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Norwegian army trials Oculus Rift to drive tanks

The Norwegian army is trying out virtual-reality gaming headset Oculus Rift in an attempt to improve safety while driving tanks.

By May 6, 2014


Opera Max data-saving app to come bundled on Samsung, Xiaomi phones

The Web browser's data-management app will be integrated on new phones from 14 Android smartphone makers, letting users shave up to 60 percent off their data usage.

By November 8, 2015


Actor William Shatner to host first official 'Star Trek' cruise

Pack your bags, Trekkies. Captain Kirk himself, aka William Shatner, is hosting an official "Star Trek" cruise to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the beloved sci-fi series.

By August 13, 2015


Google Translate app adds 20 more languages for instant translation via your camera

By week's end, the Android and iOS app will offer instant translation in a total of 27 languages.

By July 29, 2015


Tiny plankton snacking on plastic is a big problem for the food chain

In a short film that shows the dangers of marine pollution, tiny zooplankton can be seen ingesting plastic microbeads.

By July 7, 2015


Giant mirrors shine winter sun on dark Norwegian town

Three remote-controlled mountaintop mirrors now reflect light on the shady valley town of Rjukan, which has never seen sunlight during winter.

By October 31, 2013


Freak out at sea on a zombie-themed cruise

"The Walking Dead" stars headline an oddball cruise to the Bahamas involving zombie makeovers and costume contests.

By July 1, 2015


Jay Z's Tidal music service loses its latest CEO

On the job as interim CEO with Tidal for less than three months, Peter Tonstad is the second CEO to exit the artist-owned music service this year.

By June 23, 2015


John Nash, 'Beautiful Mind' mathematician, and wife die in car crash

Their marriage, and Nash's Nobel-worthy work on game theory, were at the heart of the 2001 film. At the time of their deaths, John was 86 years old and Alicia was 82.

By May 24, 2015


Hack of online dating site Adult FriendFinder exposes millions

Technically Incorrect: Adult FriendFinder, a site where people seek casual, discreet relationships, suffers a breach, exposing the details of almost 4 million of its members.

By May 22, 2015