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Yahoo malware turned PCs into Bitcoin miners

Malicious ads served to Yahoo users were designed to transform computers into a Bitcoin mining operation, according to a security firm.

By January 9, 2014

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Turnabout is fair play: Bitcoins mined with Adafruit's miner used to buy Adafruit products

When the open-source hardware makers at Adafruit began taking Bitcoin as payment yesterday, among the first customers were some who had earned their Bitcoins using Adafruit's miner.

By November 26, 2013

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Mars rover to get a long-distance memory wipe and reformat

NASA aims to correct a series of problems with the Opportunity rover's memory by giving it a reformat from far, far away.

By September 1, 2014

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Sci-fi survival horror explores the dangers of caffeine

In a world where every human alive is desperately addicted to caffeine, you must discover what became of the crew of an extraterrestrial mining ship.

By August 14, 2014

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Martian meteorite, alien, robo-bunny head go up for bid

Here's a rare chance to own everything from an Enigma machine to a life-size alien statue when Christie's Out of the Ordinary auction kicks off.

By August 5, 2014

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Can ants save the world from itself?

Research from Arizona State University suggests that ants might be trapping carbon dioxide, hence stopping it from being released into the atmosphere.

By August 5, 2014

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Mars rover Opportunity breaks record for miles roamed

The extraterrestrial robot rolls 25 miles across the Red Planet, breaking a more than 40-year-old record for off-Earth mileage.

By July 28, 2014

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Tesla's gigafactory could make electric cars rival gas cars

The massive lithium-ion battery plant is slated to open in 2017 and is said to bring down the battery cost per kWh by 30 percent.

By July 23, 2014

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Quartz crystal computer rocks

"Irrational Computing" has interlinked a series of untreated crystals and minerals to create a primitive signal processor.

By May 19, 2014

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RTS becomes real: driverless mining trucks return minerals to HQ

Google might still be testing its driverless car, but the mining industry is already operating with vehicles that don't require humans.

By November 26, 2012