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In Chrome, Google's Hangouts plugin goes extinct

Moving toward Web standards reduces the inconvenience and security problems of browser plugins. But the new Hangouts software still uses Google's own Native Client plugin.

By June 30, 2014

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DirecTV launches 4K exclusive to Samsung TVs

The satellite provider will begin offering access to more the 20 movies on-demand in 4K format, but for now subscribers can only watch them on a Samsung 4K TV.

By November 13, 2014

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Newly discovered amphibious ichthyosaur is a prehistoric missing link

A new ichthyosaur discovered in China is the missing link between the aquatic reptiles of the Mesozoic era and their terrestrial ancestors.

By November 4, 2014

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'Transformers 4' will be first Dolby Atmos Blu-ray

Paramount Pictures' "Transformers: Age of Extinction" will be first the official Blu-ray encoded with a ​Dolby Atmos soundtrack when it is released later this month.

By September 8, 2014

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Beware! 8 sinister consequences of Google and Amazon drones

If Google, Amazon, and Facebook usher in a new era of urban delivery drones, will we lose more than we gain? Crave's Eric Mack sees danger ahead for everything from Spam to Slurpees.

By September 2, 2014

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Netbook to go extinct by 2015, says iSuppli

Netbooks were just a transition device to the post-PC era. In retrospect, Apple's iPad was the meteor that forced Netbooks into extinction.

By April 12, 2013

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What would happen if there were no more sharks?

PBS YouTube series "It's Okay to be Smart" dives into what would happen if there were no more sharks in the world, but leaves out that there would be no more "Shark Week."

By August 11, 2014

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Scientists want to raise extinct species from the dead

We can rebuild them. We have the technology.

By March 25, 2013

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Scientists briefly revive extinct frog from dead cells

Australian scientists break new ground in embryonic cloning by bringing back a dead frog species using eggs from a distant cousin.

By March 18, 2013

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10 best TV technologies

Not every flat-screen feature is created equal. Here are a few of our favorite technologies of the high-definition TV era.

By August 4, 2014