successful Curiosity mission.

By August 1, 2014

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Smart seat belt could alert dozy drivers

An EU-funded consortium is working to create sensors that would integrate with seat belts and seat covers to alert drivers when they get sleepy.

By July 24, 2014

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The blogging judge and the Internet profanity

Judge Richard George Kopf of Nebraska has his own personal blog. However, after gaining notoriety, he's wondering whether this blogging thing should be for him.

By July 8, 2014

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Vaio Pro and Fit are first Vaio laptops since being sold off by Sony

Vaio is now a separate company to Sony, but its first two laptops are familiar for more than their name.

By July 1, 2014

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The Avengers land in Times Square

For a limited time, Discovery's Manhattan museum is hosting a Marvel-themed exhibit. CNET got an opening night preview of the Times Square showcase, which was nirvana for comics nerds.

By May 30, 2014

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Space station's flying droids embrace Google smartphone tech

The free-flying Spheres, inspired by "Star Wars" and now aided by Google's Project Tango, will handle more of the mundane tasks for astronauts.

By May 21, 2014

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North Korea names space agency 'NADA,' mimics NASA logo

North Korea's newly named space agency sports the unfortunate acronym "NADA" and features a familiar-looking logo.

By April 2, 2014