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Grand Theft Florence: Hands on with 15th-century Italy in Assassin's Creed II

Ubisoft's sequel to their 2007 parkour/virtual reality adventure changes landscapes to Renaissance Italy with great success.

By Nov. 20, 2009

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Dolphin translator chirps out first word

Scientists working on a two-way dolphin communicator have made a breakthrough -- their device may have translated a single whistle in real time.

By Apr. 2, 2014

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Mars Curiosity rover sings 'Happy Birthday' to itself

Anyone listening on Mars would have heard the Curiosity rover singing to celebrate its one-year anniversary since touching down.

By Aug. 5, 2013

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Alibaba to forbid Bitcoin sales on its Web site

China's e-commerce giant says selling the virtual currency will be banned on its site "in the interest of consumer protection."

By Jan. 8, 2014

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Xbox One disc drive error 'sounds like a robot is vomiting'

Microsoft's brand-new Xbox One console is suffering from teething problems, with a disc drive fault widely reported on Amazon and YouTube.

By Nov. 22, 2013

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How to stand out among birthday well-wishers on Facebook

Looking to add a little fun and excitement the next time you wish a friend a happy birthday on Facebook? Then it's YouTube to the rescue.

By Dec. 13, 2012

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Fox Business confirms (or not) that Twitter will have an IPO

In an exchange with a Twitter spokeswoman that stretches the boundaries of coyness, Fox Business reads less between the lines and more between the quotation marks. Or not.

By Sep. 6, 2013

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AT&T adds six LTE markets, unveils plan for 77 more

The company is playing catch-up to Verizon Wireless in its 4G LTE deployment.

By Apr. 10, 2013

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New Enterprise Associates raises $2.6B VC fund

TechCrunch reckons that NEA's 14th fund may be the largest in venture capital history.

By Jul. 24, 2012

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How augmented-reality ads could change everything

Embryonic as they are right now, augmented-reality ads have the potential to offer a hyper-targeted, space-age-type experience for customers. Advertisers rightly want to monetize that.

By Jul. 5, 2013