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The AME 2000, one of the world's most secure phones (pictures)

Motorola Solutions, the non-Google Moto division, creates an Android phone called the AME 2000 that's so secure, the NSA wants one. Well, more than one. See what makes this superspy phone so unique.

7 Images By March 1, 2013

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Civilians steer NASA satellite from an old McDonald's

Somewhere in Mountain View, a group of civilians take over the ISEE-3 satellite using old radio parts bought on eBay. Today, they're screening a live lunar flyby.

By August 10, 2014

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Fruit fly astronauts set to live for generations in space

Some tiny astronauts are scheduled to fly up to the International Space Station to help scientists model the effects of long-term space exposure on humans.

By July 9, 2014

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Confirmed, finally: D-Wave quantum computer is sometimes sluggish

The D-Wave Two quantum computer clocks in no faster than a standard PC, but those already well-known results still leave us scratching our heads over speed testing.

By June 19, 2014

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NASA discovery of Kepler-10c steps up claims for alien life

A newly revealed rocky mega-planet shows the universe was capable of creating extraterrestrial-friendly worlds shortly after the Big Bang.

By June 3, 2014

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Google discloses its diversity record and admits it's not good

Women make up just 17 percent of the Web giant's tech workforce and are outnumbered in leadership positions nearly 4 to 1.

By May 28, 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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Oculus Rift... for chickens?!

Second Livestock asks the question: would battery chickens be happier if they lived in a virtual reality? Would we?

By May 19, 2014

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First Earth-size planet that may hold water confirmed

Kepler-186f orbits an M dwarf star in the constellation Cygnus. More importantly, it's the first confirmed Earth-size, potentially habitable planet elsewhere in the universe.

By April 17, 2014

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Facebook building drones and lasers with Connectivity Lab

The social network is inventing new technologies in house to deliver affordable Internet access to all.

By March 27, 2014