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23andMe halts advertising amid FDA demands

People can still buy the genetic-testing startup's popular at-home testing kits, but they won't see any marketing for these products.

By December 2, 2013

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23andMe defies FDA order to halt DNA testing

23andMe continues to sell its genetic sequencing tests despite a government order to stop.

By November 25, 2013

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Bionic limbs will one day sense the grass under prosthetic feet

With the first thought-controlled bionic leg pioneered in Chicago, the next steps for smart prosthetics are refining them for widespread use and tackling a huge hurdle: sensory feedback.

By October 12, 2013

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'Arrested Development' to debut on Netflix on May 26

All 15 new episodes will be available for streaming on Netflix toward the end of next month.

By April 4, 2013

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Chinese golf resort tees off with world's largest human QR code

It took a Chinese golf resort, 2,000 people, and a hot air balloon to form and test what's being called the world's largest human QR code.

By January 30, 2013

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Netflix stuns investors with Q4 profit, adds 2.05 million subscribers

Analysts predicted Netflix would see a 12 cents per share loss, but the company turned a 13 cents per share profit for its fourth quarter.

By January 23, 2013

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The strange resurrection of Net neutrality

At the annual meeting of the Congressional Internet Caucus, the only issue that appeared likely to appear soon on lawmakers' agenda was an old one -- Net neutrality.

By January 24, 2013

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Netflix scores deals with Turner, Warner Bros.

The agreements include the rights to stream past episodes from the Cartoon Network, Adult Swim, and Warner Bros. Animation.

By January 14, 2013

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Warner Bros. to bring 'Revolution,' 'Fringe' to Netflix

The studio signs a deal with Netflix that will make the streaming service the exclusive online home of prior seasons of several shows.

By January 7, 2013

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Amputee to climb building's 103 flights with mind-controlled leg

This weekend, Zak Vawter could take a huge step for amputees everywhere -- and for a state-of-the-art prosthetic device that affords a more natural gait.

By November 1, 2012