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Interview: Katy Perry is no tech ingenue

At 23, the pop singer cut her teeth on MySpace, and her song "I Kissed a Girl" is a hit on iTunes. Just don't look for her to leave her label, a la Radiohead or Trent Reznor.

By Jul. 18, 2008

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Epic hacker projects compete for a trip to space

A prize for hackers seeks the next transformative piece of open-source hardware. Its grand prize? Out of this world.

By Jul. 2, 2014

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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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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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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