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Oracle pledges $3 million to help girls learn science, math and tech

The business-software maker worked with the White House to donate $200 million to support computer science education in the US. Now it's adding even more to focus on women's education.

By June 14, 2016

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On SNL, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders hilariously talk email and math

Technically Incorrect: Playing the two Democratic contenders, Kate McKinnon and Larry David show that technology will be at the forefront of the coming election.

By May 22, 2016

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Ben Affleck + maths = action in 'The Accountant' trailer

It's Batman vs. the Punisher as Ben Affleck and Jon Bernthal appear in this new action movie.

By May 13, 2016

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Academic questioned by American Airlines officials for doing math on plane

Technically Incorrect: An Ivy League expert in search theory says the math he was writing may have been mistaken by a passenger for some sort of code, possibly terroristic. Oh, and he has dark skin.

By May 7, 2016

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Are we alone in the universe? Not likely, according to math

By flipping the question of possible alien life to a question of whether we are unique, researchers find it much more likely the universe has seen many civilisations come and go.

By May 3, 2016

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Twitter counts on new math to show user growth, stock tanks

Using a new way to tally active tweeters, the microblogging service says it added users in the first quarter. Even so, sales fell short.

By April 26, 2016

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Can Powerball end poverty? Lottery meme fails to check the math

A photo suggesting the US could end poverty by dividing the $1.3 billion Powerball jackpot evenly was widely shared on Facebook, but the math really, really (really) didn't add up.

By January 12, 2016

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Ex-baller Jose Canseco does the math on nuking Mars

Living on Mars might not be rocket science, if the former baseball MVP has anything to say about it.

By December 11, 2015

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The math of humor: Why 'snunkoople' makes you squeal

A mathematical formula that predicts which words people find funny might not get its own Comedy Central special, but it does offer insights into the human mind.

By December 1, 2015

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Would you give up the iPhone 7's headphone jack for better battery life?

Commentary: Rumor has it the iPhone 7 will have a 14 percent higher capacity battery. But is it worth giving up the headphone jack to get that bigger battery?

By July 19, 2016