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Teaching creationism makes kids less intelligent, says Bill Nye

The Science Guy worries that forcing children to believe the world is only 6,000 years old prevents them from thinking critically.

By December 13, 2014

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8 of our favorite smartphone highs and lows of 2014

CNET goes over the hits and misses that helped define our year in smartphones.

By December 12, 2014

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Linux Foundation fuels open-source drone efforts

3D Robotics and other drone makers have joined Intel and Qualcomm in an effort to formalize the creation of open-source hardware and software for the unmanned aerial vehicles.

By October 14, 2014

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How the Raspberry Pi Foundation aims to fix computing

Will today's youth be equipped with the skills to build the computers of tomorrow? The people behind the Raspberry Pi microcomputer explain the higher purpose of their tiny gadget.

By September 8, 2014

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Google News to close up shop in Spain in response to new law

The so-called "Google tax" requires aggregators to pay a fee for posting links and excerpts of news articles. Google says it can't afford the expense.

By December 10, 2014

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Wikimedia Foundation launches all-new Wikipedia app

The Wikimedia Foundation has redesigned its app for iOS and Android, with new features including editing and saving pages for offline reading.

By July 31, 2014

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Ford Sync 3 drops Microsoft, puts MyFord Touch out to pasture

Ford's Sync in-car infotainment is about to turn eight, making it one of the most well-established on the market. With version three, it's been completely rebuilt from the ground up.

By December 11, 2014

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Mistletoe drone draws blood at TGI Friday's

The restaurant's branch in Brooklyn has a very modern festive idea. Until the drone goes off course and strikes a photographer in the face.

By December 9, 2014

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Web founder: Europe's 'right to be forgotten' rule is dangerous

Tim Berners-Lee thinks scrubbing false information off the Web is fine, but the truth should be preserved for reasons of free speech and history. Also: the robots are already here.

By December 10, 2014

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Bitcoin bigwig goes to prison in Silk Road case

BitInstant CEO Charlie Shrem is sentenced to two years prison time, despite asking to be let off free to "change the world."

By December 20, 2014