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Holy photo! There are 2,000 rabbis in that selfie

Orthodox rabbis attending an annual conference take their traditional group picture the newfangled way, with a giant selfie stick, a wide-angle lens and a drone to capture the whole thing.

By November 24, 2014

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A political party of nerds and geeks: What should it stand for?

You've heard that geeks and nerds run the world, but what would it take for us to actually be in charge? Crave's Eric Mack thinks it might be time for a "GNU" political party.

By October 21, 2014

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Bitcoin gains support of cryptography think tank

Coin Center, a newly created research and advocacy center, will focus on public policy issues faced by the virtual currency.

By September 22, 2014

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Your keyboard might know what you're feeling

If you're happy and you know it, your keystrokes will surely show it, say researchers who've developed a program that can recognize users' emotions with a high level of accuracy.

By August 21, 2014

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Myanmar's first non-government phone carrier, Ooredoo, goes live

The Qatar-based phone company is the first to open for business since the Asian country's military dictatorship dissolved three years ago.

By August 6, 2014

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Facebook "back up to 100 per cent" after half-hour outage

"Something went wrong," a message on the social network told would-be visitors. "We resolved the issue quickly," the company says.

By June 19, 2014

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Google rewards 11-year-old Doodle winner with $30,000 scholarship

An imaginative New Yorker takes home the top prize in Google's annual contest for her doodle of a device that transforms dirty water into something clean and drinkable.

By June 9, 2014

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This arcade machine runs on empty plastic bottles

Coca-Cola engages in an environmentally minded publicity stunt by launching an arcade game that takes bottles, not coins.

By April 30, 2014

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Microsoft Cortana will not be available in Asia at launch

Psyched about Microsoft's newest voice assistant? If you live in the Asia Pacific region, the bad news is that this feature will not be available from the get-go.

By April 2, 2014

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20,000km undersea cable to link Singapore to Europe

The new 100Gbps fiber-optic link will open up international communications for 15 telecommunications companies and protect against severed cables or other problems.

By March 6, 2014