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Neil deGrasse Tyson shares meaning of life with 6-year-old, nails it

It's an impossible question to answer -- unless you're Neil deGrasse Tyson. Watch the famed astrophysicist take on a young boy's loaded query, and knock it out of the park.

By January 17, 2015

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Why is the FCC considering a new system for phone number portability? No good reason

Commentary: After years of delay, the FCC seems poised to switch vendors for the local telephone number portability database. That could be a big mistake.

By January 5, 2015

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Our devices are listening to us all the time -- but do we care?

Once a thing dreamed about in sci-fi, voice-controlled computers are a reality. But consumers may not realize the price they pay for living in the future.

By November 16, 2014

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A Wikipedia monument? It's true (we're pretty sure)

Slubice, Poland, now hosts a monument honoring contributors to the free online encyclopedia. If you can't go see it for yourself, you can read all about it on Wikipedia.

By October 27, 2014

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Dictionary.com launches new app for word nerds

In honour of Dictionary Day, Dictionary.com has launched a brand new iOS app, with a luxuriance of lexical treats for logophiles.

By October 16, 2014

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Apple appeals Chinese ruling over encyclopedia infringement

Company is appealing a judgment that states it must pay $83,000 to China Publishing House.

By November 14, 2012

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Wikipedia beefs up disclosure rules regarding paid edits

New terms of use require volunteer editors to disclose whether they have been compensated for their contributions.

By June 16, 2014

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PR firms agree to play by Wikipedia's editing rules

Eleven large PR firms issue statements agreeing to comply with the online encyclopedia's rules after an investigation into paid edits on the site.

By June 10, 2014

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Edward Snowden is 'a textbook traitor,' Andreessen says

The venture capitalist also has harsh words for the Obama administration, accusing the White House of "letting the American tech industry out to dry."

By June 5, 2014

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How much would Jabba the Hutt's palace cost you?

The fictional desert palace that belonged to the famed "slimy piece of worm-ridden filth" is worth millions, according to real estate site Movoto. The real question is, why would you buy it?

By May 1, 2014