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Chandra Observatory reveals the awesome might of the black hole

One of the most powerful black holes in the observable universe has been revealed by NASA's Chandra X-Ray Observatory.

By January 23, 2014

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Fashionistas who need to unload clothes? There's an app for that

Second-hand clothing apps are luring women from other online marketplaces by promising built-in community and profits.

By September 29, 2014

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Are we all here because of a black hole?

While we typically think of black holes as death pits from which nothing can escape, recent studies suggest black holes play a pivotal role in creating stars. Could one have created our sun?

By September 18, 2014

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Chromecast at Year 1: Why it's more than just an impulse buy (Q&A)

For the first birthday of Google's streaming-media stick, the exec behind the dirt-cheap dongle discusses its back story, year one, and the path ahead.

By July 29, 2014

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Google puts itself front and center on Chromecast

The tech giant announces a few new features for its popular streaming hardware at the Google I/O developer conference.

By June 25, 2014

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Stars play a game of cosmic catch, create rare magnetar

Astronomers use the Very Large Telescope to reveal a space drama involving two unique stars in the Ara constellation.

By May 14, 2014

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Buy the only camera to go to the moon and back (allegedly)

An Austrian auction house will soon take bids on a camera it claims is the only handheld to come home from an Apollo mission.

By February 4, 2014

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Google opens Chromecast to all developers

Google throws open the development doors to Chromecast so that app makers can get their apps on your TV.

By February 3, 2014

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Sexting teen convicted of child pornography

A teenage girl in Canada sends naked pictures of her boyfriend's ex-girlfriend to a friend and posts one picture to the victim's Facebook page. She is more or less the same age as the victim, yet is convicted of child pornography.

By January 11, 2014

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Hubble finds unseen galaxies with new super-deep photos of the universe

NASA's Hubble telescope has taken its deepest ever picture of a cluster of galaxies, revealing some of the faintest and youngest galaxies ever detected.

By January 7, 2014