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Miley Cyrus + Flappy Bird = App Store success

A Flappy Bird spinoff that enjoys a Miley Cyrus theme is at the top of the US App Store free list. Now that's marketing.

By Feb. 19, 2014

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To shush unruly class, teacher threatens 'Game of Thrones' spoilers

A Belgian teacher who actually reads (including the books the series is based on) decides he has one weapon against his video-only class: spoilers of who dies.

By Mar. 25, 2014

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White House embarks on climate change mapping project

The government makes maps and data sets from NASA, NOAA, the US Geological Survey, and more available to the public, so that new tools can be created to help communities plan for extreme weather.

By Mar. 19, 2014

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Security camera captures decidedly low-tech Target 'hack'

Why bother with writing malware when you can ride a skateboard? That seems to have been the thinking of a Target shoplifter in Florida.

By Jan. 18, 2014

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How Target detected hack but failed to act -- Bloomberg

Despite alerts received through a $1.6 million malware detection system, Target failed to stop hackers from stealing credit card numbers and personal information of millions of customers, Bloomberg reports.

By Mar. 13, 2014

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New Moto X ad lets you change the color on a printed page

A remarkable new advertisement for the Moto X smartphone in the January issue of Wired brings interactivity to the print medium.

By Dec. 20, 2013

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Colbert fights Google's robots with Ewoks

Someone has to put up a show against Google's latest robotic intentions. Thankfully, Stephen Colbert is stepping up.

By Dec. 17, 2013

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FCC chairman: US phone system needs Internet makeover

Tom Wheeler expects a "diverse set of experiments" to begin next year aimed at replacing the country's aging analog transmission infrastructure.

By Nov. 19, 2013

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Police using big rigs to catch texting drivers

Highway patrol officers in Tennessee have had enough of you texting at the wheel. So they are lifting themselves up to get a better view of you.

By Oct. 31, 2013

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Girl scores with immersive Mario-themed bedroom

A young Super Mario fan gets her dream bedroom courtesy of a dedicated geek parent armed with paint, masking tape, and vinyl decals.

By Sep. 17, 2013