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Google boosts Turing Award computing prize to $1 million

Computer scientists no longer need have Nobel envy -- at least financially. A Google cash infusion quadrupled the size of the top computer science prize.

By November 14, 2014

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Affordable 'CSI': Detect Ebola, cancer genes at home

A Kickstarter campaign aims to bring the tools of DNA analysis to biohackers and researchers without access to expensive lab equipment.

By November 10, 2014

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Yahoo hires new ad sales head from Washington Post

After ousting COO Henrique de Castro in January, the Internet giant is bringing on the venerable newspaper's former chief revenue officer.

By October 14, 2014

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Amazon's hope for gaming success at last? Build a multimedia empire

The e-commerce company's fall lineup of games, which also packs in audio books and comics, shows Amazon is thinking big when it comes to gaming.

By October 14, 2014

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Icahn to Apple: You need to start buying back more stock

In an open letter to Apple CEO Tim Cook, activist investor Carl Icahn says the stock is worth double its current trading price.

By October 9, 2014

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If Congress wants new Net Neutrality rules, Congress should say so

Commentary: Outgoing Rep. Henry Waxman has flip-flopped, now urging the FCC to take extreme action on its own. It's an unfortunate twist in the on-again, off-again fight.

By October 6, 2014

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Scientists map the 219 million stars of the visible Milky Way

A new catalogue of the visible Milky Way is the most detailed yet, charting 219 million distinct stars in the region we can see from Earth.

By September 22, 2014

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Man demands iPhone 6 as dowry, report says

In Saudi Arabia, the brother of a bride-to-be is reportedly insisting that her fiance provide him with an iPhone 6 for her hand.

By September 16, 2014

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Napa earthquake as mapped by social media posts

Mapping software company Esri creates a real-time interactive map on the 6.0-magnitude quake filled with information from people's Twitter updates and YouTube videos.

By August 25, 2014

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Why the iPhone 6 isn't rocking a sapphire crystal display

CNET takes a look at the pros and cons of the superhard material, and why practical constraints kept it from appearing in Apple's latest smartphones.

By September 9, 2014