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Rdio expands into 9 new countries, reaches 60 countries globally

​Rdio is broadening its global footprint by launching into 9 new countries across Asia and Europe. The music streaming service is now available in 60 countries worldwide.

By May 19, 2014

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J.J. Abrams gives first look at 'Star Wars' X-wing fighter

The director offers a peek at the X-wing fighter from the set of "Star Wars Episode VII" to promote the Force for Change campaign that raises money for UNICEF.

By July 21, 2014

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Privacy no longer a barrier on Facebook: Just Ask!

If you want to know who your friends and acquaintances are dating or where they grew up, you no longer need to wait for them to share those details on Facebook -- the site has introduced a new 'Ask' button, allowing users to send unsolicited requests for personal information.

By May 19, 2014

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Deep thoughts from aquanauts: Meet the Mission 31 undersea team

Who would live underwater for weeks at a time -- and in view of the public? Get to know Fabien Cousteau and his crew doing it for science, bragging rights, and, uh, the freeze-dried food.

By June 1, 2014

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T-Mobile CEO rails against rumored Amazon-AT&T smartphone tie-up

John Legere is not happy about Amazon's rumored deal with AT&T to power its rumored smartphone. He takes his gripe to Twitter.

By June 17, 2014

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Watch a Boeing 767's landing gear strained to its limits

A 767 landing at the UK's Birmingham airport in extreme conditions shows the full flexibility of its equipment.

By February 17, 2014

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Google bestows Silicon Valley town with free shuttle buses

Mountain View is the recipient of four electric buses that will serve neighborhoods with limited public transportation starting this fall.

By July 16, 2014

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Get in the Game of Thrones (and get killed) for just $20K

George R.R. Martin is raising money for charities including an incredible New Mexico wolf sanctuary, and the top incentive involves your grisly death in an upcoming "A Song of Ice and Fire" novel.

By June 5, 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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Amazon to launch mystery product with public spectacle

The e-commerce company invited customers to compete for the chance to join CEO Jeff Bezos at a new product event. Best bet: It's a new Amazon smartphone.

By June 4, 2014