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Hilton to replace hotel room keys with smartphones

Hilton announces an initiative that will let guests access their rooms using their smartphones while relegating key cards to the history bin.

By July 28, 2014

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Software consultant banned by Hilton for snake 'joke'

When filling out online booking forms, joking is tempting. Sometimes, people don't find it funny. Especially if it's a "snake in my trousers" joke.

By February 28, 2014

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iPhone 6: Sorting through fact and fiction around Apple's upcoming smartphone

The rumor mill around Apple's 2014 update to the iPhone began churning as soon as the 5S and 5C debuted last year. What will Apple include, and skip, in the next version? We parse the rumors.

By August 25, 2014

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​Soon, you too will be able to learn Dothraki

The linguist behind the language of the wild horsemen in "Game of Thrones" previews his forthcoming Dothraki primer at San Diego Comic-Con -- and offers some language lessons.

By July 29, 2014

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Confirmed, finally: D-Wave quantum computer is sometimes sluggish

The D-Wave Two quantum computer clocks in no faster than a standard PC, but those already well-known results still leave us scratching our heads over speed testing.

By June 19, 2014

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Eating food off the floor may be OK, scientist says

A microbiologist experiments with dropping food on various surfaces to see how much bacteria they pick up. Carpet is, apparently, not bad at all. And the five-second rule might be just right.

By March 13, 2014

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'Star Trek' theme park: Hop on the Warp Speed Coaster

Enterprising fans may want to teleport to Spain for Paramount Park Murcia, which will include not only a "Star Trek" theme park, but condos, hotels, and a casino. It's scheduled to debut in 2015.

By February 26, 2014

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The Citroen DS3 Cabriolet mixes old with new

We all know the Citroen DS3 is a very good car, it was a runaway hit when it was launched, taking on BMW's sainted Mini and holding its own. The convertible version has hit showrooms, and it borrows more than just a name from Citroen's past.

By January 17, 2014

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Hulu reportedly eyes Fox TV exec for CEO

Mike Hopkins, president of distribution for Fox Networks Group, could be taking on the top role at the video-streaming company.

By October 11, 2013

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'Game of Thrones' gets 'Simpsons' art treatment

Collect them all! Artist Adrien Noterdaem has done up most of the massive "Game of Thrones" cast as "Simpsons" characters.

By July 8, 2013