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Engineering students extinguish fire with sound

A pair of engineering students created a new type of fire extinguisher that uses sound waves to put out flames.

By March 26, 2015

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State Department takes network offline for security scrub

The effort is the department's latest attempt to root out malicious software from Russian hackers in its unclassified email system, according to a report.

By March 14, 2015

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Apple lands prime spot in the Dow, as AT&T departs

The world's most valuable company joins Wall Street's pre-eminent stock index, a key metric of the nation's economic performance.

By March 6, 2015

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Treasury Department accepts PayPal, furthering push to go paperless

Pay.gov, a government website that collects payments to federal agencies, has added PayPal and Dwolla to its list of options.

By February 19, 2015

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The driver's license of the future is coming to your smartphone

A few states have begun the journey toward offering a digital version of your driver's license that would reside on your phone. But the going could be stop and go for a while.

By March 21, 2015

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​More change for Mozilla as top Firefox exec departs

Johnathan Nightingale, Mozilla's vice president of Firefox, is leaving. Firefox is stronger now after a tough 2014, he says, but his departure means more unsettled times for the browser maker.

By February 18, 2015

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'Some' Twitch user accounts possibly accessed in hack

To protect its 100 million users, the live-stream video service for gamers says it has reset all passwords and disconnected user accounts from Twitter and YouTube.

By March 24, 2015

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NASA and Department of Defense grab Lytro's light-field tech

Lytro has opened up its light-field technology platform for companies to develop custom cameras. NASA and the Department of Defense are among the first to jump on board.

By November 6, 2014

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​How I fell out of love with the Withings Activite Pop

In wearable tech, things break. But the shattered glass I experienced on the Pop is troubling.

By March 26, 2015

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Florida police seek to stop Craigslist crimes

The growing number of crimes and attacks related to online classifieds has states like Florida seeking ways to make these transactions safer.

By March 20, 2015