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Google funds million-dollar contest for better power electronics

The Little Box Challenge is designed to shrink the size of power inverters, devices used in solar panels and electric cars. It's part of Google's effort to improve its green-tech image.

By July 22, 2014

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Signal-jamming coat hides your devices from prying eyes

This isn't the first time a garment has promised to protect our privacy, but to an Austrian design team's credit, this one looks a lot cozier.

By June 17, 2014

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Gamescom: Battlefield 3 jets, night vision, co-op

Spend the next few minutes drooling over some delicious features for Battlefield 3 revealed today at the Gamescom show in Cologne, Germany.

By August 16, 2011

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Filling the gaps: Microsoft contest locates new prime numbers

Prime numbers are endlessly fascinating to computing and math fans, and there's an infinite supply of them. A Microsoft contest succeeds in fleshing out the list of primes that aren't actually the largest.

By April 1, 2014

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Flappy Bird flies again online, flies free of your phone

Flappy Bird flies again! The hugely popular flappy app has flown the coop from app stores but has taken wing online.

By February 10, 2014

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RIP, Flappy Bird. You were too addictive, creator says

Dong Nguyen, the developer of the crazily popular Flappy Bird app, confesses to Forbes why he decided to put the kibosh on his little birdie.

By February 11, 2014

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Twitter diplomacy takes center stage

Twitter may not be able to easily monetize Twitter diplomacy, but it's emblematic of how much influence 140 characters and broadcasting across the Internet can have.

By September 28, 2013

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Twitter platform director Ryan Sarver departing

Sarver was at Twitter for four years, and now leaves with no plans "but rest." Twitter has already posted a job listing as it searches for his replacement.

By May 31, 2013

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It's Coop's -30- column: Adios, sorta

I'm outta here. But before signing off one final time, I did want to tip the hat to acknowledge you, the readers, for making it one very fun ride.

By April 22, 2009

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Amateur effort finds new largest prime number

A Missouri professor, one of a team of nearly 100,000 volunteers, has found a highly unusual 17 million digit number -- and brought a prime-hunting project closer to a $150,000 prize.

By February 6, 2013