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Snapchat to ramp up ads Tuesday, with launch of video feature -- reports

The popular messaging app, known for missives that vaporize after a set time, will begin serving its users multimedia content from CNN and others, according to reports.

By January 26, 2015

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Science finds a new way to unboil an egg

There is, as it turns out, more than one way to unboil an egg -- and the new way carries great potential for the development of pharmaceuticals.

By January 26, 2015

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Never-before-seen handwritten Turing manuscript up for auction

A 56-page notebook in which the computer scientist and mathematical genius worked on the foundations of computing will fall under the hammer in April.

By January 26, 2015

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Cablevision sets sights on mobile carriers with Wi-Fi-only service

Freewheel service will cost $29.95 per month and work only with Motorola's Moto G smartphone, which Cablevision will sell for $99.95.

By January 26, 2015

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Can new tech boost safety in Uber cars, and in taxis, too?

After a slew of alleged assaults by drivers for taxi companies and ride-hailing services, firms like AsterRide and Shuddle are looking to increase passenger safety.

By January 25, 2015

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Silk Road founder allegedly admitted site origins to friend

A college friend of Silk Road founder Ross Ulbricht testifies against him during the trial's second week.

By January 22, 2015

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Cheerful tweets may mean a healthier heart

A large-scale analysis of language used on Twitter adds to the evidence that negative emotions are directly linked to heart disease.

By January 22, 2015

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Hacker-foiling keyboard generates power, recognizes your keystrokes

This keyboard converts energy, protects your computer from hackers, and -- oh, yah -- cleans itself too.

By January 22, 2015

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X-ray reveals the secrets of burned Vesuvius scrolls

Scrolls that were damaged, but not destroyed, in the eruption of Mount Vesuvius may now be read for the first time in nearly two millennia.

By January 20, 2015

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Google reportedly in talks to buy mobile-payments company Softcard

The Internet giant could be hoping to take another stab at going head-to-head with Apple, Amazon, PayPal, Square and a slew of other tech giants looking to grab a slice of the payments pie.

By January 16, 2015