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From pipe dream to prototype: A history of Valve VR (pictures)

Valve's Virtual Reality prototype has come a long way. We take a look at its inception and progress.

15 Images By March 4, 2015

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Samsung Pay vs. Apple Pay: There's a difference

They sound alike, but the two mobile payment solutions each offer their own unique advantages.

By March 5, 2015

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Rosetta watch: Follow history's first comet landing live

On November 12, the Philae lander will detach from the Rosetta spacecraft and attempt a tricky landing on a comet. Here's how to follow the historic happenings.

By November 11, 2014

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The fastest way to search your Chrome history or bookmarks

Create two custom searches and you'll have fast lanes for searching your Chrome history or bookmarks.

By February 26, 2015

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Digitising the hidden treasures of the Natural History Museum, London (pictures)

We're privileged to see behind the scenes of London's Natural History Museum to find out why it's creating digital copies of dinosaur skeletons -- and 80 million other precious items.

58 Images By February 16, 2015

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10 weirdly wonderful moments in selfie history (pictures)

From the first selfie in 1839 to current extreme photos involving volcanoes and skyscrapers, selfie history is fraught with fun, peril and photographic firsts.

10 Images By January 22, 2015

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The history of Samsung's Gear VR virtual reality headset

Samsung's virtual reality headset was planned to work with the Galaxy S4, but the story goes back to 2005.

By January 20, 2015

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Net neutrality a reality: FCC votes to bring Internet under utility-style rules

In a 3-2 vote, the agency decides to apply the same rules that govern telephone service to broadband, with the hope that it ensures the fair and equal treatment of all traffic on the Internet.

By February 26, 2015

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Tomorrow Daily 103: Man's bionic arms make history, NASA proposes cloud cities on Venus and more

A team at NASA is proposing that sending astronauts to Venus' upper atmosphere may be more efficient (and somewhat safer) than sending them to Mars. Did we mention airships and cloud cities were mentioned in this proposal? It's science fiction that could someday become science fact.

By December 18, 2014

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Tomorrow Daily 103: Man's bionic arms make history, NASA proposes cloud cities on Venus and more

On today's show, we tell you how one man is making history with dual bionic arms, why a team at NASA thinks we should look into sending astronauts to Venus instead of Mars, and when you might be able to purchase animated statues of your favorite characters.

By December 18, 2014