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European court: Skype's name too similar to Britain's Sky broadcasting

The judgment prevents Microsoft from trademarking the Skype name and logo in Europe.

By May 5, 2015

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Discovering a "Wikigalaxy" on Tomorrow Daily

A French computer science student just launched Wikigalaxy, a space-themed visualization of 100,000 Wikipedia articles you can explore at your leisure. Now you can actually tumble into a Wikipedia black hole online!

By December 16, 2014

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Tomorrow Daily 101: A Wikigalaxy full of 'stars,' Britain's first sci-fi film restored and more

On today's show, we check out a website that visualizes 100,000 Wikipedia articles as a galaxy of "stars," a detailed restoration of Britain's first full-length science fiction film, and a do-it-yourself exoplanet detector made without high-powered telescopes.

By December 16, 2014

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Explore Britain's Tate museum after dark via robot

By taking remote control of telepresence robots, you'll be able to roam the deserted halls of one of the world's most famous museums.

By August 12, 2014

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UK govt revving up for driverless cars on Britain's roads

The government will conduct a review next year to help make Britain a prime destination for making and testing driverless cars.

By December 8, 2013

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Britain's Times dumps app for BlackBerry, cites lack of customer interest

Another blow for the former highflier as Britain's The Times newspaper says it's pulling its mobile app for BlackBerry.

By October 1, 2013

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Geek overboard: Crossing the Atlantic on an old-school ship

CNET's Amanda Kooser relives the long-ago days of luxury ocean liner travel aboard the modern Queen Victoria, where white gloves meet Wi-Fi.

By May 9, 2015

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iPhone 6 reels in Android users across Europe

The iPhone's market share rose by 1.8 percentange points, while Android's slice slimmed down by 3.1 points, says a new report from Kantar Worldpanel ComTech.

By May 6, 2015

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BBC boss: I remain confident about the future of 'Top Gear'

The head of BBC Worldwide claims "Top Gear" will continue to be a moneyspinner as he looks forward to the launch of the BBC's iTunes-style store.

By April 29, 2015

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Millennials' view of Snowden could spur surveillance relief, ACLU says

The civil liberties group argues that younger adults have an "overwhelmingly positive opinion" about Edward Snowden, leaker of NSA secrets -- and that governments should take note.

By April 21, 2015