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NASA flying first zero-gravity 3D printer into space

Printers in space! Astronauts on the space station may not have to wait for the next resupply mission if they can print out needed parts right onboard.

By September 3, 2014

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Vexed in the city: Tech's fraught transformation of San Francisco 2014

The city once known for the summer of love is now dealing with a different kind of emotion. An influx of thousands of techies is feeding an unprecedented economic boom -- and generating a whole lot of angst.

By August 20, 2014

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NASA's Mars 2020 rover will make oxygen, peek underground

NASA announces the payload for its next Mars rover and it's set to be even more sophisticated than the highly successful Curiosity mission.

By August 1, 2014

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The ISSpresso: An espresso machine for space

Astronauts aboard the International Space Station will soon be able to enjoy hot, freshly brewed coffee from an espresso machine designed for use in space.

By June 15, 2014

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Get color-coded timestamps for your Gmail inbox

The Reply Now extension for Chrome or Firefox replaces Gmail's timestamps with relative times in red, yellow, or green.

By June 13, 2014

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Deep thoughts from aquanauts: Meet the Mission 31 undersea team

Who would live underwater for weeks at a time -- and in view of the public? Get to know Fabien Cousteau and his crew doing it for science, bragging rights, and, uh, the freeze-dried food.

By June 1, 2014

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How LG's laser focus created the G3 super smartphone (Q&A)

By shoring up the G2's biggest weaknesses -- and adding laser beams -- LG hopes to have a bigger hit on its hands with the G3.

By May 27, 2014

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Zebra to buy Motorola enterprise unit for $3.45B

Zebra Technologies snaps up Motorola Solutions' enterprise unit, which makes mobile devices and barcode scanners, for $3.45 billion in cash.

By April 15, 2014

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Mozilla names insider Chris Beard as interim CEO

Trying to recover quickly from a firestorm over gay marriage that brought down its last CEO in just 11 days, Mozilla names a new chief executive and begins to reshape its board.

By April 14, 2014

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Exclusive: Mozilla CEO Eich says gay-marriage firestorm could hurt Firefox (Q&A)

Brendan Eich's 2008 donation to an anti-gay-marriage cause now dogs his new CEO job. In his first interview about it, he resists calls to resign or recant, but argues inclusiveness makes Mozilla's world-spanning community possible.

By April 1, 2014