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Microsoft refreshes back-to-school teaching tools

Eight new and updated programs are available for teachers and students to use in the coming school year.

By September 2, 2015

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Lost book by J.R.R. Tolkien coming soon is basically fanfic for fans of Finns

"The Story of Kullervo" was written decades before "The Hobbit" and the world it takes place in will be familiar to fans of Finnish mythology.

By August 18, 2015

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Everything you need to know about the 'Game of Thrones' universe

Can't get enough "Game of Thrones"? Here's what to devour once you've finished every episode of HBO's show and the books it's based on.

By June 20, 2015

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Why does Hollywood keep churning out remakes? Some ideas

"Ghostbusters"! "Jurassic World"! "Point Break," even. We live in the remake era. Are audiences getting exhausted, or were their generations raised to love the reboot?

By June 16, 2015

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Skyglow: Astrophotography stars look to document beauty of night sky

A new Kickstarter from timelapse astrophotographers Gavin Heffernan and Harun Mehmedinovic looks to capture the beauty of the stars and explore the effects of urban light pollution.

By April 3, 2015

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Silent Circle reveals secure Blackphone 2 phone, Blackphone+ tablet

The privacy protection company will upgrade its snoop-resistant handset later this year and introduce a tablet, too. Also new: a push for business customers spooked by Sony hacks.

By March 2, 2015

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Bluetooth for the Blue Period: Art and tech unite in MONA's gallery app

Australia's Museum of Old and New Art is renowned for its unique design, eccentric founder and provocative art. But at the centre of it all, MONA's greatest achievement has been in the technological realm.

By December 21, 2014

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How the 'Star Wars: The Phantom Menace' trailer made Web history

The "Phantom Menace" trailer wasn't only a treat for fans: it was a coup for Apple and, in 1998, one of the biggest tests the Internet had faced.

By November 28, 2014

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'Abandoned in Place': Forgotten space launch sites left to the sands of time

Photographer Roland Miller has made it a mission to document space launch sites abandoned across America.

By November 25, 2014

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You've never heard The Beatles sound like this before

The latest round of Beatles LPs are pure, unadulterated analog -- and sound better for it!

By September 13, 2014