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SpaceX test-fires modern escape system for Dragon astronauts

The private space-exploration company's passenger capsule roars away from Cape Canaveral Wednesday in a test of its system for boosting a crew to safety in an emergency.

By May 6, 2015

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Apple may owe a lot of back taxes in Ireland

The company, which two years ago testified to the US Senate that it's not a tax dodger, is facing an European Commission investigation into whether tax breaks from Ireland were illegal state aid.

By April 29, 2015

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Unbelievably rare (and kind of cute) 'pocket shark' discovered

A researcher from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration finds a most unusual shark in a most unusual place.

By April 24, 2015

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NASA chief says get ready to meet alien life in 20 to 30 years

Technically Incorrect: There will, supposedly, be "definite evidence" that we are close to a very close encounter sooner than we might think.

By April 8, 2015

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Watch a glorious timelapse supercut of Earth from the ISS

Using high-definition NASA footage, a filmmaker has compiled a film made from timelapsed snippets of Earth as seen from the ISS.

By November 6, 2014

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Apple storing iCloud data in China, report says

The move is at odds with decisions by some other tech companies, most notably Google, to keep data out of China due to censorship and privacy concerns.

By August 15, 2014

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Diver's delight: From oil rig to teeming fish habitat

The Rigs to Reefs program has transformed 450 oil rigs in the Gulf of Mexico into reefs that host teeming fish populations. CNET Road Trip 2014 dove a rig for an up-close look.

By July 30, 2014

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Apple target of Senate probe into offshore tax practices

Apple CEO Tim Cook expected to testify next week at a hearing on the various tax-reduction strategies used by companies.

By May 15, 2013

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Secret loopholes drive NSA's 'unrestrained surveillance' on Americans

Thanks to a three-decade-old executive order, researchers say, Fourth Amendment protections against warrantless domestic surveillance may not be as strong as first thought.

By June 30, 2014

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Apple's Irish tax strategy gets EU scrutiny, report says

The company is able to save boatloads of cash in taxes each year by funneling money to its Irish subsidiary. And now the EU wants to dig deeper into that practice.

By June 11, 2014