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Apple's secret e-book giveaway

Not happy that iBooks is now a permanent part of iOS? Maybe these eight freebies will help soften the blow.

By September 23, 2014

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Why Amazon won't stop picking fights with its partners

The online retailer ramps up its public war with publishers and studios in the name of pricing. Will consumers care?

By August 12, 2014

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Bigfoot hair samples ruled out through DNA analysis

Yeti, Sasquatch, Bigfoot; whatever name it goes by, the wild-dwelling beast-man of local legends still has yet to be proven to exist, according to science.

By July 1, 2014

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'Yellow creature'! Which '80s newscast described Pac-Man best?

More than 30 years ago, reporters were hungry to share the craze known as "Pac-Man fever," though they were challenged to describe the arcade game in a fresh way.

By May 27, 2014

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Amazon plays hardball -- and puts the hurt on consumers

Commentary: In economic fight with major publisher, e-tail giant is sacrificing not only authors, but book buyers too.

By May 24, 2014

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Aiming sky high in global balloon challenge

A team of Stanford students did something they think no one ever has before -- take a photograph of a high-altitude balloon from one even higher. And that might be enough to come out on top in the Global Space Balloon Challenge.

By April 24, 2014

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World's first atomic wristwatch comes to Kickstarter

A scientist says he's created the world's first true atomic wristwatch, packing a chip-scale atomic clock into a wearable carbon fiber case. And yes, he's made watches before.

By April 11, 2014

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US Air Force takes a look through Google Glass

The military is testing the wearable’s use for combat situations, as well as building apps that could help soldiers on the battlefield.

By April 8, 2014

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Adorn your wall with free map of solar system's biggest moon

Lots of people have maps of the Earth festooning their walls. Now you can be one of the first to have a map of Ganymede, Jupiter's icy moon, on yours.

By February 13, 2014

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Privacy dominates tech execs' discussion at Davos

At the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting, tech CEOs say full privacy online is impossible.

By January 22, 2014