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Google's self-driving cars tear up 3 million miles a day

Computer simulation creates "thousands of variations" of driving patterns, enabling Google's engineers to quickly test tweaks across millions of virtual miles.

By February 2, 2016


Angry gamers prompt Valve to stop charging for fan-made tweaks to Skyrim game

Following a backlash, Valve says anyone who paid for a "mod," or modification, to Skyrim over the last few weeks will receive a full refund.

By April 28, 2015


US will use cyberattacks to defend against threats -- report

The Defense Department is expected to announce a modification to the nation's strategy that will result in the use of cyberattacks as a defense tactic.

By April 23, 2015


Sculpting flowers smaller than a human hair

Through careful modification of simple chemicals in a beaker, Wim Noorduin is able to grow beautiful crystalline structures at the nano scale.

By June 11, 2014


Canon 50D takes RAW video thanks to Magic Lantern

Magic Lantern is a firmware modification that gives Canon SLRs extra bells and whistles. Now, the hack can pull out RAW video from one of Canon's older models.

By May 27, 2013


Get a sneak peek at the new YouTube video page

With a little behind-the-scenes modification of your Web browser, you can check out the new format YouTube has to offer.

By June 25, 2012


iPhone 4 mod makes the Apple logo glow

This clever hack makes the back of your iPhone light up like the lid of a MacBook. But it's not a cheap or easy modification to make.

By September 13, 2011


NASA zeroes in on cause of cracks in shuttle fuel tank

Engineers believe they know what caused cracks in the shuttle Discovery's external tank. A relatively simple modification should clear the way for another launch attempt Feb. 24.

By January 11, 2011


Finally! Comment on Facebook through e-mail

A small modification to e-mail notifications lets you reply to comments through e-mail. Unfortunately, you still can't reply to in-box messages through e-mail.

By January 12, 2010


Facebook announces modifications to Beacon advertising program

Following protests from disgruntled users and concerned activist groups, the social network has altered the ad application that shares third-party partner information.

By November 29, 2007