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Browser plugin lets you say goodbye to hyperbolic headlines

Chrome plugin Downworthy is tackling clickbait headlines by reworking the hyperbolic language into something a little more believable.

By January 27, 2014

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CES 2015 TV tech: 4K all the way

For the last few years 4K "Ultra HD" televisions have been displayed at CES, but in 2015 they'll dominate -- not just on the show floor, but on showroom floors everywhere throughout the year.

By December 12, 2014

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Jumbo squids attack Greenpeace submarine

A two-man Greenpeace submarine has been attacked by squids on an expedition in the Bering Sea -- and all the gory details were captured in a Vine.

By October 13, 2014

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'What If?': A terrific combination of the ridiculous and real

Learning how science and the world work is rarely is as much fun as in this book from Randall Munroe, the creator of the XKCD comic. It's good for kids and adults.

By September 2, 2014

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Looking past Windows, Nadella seeks very different Microsoft

As the company's quarterly earnings announcement looms, CEO Satya Nadella sends signals that a break with Microsoft's past may be soon.

By July 21, 2014

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For World Cup, ESPN goes big and goes online

What does ESPN do when four TV channels aren't enough for the biggest World Cup the US has ever seen? Go digital.

By June 8, 2014

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Dead and buried: Microsoft's holy war on open-source software

Q&A: Years ago, Microsoft's CEO described open source as a cancer. Times have changed. Just ask 22-year Redmond veteran and open-source proponent Mark Hill.

By June 1, 2014

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​Great people make great sites

Some of the most innovative sites are the result of a single person with a good idea and the drive to see it through (plus a little help from their friends).

By May 30, 2014

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Browser plug-in figuratively kills the word 'literally'

It's the best plug-in ever created, and that's no hyperbole. OK, maybe a little.

By April 22, 2014

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Anonymous activist pleads guilty to threatening FBI agent

While several charges were dropped, former Anonymous spokesman Barrett Brown pleads guilty to sharing stolen data and targeting a federal agent.

By April 29, 2014