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Tech Retrospect: Verizon snaps up AOL, and Google hits the road

In 2000, AOL bought Time Warner. Now, AOL is being gobbled up by Verizon. Also, Apple will launch its smart-home service next month and Google's self-driving cars roll out. All that and more in your look back at the week in tech.

By May 15, 2015

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How AOL could help Verizon change its business

Why would a wireless and broadband company like Verizon spend $4.4 billion on a digital media company like AOL? One word: Advertising

By May 12, 2015

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Verizon to buy AOL in $4.4B bet on mobile, video

The deal for the former dot-com luminary is all about trying to find a new path forward in getting digital content out to consumers and the advertisers who'll follow them.

By May 12, 2015

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Wanna slow down your beer-guzzling? Get the right glass

The shape of your glass can determine the speed at which you "chug, chug, chug," say new studies out of the University of Bristol in England.

By May 11, 2015

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Bill Gates explains how studying dinosaurs can save children's lives

Technically Incorrect: The Microsoft co-founder says research by his friend Nathan Myhrvold has shown that studying dinosaur bones gives insights into the fight against malnutrition.

By March 3, 2015

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Christian group to schools: Stop filling kids' heads with dinosaurs

Technically Incorrect: Insisting that dinosaurs are a 19th century invention and caused one child to become 'bestially-minded,' Christians Against Dinosaurs posts its displeasure on a popular parenting site. But surely this is satire.

By February 15, 2015

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Journalist with links to Anonymous sentenced to 5 years in prison

Barrett Brown drew the attention of law enforcement after posting a public link to data stolen in the 2011 hack of security think tank Stratfor.

By January 22, 2015

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Fox News expert's mistake leads to hilarious Twitter rebuttal

Technically Incorrect: Appearing on Fox News, terror expert Steve Emerson claims that the UK's second-biggest city, Birmingham, is a place non-Muslims dare not enter. This is severely untrue, as Twitter wittily explains.

By January 12, 2015

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A man jumps on a frozen trampoline, and half a million people watch

A YouTube video from Minnesota shows a teacher prepare a freezing trampoline and then leap backward onto it. For a couple of seconds.

By January 9, 2015

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Verizon said to be kicking the tires on AOL acquisition

Merger could boost the wireless operator's video offerings, according to Bloomberg.

By January 5, 2015