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Facebook turns to the ivory tower

A fellowship program for computer science and engineering Ph.D. students will give five participants a $30,000 stipend and the opportunity to apply for an internship.

By Jan. 8, 2010

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The ivory tower, via cell phone

A new college in Japan offers classes exclusively online, and is looking into expanding offerings via cell phone.

By Nov. 29, 2007

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One more thing: Opera mashes up Steve Jobs, Shakespeare

France's Opera de Lyon debuts "Steve Five (King different)" on Friday, complete with a chorus of tenors, classical and rap music to explore the similarities between "King" Jobs and Shakespeare's King Henry V.

By Mar. 13, 2014

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Kobo unveils Aura HD, 'Porsche of e-readers'

E-ink device will feature a 6.8-inch screen that offers the "highest-resolution display available in an e-reader today."

By Apr. 15, 2013

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Profile: Audi Sport Quattro

Andrew Noakes looks at one of the motoring world's best-loved icons.

By Sep. 22, 2013

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Japan's new Series E7 bullet train: Understated, luxurious

If you can afford a first-class seat, this 160 mph bullet train promises a plush ride to Nagano and the Sea of Japan.

By Dec. 17, 2013

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Kobo Aura HD is a 6.8-inch high-res Kindle rival, for £140

Kobo's new E-Ink ebook reader packs loads of pixels, as well as a backlight.

By Apr. 15, 2013

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Google Nexus 4 now in white, but LG won't make another

The white Google Nexus 4 is official -- but it could be the last Nexus built but LG, which doesn't need that kind of success.

By May. 28, 2013

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Elephants ready to party as eBay ban approaches

Cyber barter site is set to put into effect a worldwide ban on ivory products on Jan. 1, a move animal rights advocates hope will slow the illegal trade in wildlife species and products online.

By Dec. 29, 2008

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LED desk lamp wirelessly charges smartphones

Japanese technology company Konica Minolta debuts one of the most technologically advanced desk lamps we've ever seen.

By Nov. 29, 2012