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Ocean XPrize reels in teams for acid tests

With sea life is in danger due to rising ocean acidification, the Wendy Schmidt Ocean XPrize kicks off with $2 million in prize money on the line for the best methods for measuring ocean pH levels.

By September 4, 2014

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NSA built search engine to crawl, share data

Newly released documents leaked by Edward Snowden reveal that the NSA isn't just collecting data -- it's also got a custom search engine to carry out the task.

By August 25, 2014

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Data breach at University of Maryland exposes 300K records

School president apologies for a "sophisticated" security breach that exposed the sensitive personal information faculty, staff, and students at the school since 1998.

By February 19, 2014

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Venus and Jupiter to snuggle in morning sky

Like shy kids at a dance, the two planets are slowly nearing each other, and will appear their closest for North American viewers on August 19.

By August 14, 2014

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The metadata debate: What you need to know about data retention

The former head of the CIA has said "we kill people based on metadata", but as Australia introduces new data retention laws, the country's security chief says he's "not quite sure" what the fuss is about. So what is the truth behind data retention, and why does it matter?

By August 13, 2014

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Data jockeys tackle the chaos of severe weather

At the national Storm Prediction Center, meteorologists work non-stop to forecast the tornadoes and severe thunderstorms that plague the U.S. CNET Road Trip stopped by to visit.

By July 18, 2014

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Amazon asks FAA to let it ramp up drone development

The company says its drones can now fly up to 50 miles per hour, and it wants to test them outside the federal government's current restrictions.

By July 10, 2014

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Senator asks FTC to investigate Facebook's mood study

After the social network altered the news feeds of nearly 700,000 users without telling them, Sen. Mark R. Warner wants to know if there should be oversight on these types of experiments.

By July 9, 2014

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Facebook's Sandberg: We 'really regret' our secret-test misfire

The social network's second-ranking exec issues a fresh mea culpa after the disclosure of secret psychological testing Facebook carried out on nearly 700,000 users in 2012.

By July 2, 2014

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Facebook's mood study: How you became the guinea pig

That controversial research into how posts affect users' emotions is just latest in a long line of privacy flaps -- and apologies -- for the social networking giant.

By July 1, 2014