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New health site lets the crowd rate treatment effectiveness

CureCrowd aggregates the experiences of others by letting them score the usefulness of various treatments from 0 (no help) to 4 (cured).

By March 13, 2014

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At 15, Google's ambitions remain unbridled

While youngster Google is ascendant, the elder Microsoft is struggling to recover from missing the mobile revolution. Google would be wise to remember Microsoft's rise and fall.

By September 27, 2013

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Google celebrates 15 years of its biggest product: You

Google knows more about you than ever before, and you like it that way. How did the popular yet controversial company convince you of its trustworthiness?

By September 26, 2013

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Crowdsourced space catalogue contains over 300,000 galaxies

Galaxy Zoo 2 is a catalogue of nearby galaxies, collated with the help of more than 83,000 volunteer citizen researchers.

By September 24, 2013

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Ballmer to staff: 'One Microsoft all the time'

Microsoft employees across the world just got this e-mail from CEO Steve Ballmer about the company's latest reorg. Here it is in full.

By July 11, 2013

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Top Wi-Fi routers easy to hack, says study

The most popular home wireless routers are easily hacked and there's little you can do to stop it, says a new study by research firm Independent Security Evaluators.

By April 17, 2013

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SpaceX supply ship prepped for Friday launch to station

Loaded with more than 2,300 pounds of equipment, spare parts, and crew supplies, an unmanned SpaceX cargo ship is prepped for blastoff on a space station resupply mission.

By February 28, 2013

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Human-powered: Biofuel cell converts glucose into electricity

Biofuel cells implanted into live bodies can use glucose and oxygen to generate electricity, and may be powering devices such as artificial organs and prosthetics within the next decade.

By October 17, 2011

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Moore's Law: The rule that really matters in tech

In 1965, Intel co-founder Gordon Moore foresaw an inexorable rise in chip power that eventually delivered the computer to your pocket. While long in the tooth, Moore's prediction still has plenty of life in it. Here's why.

By October 15, 2012

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Riots, suicides, and other issues in Foxconn's iPhone factories

What makes life hard at the giant plants that make iPhones and other staples of high-tech life? CNET's Jay Greene traveled to China to find out.

By September 25, 2012