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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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Facebook unfriends Microsoft's Bing search

The world's largest social network has stopped showing results from the search engine.

By December 12, 2014

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CES 2015 TV tech: 4K all the way

For the last few years 4K "Ultra HD" televisions have been displayed at CES, but in 2015 they'll dominate -- not just on the show floor, but on showroom floors everywhere throughout the year.

By December 12, 2014

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Hungry black hole sucks up weight of 100 billion billion hot dogs a minute

Astronomers have located a black hole that appears to be from a new class of cosmic champion eaters.

By October 8, 2014

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Apple faces 'billions of euros' costs in tax avoidance probe, report says

European investigators are set to accuse Apple of receiving "illegal state aid" in Ireland for more than 20 years.

By September 29, 2014

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Over 2 billion smartphones will circulate in 2016, report predicts

In 2018, the devices will cross another threshold when more than half of all mobile phones worldwide will be smartphones -- up from 38 percent this year.

By December 11, 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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World's fastest 2D camera can capture 100 billion frames per second

A new 2D camera developed by a team of biomedical engineers is the fastest ever made, able to image light phenomena in more detail than ever before.

By December 3, 2014

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Dyson sets aside $1.56 billion for future tech innovations

The luxury small-appliance company plans to introduce four new product categories over the next four years.

By November 20, 2014

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Mobile transaction users to jump to 2 billion by 2017

More and more, says Juniper Research, people will use their mobile devices to buy products or do their banking, boosted by services such as Apple Pay.

By November 17, 2014