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FCC got Net neutrality 'right,' but fight isn't over, Franken says

Sen. Al Franken says regulating the Internet like a telephone service is the only way the FCC could withstand legal challenges from the telecom industry.

By March 3, 2015

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Mars once had an ocean bigger than the Arctic

NASA scientists have analysed the water signatures in Mars' atmosphere to determine that the planet once had a primitive ocean bigger than the Arctic Ocean on Earth.

By March 5, 2015

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I support Net neutrality, but that is not what the FCC just did

Commentary: The new regulatory action by the FCC has sweeping implications for the Internet, and the price we will pay over time for this radical shift will be severe.

By February 27, 2015

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Einstein's Cross: Distant supernova split into four by gravitational lensing

An exploding star directly behind a cluster of enormous galaxies has been split into four images by the light-bending properties of the cluster's gravity.

By March 5, 2015

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Meet Runcible, a smartphone that looks like a pocket watch

At least one company says smartphones don't have to be rectangular slabs.

By February 26, 2015

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'Game of Thrones' meets Taylor Swift in 'Blank Page' music vid

Nerdist releases a music video for "Blank Page," an incredible parody song that features George R.R. Martin telling Daenerys Targaryen he could kill her off at any time.

By March 4, 2015

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Lenovo's Superfish screwup highlights biggest problem in software

By not properly vetting the Superfish adware, Lenovo became the most recent unwitting example of broken links in the software supply chain.

By February 27, 2015

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Jack the Ripper finally ID'ed? Skepticism meets author's claims

An armchair detective and a biochemist claim to have solved the mystery of the Ripper's identity through DNA testing a shawl. But some experts aren't convinced.

By September 8, 2014

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Virtual reality is taking over the video game industry

An annual event in San Francisco has often been where game developers come together to discuss design. Now it's one of the biggest showcases of the latest VR tech.

By February 28, 2015

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Sneaky 'nanobeacon' delivers smackdown to cancer cells' defenses

By silencing a mechanism that allows cancer cells to reject anti-cancer drugs, a new breakthrough out of MIT and Harvard could dramatically increase the efficacy of treatment.

By March 3, 2015