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Welcome to Los Atlantis: Whimsical maps imagine a post-flood Earth

Ever been to Central Shark or Greenwich Spillage? Urban planner Jeffrey Linn creates and sells captivating maps that guide you through the world after sea levels rise.

By February 25, 2015

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Taiwan plane crash: Dashcam videos flood YouTube

Within hours of a passenger plane clipping a bridge and crashing into a river, chilling dashcam videos from passing vehicles appear online. Some, incredibly, are even set to music.

By February 4, 2015

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Phablets to flood smartphone market in coming years -- report

Big-screened phones will account for more than 20 percent of mobile devices shipped by 2019, according to Juniper Research.

By January 28, 2015

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How startup GitHub survived a massive five-day network attack (Q&A)

The collaborative coding site scrambled to withstand the opening salvo from what researchers dubbed China's Great Cannon. But CEO Chris Wanstrath says that was just the beginning.

By April 17, 2015

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Flood Beacon warns of danger in real time

Floods can be fast-moving and unpredictable, but a new gadget aims to get detailed data into the hands of the people who need it most, in time to make a difference.

By April 24, 2014

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Agony and HTC: How an underdog phone maker aims to reinvent itself

The company will use Mobile World Congress next week as a coming-out party for its new identity as a consumer gadget and mobile-app maker. It may be the most important party it ever hosts.

By February 23, 2015

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Leaked iPhone 5S, iPhone 5C pictures flood the Web

An early abundance of leaks shows us what Apple has planned weeks before it's expected to officially release new iPhones.

By August 23, 2013

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Vexed in the city: Silicon Valley's invasion of San Francisco

A major migration is under way, with technology companies large and small setting up shop in San Francisco and bypassing the historic heart of the tech industry.

By August 22, 2014

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Airbnb gets White House nod for disaster housing initiative

The peer-to-peer home rental service works with hosts in San Francisco and Portland, Ore., to provide emergency housing.

By July 29, 2014

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Check out this Earth yearbook, as seen from space

Landsat 8 has just completed its first year in operation -- and it's already recorded some fascinating changes on Earth's surface.

By June 6, 2014