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Deflategate: NFL consults with physicists

Technically Incorrect: It seems one can never know enough about how temperature affects the air pressure in a football. As part of its investigation, the NFL team reportedly is researching gas physics. Really.

By January 28, 2015

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Mt. Gox consults with cops on the case of the missing bitcoins

The embattled bitcoin exchange says it’s consulted with the metropolitan police department over the disappearance of 650,000 bitcoins.

By March 26, 2014

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Software consultant banned by Hilton for snake 'joke'

When filling out online booking forms, joking is tempting. Sometimes, people don't find it funny. Especially if it's a "snake in my trousers" joke.

By February 28, 2014

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eBay mirror, mirror on the wall -- are you talking to me?

The e-commerce giant's fitting room of the future lands at Nordstrom and Rebecca Minkoff stores.

By January 18, 2015

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Modern security tactics fail to protect against malware, study finds

The kinds of advanced malicious software threatening most companies have proven to be nearly impossible to stop, says a new FireEye report.

By January 8, 2015

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CNET's Next Big Thing: How virtual reality goes beyond geeky

Industry leaders say virtual and augmented reality applications will be as widespread as mobile phones, but not until some major hurdles are addressed.

By January 6, 2015

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Sen. Al Franken questions Uber, Lyft over privacy (Q&A)

The Minnesota senator has asked Uber and Lyft to clarify their data collection practices. He believes users should know how their personal information is being collected and used by these ride-sharing services.

By December 16, 2014

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Give up mobile Web access or alcohol? Majority choose booze

Fifty-eight percent of people say that if they had to forgo alcohol or mobile Internet access for one week, they would become temporary teetotalers.

By December 10, 2014

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It's 2014. Why is my battery stuck in the '90s?

The devices we all rely on continue to evolve radically. So why has the battery industry failed? Here's how you can take charge.

By December 2, 2014

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Hacker Mitnick has a plan to help you stay safe online (Q&A)

Arguably the world's most famous hacker, Kevin Mitnick says even he's on attackers' hit lists. That's why he decided to make his next book a guide to practical safety for everyone on the Internet.

By November 29, 2014