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Dying man granted 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' screening

Star Wars fan Daniel Fleetwood, who's dying of cancer, isn't sure he'll survive to the movie's release date. So the Internet comes to the rescue.

By November 5, 2015


Uber suffers loss as judge grants drivers' suit class action status

A California judge rules that the employee vs. independent-contractor case that was limited to three drivers can now be expanded to thousands of drivers.

By September 1, 2015


Gamer's wish granted: He can pay for Fallout 4 with real bottle caps

Digital bottle caps are the de facto currency in the wastelands of Fallout 4, but Bethesda Softworks accepted one guy's ingenious plea to let him pay for the game with real ones.

By June 25, 2015


Woman granted permission to serve divorce papers via Facebook

A Manhattan Supreme Court justice grants a woman permission to serve her elusive husband divorce papers via a private Facebook message. Is this a sign of what's to come?

By April 6, 2015


Help wanted: Obama's tech-training project now accepting applications

Organizers of innovative training programs can now apply for a federal grant to help prepare low-wage workers for more-lucrative tech jobs.

By November 17, 2015


Take that, Netflix: Amazon says Prime grants free 4K streaming

In response to Netflix raising its price for customers who want 4K streaming, Amazon says its 4K video streams won't cost Prime subscribers an extra dime.

By November 12, 2014


'MythBusters' host Adam Savage shares views from last day of filming

Adam Savage gives fans a behind-the-scenes look at the final days shooting the long-running show "MythBusters" by tweeting photos and videos.

By November 12, 2015


Smart grid 101: What next-gen electricity means for you

The evolving energy industry could totally change the way you think about electricity in your home.

By November 7, 2015


No more 'MythBusters'; show will say goodbye in 2016

After 248 episodes, hosts Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman will bid farewell to the popular-science Discovery Channel series next year.

By October 21, 2015


This free app helps eliminate the Live Photos you don't want

iOS offers a way to remove the life from live photos, but on a photo-by-photo basis, making Lean an important tool for batch editing.

By October 26, 2015