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NASA marks 10th anniversary of Columbia disaster

Space agency marks the anniversaries of the Columbia, Challenger, and Apollo 1 disasters with an emotional memorial service, vowing to do everything possible to prevent a recurrence.

By Feb. 2, 2013

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Thousands of secret keys found in Android apps

Even among the top apps found on Google Play, researchers have found a crucial security flaw that could compromise user data.

By Jun. 18, 2014

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New chip lets scientists listen in on bacteria

Researchers at Columbia University say their chip lets them electrochemically image biofilms to "listen to the bacteria as they talk to each other."

By Feb. 10, 2014

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NASA to pay tribute to its fallen astronauts

The space agency is remembering 17 astronauts who died in the Apollo 1, Space Shuttle Challenger, and Columbia disasters.

By Jan. 29, 2014

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Flu predictions get more accurate

Google's annual Flu Trends metric was wildly off last year. But scientists were able to leverage the company's data to design a far more successful system.

By Dec. 3, 2013

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Kodak CEO post goes to Orbitz chairman Jeff Clarke

Under Clarke's leadership, the onetime photography powerhouse will focus on business-to-business imaging services.

By Mar. 13, 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 Jan. 11, 2014

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Police chief threatens Facebook pot critic with arrest

The Interim Police Chief of Columbia, S.C., appears not to appreciate those who suggest his department should catch shooters rather than pot users. He replies that he suspects the poster "might be a criminal."

By Nov. 2, 2013

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Google settles with states in Safari-tracking case for $17M

Sidestepping third-party tracking cookie blockers in Apple's Safari browser is a costly dance, as Google agrees to pay another $17 million in the case.

By Nov. 18, 2013

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AT&T turns on 7 new LTE markets, expands in six areas

The company says it's now operating 291 LTE markets, covering over 200 million people across the U.S.

By Jun. 26, 2013