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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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Medieval bishop's theory resembles modern concept of multiple universes

A 13th-century bishop's theory about the formation of the universe has intriguing parallels with the theory of multiple universes.

Apr. 27, 2014

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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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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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'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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Don't assume Apple will own the smart home -- here's why

SmartThings and other smart-home vendors will be watching WWDC with interest, but no need to move out yet.

By May. 27, 2014

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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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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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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