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Google engineer dies in Everest avalanche after Nepal quake

Dan Fredinburg, an engineer in Google's Project X division, was among more than a dozen climbers killed in avalanche set off by Nepal's massive earthquake.

By April 26, 2015

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Inside the multibillion-dollar quest to make faster, cheaper gadgets

Intel, GlobalFoundries and other chipmakers have built massive facilities to manufacture more powerful computer chips. It's all part of a race to prove they can keep pace with Moore's Law.

By April 16, 2015

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Here's a hassle-free way to buy used audio gear

Audio Classics tests and repairs vintage audio before they sell it, complete with a money-back guarantee!

By April 11, 2015

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I almost erased cell phone video, says witness to police shooting

Technically Incorrect: The man who filmed a police officer fatally shoot Walter Scott says he was frightened there would be repercussions if he came forward. He says he's still frightened.

By April 9, 2015

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Drones' newest mission? Disaster relief

First it was video, then it was packages. Now a new trend is emerging with drone use: humanitarian relief.

By March 19, 2015

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A new supermassive black hole puzzles scientists

Scientists have found a black hole 12 billion times more massive than the Sun that was formed so soon after the Big Bang it's challenging what we know about black holes.

By February 26, 2015

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Superheroes battle Megatron in fan-made short: Who will win?

Megatron is set to take over the Earth, and it's up to the superheroes from Marvel and DC Comics to stop him. Watch the action play out in this short fan-made mega trailer.

By February 23, 2015

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'Cross the street, then update Facebook,' says new road sign

Technically Incorrect: The picturesque city of Hayward, California, decides it must have road signs that reflect our modern world.

By February 13, 2015

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Five ways to lower your smartphone data consumption

Which apps and services are the worst offenders when it comes to chewing through your data plan?

By January 7, 2015

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Foxconn says no, actually, we're not reducing our workforce

A new report suggests that Foxconn will cut back on its workers, but the company says it's only reducing the pace of employee recruitment.

By January 27, 2015