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Google's Android, Chrome software may converge, exec change suggests

The engineering teams for both software platforms are now led by the same person, a move that's the latest example of Google blurring the lines between its two operating systems.

By October 17, 2014

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The Grid hopes polished publishing will rekindle website creation

For $96 per year, the startup promises customers an adaptable, customizable, refined website for those who need more than a Facebook profile page.

By October 8, 2014

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10 years of XPrizes: Fixing the world one competition at a time

It was October 4, 2004 that Scaled Composites won the Ansari XPrize. 10 years later, what started as one man's quest to get to space has evolved into an international organization for global good.

By October 3, 2014

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Chromebooks land first batch of Android apps

You may not have known that you wanted Android apps to run on Chrome OS, but Google thinks they should. The first four Android apps for Chromebooks are now available.

By September 11, 2014

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Neil DeGrasse Tyson: US need not lose its edge in science

The famed astrophysicist says there's a reason some chemical elements are named for places in the US -- and that we don't have to leave those glory days in the past.

By June 20, 2014

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LeVar Burton, 'Reading Rainbow' find pot of gold online

The man who was Geordi La Forge is committed as ever to teaching kids to read, and now he's Kickstarting funds to take "Reading Rainbow" global.

By May 29, 2014

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Microsoft unleashes ‘Bing in the Classroom’ ad-free search

The tech giant looks to get an A+ with the roll out of a student-friendly version of its search engine, which has zero ads, privacy controls, and filters that block adult content and ad targeting.

By April 22, 2014

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Comcast extends 'Internet Essentials' program indefinitely

Comcast extends its subsidized broadband program beyond its June 2014 commitment. The cable giant started the program back in 2011 as part of its conditions for its merger with NBC Universal.

By March 4, 2014

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Author Danah Boyd on why teens and social media are 'complicated' (podcast)

Danah Boyd, principal researcher at Microsoft Research, talks with Larry Magid about her new book, "It's Complicated: The social lives of networked teens."

By February 27, 2014

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Amazon's second wave of original pilots goes live

The latest batch includes hour-long dramas for the first time, and Amazon Studios will again crowdsource content decisions, picking the ones to make full series based on customer viewing data and reviews.

By February 6, 2014