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Is this the world's most adorable octopus?

An as-yet undescribed species of octopus is just so gosh-darn cute that it may be named for its charms.

By June 18, 2015

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Are these the stars that shaped the universe?

The Very Large Telescope has spotted signs that may indicate the presence of the oldest stars in the universe -- formed from matter created by the Big Bang.

By June 17, 2015

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What is Samsung's SUHD?

Samsung has launched "SUHD" TVs, but despite the new term they're based on good old LCD technology. Here's what you need to know.

By April 23, 2015

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Google faces European charge it abused search dominance

The European Commission opens a legal case that could change how Google search works -- and impose a massive fine. It also begins an inquiry about Android.

By April 15, 2015

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Brooding, brutal 'Daredevil' shows the shadows of the Marvel universe (spoiler-free review)

The rain-soaked alleys and intense punch-ups of this new Netflix show are a million miles from the colourful adventures of the Avengers.

By April 9, 2015

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Samsung Galaxy S6 vs. HTC One M9, Apple iPhone 6 camera shootout

We pit the cameras from three mobile giants -- the Galaxy S6, the HTC One M9, and the iPhone 6 -- against one another to see which flagship takes the best photos.

By March 30, 2015

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Storage that's both fast and roomy? It's on the way

Good news for laptop and smartphone buyers: a novel flash-memory design should cut costs and boost capacity.

By March 26, 2015

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The fastest star in the galaxy propelled by thermonuclear supernova

A speeding star is the fastest such object in the Milky Way -- and researchers believe that a supernova sent it on its way.

By March 11, 2015

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​Mobile industry dips its toes in 5G waters for next-gen networks

Demonstrations at Mobile World Congress show the growing momentum toward the launch of faster, more responsive mobile networks in 2020.

By March 3, 2015

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NFL star sets selfie-taking world record

Technically Incorrect: Arizona Cardinals' Patrick Peterson manages 1,449 selfies in an hour. But how? And why?

By January 28, 2015