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Confessions of a smartphone thief

Almost 2 billion people around the world use smartphones -- typically worth hundreds of dollars a pop on the black market. A former smartphone thief explains their allure to street criminals.

By November 24, 2014

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Uber said to be near funding round that doubles its valuation

Ride-sharing startup is close to a $1 billion funding round that would give it a valuation as high as $40 billion, Bloomberg reports.

By November 25, 2014

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Excellent iOS apps for Black Friday

The biggest shopping day of the year is gearing up to be a madhouse at the stores, but with the right apps you can map out your shopping strategy and get the best deals before they're gone.

By November 25, 2014

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Tracking tactful leopards on the prowl near human homes

Researchers tracking leopards found them to be quite good neighbors, despite their ability to tear other large mammals to shreds.

By November 21, 2014

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How to print (nearly) anything in iOS 8

PDFs? Check. Web pages? Check. Learn everything you need to know about printing from your iPhone or iPad.

By November 18, 2014

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Near-infrared device makes veins easier to find

A handheld near-infrared scanner can be used to locate veins in patients and blood donors by mapping them onto the skin.

By November 2, 2014

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Have your ashes dropped from near space to return as snow

A new company called Mesoloft will rocket your ashes to near space, where they will likely traverse the globe before becoming the seeds of raindrops and snowflakes.

By October 17, 2014

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Facebook has no near-term plans for WhatsApp, report says

Mark Zuckerberg says he's not yet sure how he plans to see a positive return on his massive investment in the messaging service.

By October 9, 2014

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iOS 8 adoption nears 45 percent, report says

A mobile analytics firm pegs iOS 8's adoption rate at 44.5 percent since launch 20 days ago. By contrast, iOS 7 had reached nearly 70 percent adoption over the same period last fall.

By October 6, 2014

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Samsung to spend nearly $15 billion on chip plant

The South Korean electronics giant plans to build a semiconductor factory south of Seoul, with an opening set for 2017.

By October 5, 2014