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Brute force Hubble fix saves the day--again

Astronaut Mike Massimino, confounded by a stripped screw, deliberately tears away a handrail inside the Hubble Space Telescope to clear the way for a successful instrument repair.

By May 17, 2009

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Panasonic tackles Lytro-like 'shoot now, focus later' photography

In addition to announcing it's got a telephoto zoom and fast prime lens under development, Panasonic unveils its approach to the focus-post-shot problem.

By July 15, 2015

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United to award miles to security researchers who discover bugs

The airline says it will offer air miles as part of its new bug bounty program, but there are restrictions. Problems that affect onboard Wi-Fi, entertainment systems and avionics are off-limits.

By May 14, 2015

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Girls just want to code. The trick is making sure they don't stop

The best way to recruit more women into tech? Convince them when they're young that tech is cool.

By May 8, 2015

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The dead-simple way to help professional women succeed

Commentary: CNET's Lindsey Turrentine draws on her own experience for insights into a surprisingly simple method for getting women moving along their career paths.

By May 7, 2015

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Diversity in tech: Going beyond lip service

Tech companies say they want more women and minorities. But who's actually doing something tangible?

By May 7, 2015

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Can burglars jam your wireless security system?

We examined claims that popular wireless security kits come with new vulnerabilities.

By February 11, 2015

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May the force be with you: Outlaw Audio Ultra X12 subwoofer

Big subs have huge advanatages over compact subs, so yet again the lesson is clear: for the best sound quality, size matters!

By December 23, 2014

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Your annual festive people-fighting-over-electronics-at-Walmart video

Some traditions will not die. Wresting a home theater system out of someone else's hands, for example.

By November 28, 2014

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Google reveals inner workings of manual hijacking

In Google's study, the firm gets up close and personal with hijackers that target not businesses or governments, but you personally.

By November 6, 2014