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​Google leaves most Android users exposed to hackers

An executive confirms Google has no plans to fix a security hole in the default browser for older versions of Android, which are relied on by around 60 percent of all Android users.

By January 24, 2015

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Former MythBuster goes on McDonald's french fry fact-finding hunt

Ex "MythBuster" Grant Imahara visits potato supplier Simplot to investigate what McDonald's french fries are actually made from. The list of ingredients might be longer than you expect.

By January 23, 2015

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AT&T ushers in the cross-country call, 100 years ago

On January 25, 1915, AT&T completed the first transcontinental telephone call in the US, after completing the challenging stretch from Denver to San Francisco.

By January 25, 2015

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Engineering prof: Young people have no clue how to fix things

Engineering professor Danielle George bemoans the idea that when a gadget needs fixing, young people throw it away and buy a new one

By December 28, 2014

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Engineer uses tape measure to beat speeding ticket

A retired UK engineer is reportedly convinced he wasn't speeding, despite getting a ticket generated by a speed camera. So he gets on his hands and knees to prove white lines on the road are incorrectly spaced.

By December 15, 2014

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How to remove Yahoo as Firefox's default search engine

Firefox has kicked Google to the curb and run into the arms of Yahoo as its default search engine. Learn how to switch your default back to Google, and about a new search feature.

By December 4, 2014

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Watch 1,200 engineers switch an above-ground track to a subway in three hours

In March last year, Tokyu Railways spent one night lowering a train track at Shibuya Station to connect it to a subway station.

By November 19, 2014

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Computer engineer Barbie needs men to code for her

Mattel apologizes for a book in which Barbie needs programming help from men, Walmart stores are scammed into price-matching fake Amazon listings, and Facebook launches yet another app.

By November 19, 2014

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Computer engineer Barbie needs men to code for her

Mattel apologizes for a book in which Barbie needs programming help from men, Walmart stores are scammed into price-matching fake Amazon listings, and Facebook launches yet another app.

By November 19, 2014

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Engine failure suspected in explosion of unmanned rocket

Company tasked with resupplying the International Space Station says it may replace the decades-old, Soviet-made engines for future launches.

By November 5, 2014