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On Safer Internet Day, adults ask teens for help

The annual event tries to quash bullying and cruelty among kids on the Internet by enlisting their peers.

By February 9, 2016

Roundup

Apple v. Samsung

The electronics titans square off in a tangled tale of mobile technology, centered on Apple's iPhone and iPad, that delves into where one company's designs end and another's begin.

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Oregon Trail game co-inventor talks pioneer survival and life lessons

In a new Reddit interview, Don Rawitsch reveals his thoughts about creating the educational and entertaining Oregon Trail computer game. Plus, his idea on how the game could become a movie.

By February 6, 2016

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For Super Bowl, Mini wants you to stop calling it names

Technically Incorrect: In ads featuring soccer star Abby Wambach, actor Harvey Keitel and musician T-Pain, BMW's little brand seems a touch defensive.

By January 28, 2016

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Alphabet? Google? Either way, it's ready to rumble

Google has always been light-years ahead of its time, thanks to its unconventional co-founders. They're shaking things up, again.

By January 29, 2016

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Lost Explorers: The unrealized vision of Google Glass

When Google unveiled its smart and controversial eyewear three years ago, some early tech adopters tried to do their part by eagerly pushing for Glass acceptance. The world pushed back.

By May 26, 2015

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​MIT experiment gives $100 in Bitcoin to all undergrads

Curious to see what happens if they create a Bitcoin economy, two MIT students raise $500,000 to distribute among their classmates.

By April 29, 2014

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The reason Mars One colonists could die will surprise you

Humans could begin moving to Mars as soon as 2024 as part of an ambitious Dutch reality-TV/space-exploration project, but a few MIT students say it might not be so simple.

By October 9, 2014

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The next frontier for 3D printing? Ice cream

Watch out, ice cream trucks. Three MIT students have built the world's first 3D printer that prints out sweet, delicious ice cream.

By July 17, 2014

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Is teamwork the key to online courses?

With Ivy League universities like Stanford, MIT, and Harvard offering online classes for free, millions worldwide are taking advantage of these Massive Open Online Courses, or MOOCs. But when a class has tens of thousands of students, the completion and success rate can be low. CNET's Sumi Das explains how one education site hopes to change that.

By August 30, 2013

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MySpace all over again: Facebook gets GIFs, Ep. 135

Shocking news from MIT, where some students made a device that will shock them when they've spent too much time on Facebook. In other Facebook news, Giphy.com is making GIFs a thing on the social-networking site, circa MySpace 1996. Video earrings turn you into a walking television, and Haptix turns any flat surface into a 3D multitouch surface. Ah, the possibilities.

By August 30, 2013