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Apple deletes over 250 data-mining apps from App Store

Once again, the tech giant has deleted apps from its App Store over security concerns. This time the culprit is Chinese advertiser Youmi, which used third-party apps developed with its software to mine user data.

By October 19, 2015

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Down in the hole: A photo tour of Australia's largest open-pit gold mine, the Super Pit (pictures)

The Super Pit is the largest open-pit gold mine in Australia. A canyon-size hole populated by house-size trucks, it's large enough to be seen from orbit. Here's what it looks like up close.

35 Images By May 4, 2015

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YouTube's first original programs arrive

The company is jumping into the same arena where Netflix, Amazon and Hulu are doing battle.

By February 10, 2016

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The world's only opalised pearls, 65 million years in the making

The world's first opalised pearls have been found in the Australian desert, dating back 65 million years, when it was covered by an inland sea.

By February 8, 2016

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Take a tour of the Super Pit: The largest open-pit gold mine in Australia

The Super Pit is the largest open-pit gold mine in Australia, and one of the largest in the world. House-size machines dig into a canyon-size hole. Here's a full tour.

By May 4, 2015

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Someday your new iPhone could contain metals mined from poo

There's gold in them thar dookies! Researchers says there's millions worth of gold, silver, platinum and other precious metals in our sewage and they've got a plan to retrieve it.

By March 25, 2015

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It's Data Privacy Day. Do you know where your data is?

As you're reading this, companies are collecting everything they can about you. Some groups want to do something about it.

By January 28, 2016

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'The BFG' teaser trailer plays out like a horror classic

Disney is mining the dark side in a different way with a trailer for 2016's live-action adaptation of Roald Dahl's children's book "The BFG."

By December 10, 2015

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Bitcoin-mining company Butterfly Labs shut down by FTC

Company marketed specialized computers designed to produce the cryptocurrency but delivered useless machines, according to an FTC complaint.

By September 23, 2014

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Hacker swipes $83,000 from Bitcoin mining pools

Bitcoin exchanges and trading posts have been hacking targets over the past year, but now one hacker has taken on ISPs to loot cryptocurrency from mining pools.

By August 8, 2014