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Sending a message from 2015 to space aliens (Tomorrow Daily 182)

The New Horizons spacecraft is at the center of a crowdfunding/sourcing effort to update onboard data about humanity for intelligent life forms that may come across it in the future. If we know the Internet like we think we do, we're assuming aliens will someday experience a RickRoll.

By May 21, 2015

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What an Apple Watch fitting is really like

A new era dawns for Apple Store shoppers as the appointment-only fittings for the fashion-focused Apple Watch begin. We grabbed one of the first appointments in the world to see how it really works.

By April 9, 2015

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Amazon surprises investors with a gift of profit

The e-commerce company posts a $214 million profit for the holiday season. CEO Jeff Bezos says Prime membership got a boost of more than 50 percent in the quarter.

By January 29, 2015

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What improvements do you hope to see in high-end audio in 2015?

The Audiophiliac shares his wishlist for this year.

By January 1, 2015

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Amazon losses widen as it braces for rocky holiday quarter

The e-commerce company misses Wall Street expectations and reports a third-quarter loss of $437 million. More critically, it warns that its fourth-quarter revenue will also disappoint.

By October 23, 2014

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Verizon misses Q3 mark as it shrugs off rivals' promotions

The carrier still managed to post strong customer growth, again driven largely by an increase in tablet sales.

By October 21, 2014

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HBO may price online-only subscription service at $15 a month

HBO's plans to bring its programming to Internet users via a Netflix-style streaming service may cost as much as bundling it with a cable package, according to a report.

By October 17, 2014

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Oyster all-you-can-read e-book service extends to browsers

The monthly subscription service that lets you read an unlimited number of e-books is now available on any desktop or mobile browser.

By July 24, 2014

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Want major new aircraft designs? Wait until 2030

Boeing and Airbus are tweaking the tried-and-true instead of going all out for all-new. Here's why the jet-age pizzazz has been grounded.

By July 23, 2014

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2014's battle for dashboard supremacy: Apple's CarPlay vs. Google's OAA vs. MirrorLink

Cars have been getting smarter and smartphone connectivity is better than ever, but 2014 should be a quantum leap forward for smartphone connectivity. Join us as we look at the main contenders.

By March 4, 2014