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Jeremy Lin crushing it as overnight Twitter star

Few people outside of his friends and family ever heard of him a week ago. Now he's turned into a sports (and Twitter) phenom.

By Feb. 11, 2012

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Singing robot head could do duets with Chucky

Crooning robot head out of Taiwan can read music faster than the average human head, its creators say. It might be less terrifying if attached to a body, though.

By Aug. 15, 2011

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Students occupying Taiwan government take to Reddit AMA

The Sunflower Movement of students occupying Taiwan's national assembly have explained their goals in a Reddit Ask Me Anything session.

By Apr. 2, 2014

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Docs turn to silkworms to spin a better bone implant

Scientists from Harvard and Tufts create silk screws and plates for use in healing bone fractures. Unlike their steel counterparts, these could dissolve in the body and even be used to deliver antibiotics.

By Mar. 5, 2014

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Xiaomi finds big success selling high-end smartphones for less

China's Xiaomi may be the most successful handset maker you've never heard of. The 3-year-old company sold more than 7 million smartphones last year with no ad budget and no retail sales. CEO Bin Lin spoke at All Things D to explain how.

By Apr. 15, 2013

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See physicist surprised by news his Big Bang theory was right

Stanford Professor Andrei Linde gets a little choked up when a colleague delivers the news that his theory of cosmic inflation has been verified by the observation of primordial gravitational waves.

By Mar. 18, 2014

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'Linsanity' already hitting e-bookstores near you

The NBA's latest star has been in the public eye for just days, and already there are seven books about him. It just goes to show what's possible in the new world of book publishing.

By Feb. 22, 2012

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Microsoft: Productivity Web apps improve with IE11

Pasting a photo or a formatted list into a browser-based word processor isn't as fun as playing Hover online, but Microsoft still made the mundane chores a little better in its browser.

By Oct. 25, 2013

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iHealth Lab unleashes glucose monitor that syncs with mobile devices

The portable Bluetooth-enabled blood glucose monitor, coming out Wednesday, syncs readings automatically to a designated iOS or Android device for future tracking and sharing.

By Oct. 30, 2013

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Obama answers health care questions on Quora

Ahead of the 2014 deadline to sign up for Obamacare, the president addresses questions on the topic via Q&A service Quora. At the same time, Quora is introducing a verified profile system.

By Mar. 24, 2014