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Google fires Alfred, its local-recommendations app

The application will officially be sent to the junk heap on July 19, but customers can request their data by tomorrow.

By July 11, 2013

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Retro groove might be hippest 'Game of Thrones' theme cover yet

Channeling Saul Bass, one of the world's greatest movie credit creators, a YouTuber produces an entrancing cover of the HBO show's opening tune.

By September 3, 2014

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Researchers find way to hack Gmail with 92 percent success rate

A weakness in Android, Windows, and iOS mobile operating systems could be used to obtain personal information.

By August 21, 2014

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Vending machines let you exchange rubbish for rewards

New "reverse" vending machines installed in Sydney let you deposit recyclable waste in return for rewards.

By June 30, 2014

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Fnd offers a better way to search the iTunes Store

Fnd is a Web app that provides a quicker, cleaner way to find what you are looking for in iTunes.

By March 27, 2014

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Apollo 15 camera brought back from moon sells for $908K

The camera was acquired by the founder of Japanese retail chain Yodobashi Camera.

By March 24, 2014

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Yitang Zhang: A prime-number proof and a world of persistence

An exciting breakthrough by an academic little known before last year is firing up mathematicians. Now even playwrights are getting in on the act.

By February 12, 2014

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Does fixing Microsoft mean ending Microsoft as we know it?

First, choose Steve Ballmer's replacement for the CEO's hot seat. Then comes the really hard part.

By November 14, 2013

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Guillermo del Toro crafts horror-packed 'Simpsons' opening

For "Treehouse of Horror XXIV," Fox pulled out the big guns, with an opening-credits sequence directed by the horror master known for "Pan's Labyrinth" and "The Devil's Backbone."

By October 4, 2013

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Google gobbles up restaurant recommendation app Alfred

The Web giant picks up Clever Sense, maker of Alfred, a butler-like app that uses artificial intelligence to help customers find restaurants.

By December 13, 2011