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Garth Brooks loses six months worth of songs to 'fried' phone

Fans may have to wait a bit longer for new music from country superstar Garth Brooks. He lost half-a-year's worth of song ideas to a technology fail.

By September 30, 2015


Hey, hey, hey. Mel Brooks hints at a 'Spaceballs' sequel

May the Schwartz be with you. Award-winning producer/director Mel Brooks hints at a sequel to his '80s "Star Wars" spoof "Spaceballs."

By February 7, 2015


Country superstar Garth Brooks no longer a digital holdout, except for iTunes

The immensely popular singer is to release a new album after 13 years. For the first time, his catalog will be available digitally, but only on his website.

By July 12, 2014


Lake in Turkey turns blood red

A lake in central Turkey called Tuz Golu turns bright red during the hot summer season, and it's not because of some biblical plague.

By July 23, 2015


iPad? Shoo! This UK government meeting will brook no spying

Can anyone powerful have a private meeting anymore? The British government, itself this week implicated in spying accusations, is taking extra precautions.

By November 3, 2013


'Shine up the arches': McDonald's and the quest to go digital

The world's largest restaurant chain is in turnaround mode. It's looking to the tech industry -- and role models like Google -- as it searches for a good jump start. First stop: South by Southwest.

By March 20, 2015


Fund this: Smart earplugs promise a better night's sleep

Having already blasted past its fundraising goal, this smartphone-controlled sleep aid is now working toward stretch goals.

By November 25, 2014


Antarctica penguin pics beamed by satellite

In honor of World Penguin Day, tech firm Cambridge Consultants announces a plan to use Raspberry-Pi-equipped cameras to help labs keep an eye on penguins in real time.

By April 25, 2014


Popular white noise machines may be too loud for babies

Out of 14 infant sleep machines tested, all were louder than the 50-decibel limit set by hospital nurseries, while two were louder than what's considered hazardous to adult ears in the workplace.

By March 3, 2014


Rebekah Brooks charged in phone-hacking scandal

The Crown Prosecution Service says Brooks, along with her personal assistant and chauffeur, among others, are charged with "perverting the course of justice."

By May 15, 2012