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​With an infrared rainbow, IBM optical chip outpaces copper wires

Big Blue's researchers have demonstrated fiber-optic technology that could help computers break through today's speed limits by transferring data faster.

By May 12, 2015

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US Web sites go idle amid government shutdown (pictures)

With Congress unable to work out a deal to keep America's doors open, sites for government agencies -- from parks to museums to the NSA -- sit idle. Here's a sampling.

12 Images By October 1, 2013

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John Oliver, Martin Sheen celebrate end of the world (with a Segway)

Technically incorrect: In the event that monsters or aliens finally get us, a comedian and a former TV president get together to create a piece that lauds all that man has achieved. Yes, the Segway is in there.

By April 20, 2015

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Stephen Hawking sings Monty Python's 'Galaxy Song'

Fly through the universe with Stephen Hawking as he croons Monty Python's whimsical take on space. Then, command Hawking's chair in a rousing custom game of Asteroids.

By April 13, 2015

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Cadillac readies a new flagship sedan for the New York auto show

We know a lot about Cadillac's new CT6 model, including its driveline and some cabin tech features, but what it looks like will remain a mystery until its New York unveiling next week.

By March 23, 2015

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Getting started with the Imgur app for iPhone

Imgur returns to the iPhone with new look, same GIFs.

By March 13, 2015

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​Self-driving cars could cut car ownership rates nearly in half: study

A single self-driving car could take care of multiple people's daily driving needs, so households might not need as many cars, University of Michigan researchers say.

By February 10, 2015

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Add flair to your fridge with the Newton's Cradle Fridge Magnet

The Newton's Cradle Fridge Magnet takes the familiar desk toy and sticks it on the refrigerator door. When the constant clacking becomes too much, any other stationary ferrous surface will do.

By December 5, 2014

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Larry Page: Google probably needs a new mission statement

Google's CEO says that "to organize the world's information and make it universally accessible and useful" is outdated. If so, what should Google's new mission be?

By November 3, 2014

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Sikorsky S-97 helicopter shoots for speed with unusual design

It's not every day you see a helicopter that looks like this. But that unconventional rotor placement will help drive the S-97's exceptional speed.

By October 3, 2014