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nickel

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Nickel and gadgets: A rash connection?

Allergic reactions to nickel in some gadgets have been noticed for a while. Now, a medical journal report suggests a possible link between rashes and exposure to nickel in Apple's iPads.

By July 14, 2014

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Canadian penny bites the dust. Is the nickel next?

Canada's mint stops distributing the cent, citing cost and inconvenience, and leaving Crave's Tim Hornyak feeling a bit nostalgic. Some want the nickel to disappear too.

By February 4, 2013

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Three-deal Thursday: 25-cent Android apps, any song for a nickel, and a free defragger

Deals don't get any cheaper than two bits, five cents, and free. Today's your lucky Thursday.

By September 27, 2012

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Ep. 1120: Where we pay you in nickels

No, Samsung is not paying Apple its $1 billion fine in truckloads of nickels. Not everything you read on the Internet is true, but unfortunately this statistic is: 51 percent of people believe stormy weather will interfere with cloud computing. We'll sort through the truth and lies on today's 404 episode.

By August 29, 2012

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The 404 1,120: Where we pay you in nickels (podcast)

No, Samsung is not paying Apple its $1 billion fine in truckloads of nickels. Not everything you read on the Internet is true, but unfortunately this statistic is: 51 percent of people believe stormy weather will interfere with cloud computing. We'll sort through the truth and lies on today's 404 episode.

By August 29, 2012

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FCC: Marriott blocked guests' personal Wi-Fi, charged for Net access

Federal Communications Commission fines Marriott $600,000 after deciding it illegally interfered with conventiongoers' hot spots in Nashville. Marriott says it did nothing wrong.

By October 4, 2014

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Homeless, wearing GoPros, capture 'life as it is rarely seen'

A San Francisco project outfits homeless volunteers with personal camera rigs for shooting first-person footage of daily life. "The goal is to build empathy," Homeless GoPro says.

By September 16, 2014

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Does iOS 8 make sense as a smart home platform?

Apple's new iOS is built to control the connected home. How does it stack up against other would-be smart home platforms?

By September 9, 2014

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MIT creates magnetic microhair that lets water defy gravity

Researchers have created an elastic material bristling with microscopic strands of nickel that can direct the flow of liquids and light.

By August 7, 2014

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Motorola taps 'digital tattoo' for phone security

The nickel-sized piece of tech adheres to your wrist and enables instant unlocking.

By July 23, 2014