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Supermassive dinosaur found in Argentina: Meet Dreadnoughtus

A giant sauropod dinosaur found in Argentina is the largest land animal ever discovered for which a body mass can accurately be calculated.

By September 4, 2014

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IBM to take Watson mobile with developer challenge

Big Blue is funding a developer challenge to encourage mobile developers to come up with applications that use its intelligent cloud-based service Watson.

By February 26, 2014

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Ski resort mocks techies, then acts like one of them

North Lake Tahoe creates an Apres Ski guide, which suggests that any tourist who works at Google should buy a round of drinks. However, to view the guide, you have to go through a data-sucking slalom.

By February 11, 2014

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Patagonia encourages selling its used gear on eBay

Company's sustainability plan includes encouraging the repair and resale of used products, recycling of used product remnants.

By September 8, 2011

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Pressure on Apple is improving labor practices, says Times

Media coverage and rising awareness of rough working conditions in China's electronics factories have begun to turn things around, says a New York Times report. But there's still a long way to go.

By December 26, 2012

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Watchdog group once again blasts Foxconn, Apple over labor

Despite Foxconn's efforts to improve working conditions at its factories, a watchdog group says it has found numerous faults.

By September 20, 2012

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This American Life retracts episode on Apple and Foxconn

Chicago Public Media retracts a January story on Apple's manufacturing practices based on Mike Daisey's one-man show "The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs."

By March 16, 2012

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Apple's mess in China: What you need to know (FAQ)

Apple says it's got a third-party group looking for issues at manufacturing partners it uses. Read CNET's FAQ to find out how we got here and what the next steps are.

By February 13, 2012

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Chocolate bathroom? Translation tools for travel

Visiting Argentina, Crave contributor Eric Mack tries to avoid erupting volcanos and communicate his cave claustrophobia. Google Translate, Kindle, apps--which is best? The answer might surprise you.

By May 3, 2011

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Microsoft, the do-gooder, makes the ethics grade

A decade after sparring with trustbusters, Microsoft is named one of the world's most ethical companies.

By March 16, 2011