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Teen shot dead after using app to track lost cell phone

Technically Incorrect: A Canadian teen leaves his phone in a cab. He tracks it down to three men in a car. They allegedly refused to give him the phone back. He is then shot dead.

By June 16, 2015

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Prehistoric worm with super armor found in China

Scientists have found the fossil of an ancient worm called Hairy Collins' Monster, one of the first creatures to grow rows of spiky armor on its back. It's the King Koopa of lobopodians.

By June 29, 2015

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R2-D2 hits the roof as a camper vent cover

A "Star Wars" fan turns a boring vent cover on his camper into the droid he's looking for. CNET chats with the DIYer about his crafty efforts to turn R2-D2 into a camping co-pilot.

By June 29, 2015

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Freaky Burgess Shale fossil finds its head

Researchers have found teeny tiny teeth in a creature half a billion years old so strange it was named Hallucigenia.

By June 24, 2015

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Could a 'super-Earth' be even more habitable than our own planet?

There's reason to believe that other planets might be better for supporting life as we know it, and they might not even be that far off, cosmically speaking.

By May 20, 2015

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Tech Retrospect: Google retools Glass project, while the 3DS gets reborn

Google will stop selling the initial version of its connected eyewear, but that doesn't mean it's dead. Also, Nintendo's New 3DS is coming to the US, and Facebook goes to work. All that and more in this look back at the week in tech.

By January 16, 2015

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Why the BlackBerry Classic is critical to the new BlackBerry

Hint: It's not about smartphone sales volume or market share.

By December 18, 2014

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Kik raises $38 million on mobile-messaging promise

The messaging-and-chat app maker's round was led by hedge fund Valiant Capital Partners and brings the company's total venture capital funding to $70.5 million.

By November 19, 2014

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GPS joins the hunt for dark matter in time-warping cosmic kinks

Timey-wimey, wibbly-wobbly: scientists reckon satellites and dead stars could hold the key to the mystery of dark matter.

By November 19, 2014

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Our devices are listening to us all the time -- but do we care?

Once a thing dreamed about in sci-fi, voice-controlled computers are a reality. But consumers may not realize the price they pay for living in the future.

By November 16, 2014