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Buzz Out Loud 650: Calculus is bogus

Rounding down to zero? Pish-posh. In other intriguing news, Google and Dell may be working on an iPhone competitor. Dishy.

By Jan. 30, 2008

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An Amazon Prime price bump means fist pumps at Netflix

Amazon is considering a Prime rate increase, and it would push the cost higher than Netflix for the first time. That's good news for Netflix, but -- like Prime's combo of services -- it's a little complicated.

By Jan. 30, 2014

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'Family Ties' actress goes to college to learn coding

Justine Bateman, best known as Mallory Keaton on "Family Ties," shares her inspiring odyssey with putting acting on hold to go back to school to study coding, computer science, and quantum mechanics.

By May. 30, 2013

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Google's Euler doodle highlights an O.G. math star

The search engine celebrated Tax Day by paying tribute to one of the original numbers guys on his 306th birthday.

By Apr. 15, 2013

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Pierre de Fermat's last theorem celebrated

Pierre de Fermat, born on this day, famously doodled his last theorem in the margin of a textbook, troubling mathematicians for over 300 years.

By Aug. 17, 2011

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A voracious mobile world needs 'spectrum, spectrum, spectrum'

commentary CES panels stress the urgent need to free up more radio frequencies to address the insatiable demand from mobile users and high-bandwidth apps.

By Jan. 9, 2014

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Jobs: 'I don't want to make Android users happy'

Walter Isaacson's biography of Steve Jobs contains a lot of references to Android, which he viewed as a "stolen product."

By Oct. 23, 2011

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UC Davis swaps real trees for solar structure

Bye Bye Birdies--to make room for two large solar car ports, UC Davis needs to cut down a few dozen pear trees.

By Aug. 16, 2011

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Wolfram education apps raise teaching dilemma

A company that caters to Ph.Ds is recrafting its software for students of math, music, and more. But will turning an iPod into a calculus calculator be a crutch or a brain booster?

By Jan. 18, 2011

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Isaac Newton's notebooks open digital doors

The University of Cambridge has digitized a portion of Isaac Newton's papers, letting anyone see the mathematics and experiments of the famed scientist.

By Dec. 12, 2011