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Smartphone 'kill switch' law takes effect in California

Starting July 1, smartphones sold in the state must come with software that lets users lock a stolen phone so it can't be used, making it harder to resell. Crime statistics show the tech is already working.

By July 1, 2015

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Stephen Hawking asks a big question of Mark Zuckerberg

Technically Incorrect: In a Facebook Q&A, Mark Zuckerberg's intellect is tested by one of the world's great minds.

By July 1, 2015

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Apple's new warranty will replace your battery before it's half dead

Once the battery of your shiny Apple gadget falls to 80 percent of its original power, the company will replace it.

By June 30, 2015

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Why Apple Music's most playful feature may be its most crucial one

"Siri, play the top song from 1982." Apple Music's silliest element sets the new $10 subscription service apart from the pack -- but will it get you to pay?

By June 29, 2015

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Aliens will look just like humans, says Cambridge professor

Technically Incorrect: Building on the principle of evolutionary convergence, an academic says it's likely that aliens will resemble us.

By July 2, 2015

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Marvel's Contest of Champions leaps from video game to comic book

The venerable comic book maker has inspired movies, television shows and video games. Now, for the first time, the trend is working in reverse.

By June 29, 2015

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How photo app Polarr topped the App Store the uncommon way

Polarr opted not to build an app specifically for Apple's iOS software, instead going the less-traveled route of using more-universal Web technologies. That decision is now paying off with droves of downloads.

By July 2, 2015

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Sunburned dolls teach kids importance of sunscreen

The plastic on these dolls turns red when exposed to UV rays but returns to normal with sunblock.

By June 8, 2015

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NSA can track everyone's phone calls again -- for a while

Bulk data collection allowed to resume after a surveillance court judge rules that Congress meant to keep the NSA's program going until November.

By June 30, 2015

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How to import, export and share photos with Photos for Mac

Importing and exporting photos is nearly the same with the new Photos app as it was with iPhoto but there is one change to note when importing photos. There is also a new sharing menu.

By April 23, 2015