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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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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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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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Flashback malware for OS X appears to be going extinct

One of the largest malware attacks in OS X history has fallen into obscurity.

By September 21, 2012

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Google confronts extinction of more than 3,000 languages

Google-backed initiative the Endangered Languages Project aims to help preserve the many languages slated to become extinct within the next 100 years.

By June 21, 2012

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App of the Day: Extinction Squad

In Extinction Squad, you are working for muscle-bound explorer "Chuck" Darwin, travelling around the world to bounce falling endangered animals off a safety net into a truck.

By June 6, 2012

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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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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