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Peer into the heart of an exploding star

For the first time, we have telescopes strong enough to see the radioactivity at the heart of the supernova known as Cas A. What scientists have seen there helps unravel the mystery of how a star dies.

By Feb. 20, 2014

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Square acquires peer-to-peer mobile payments app Evenly

The payment processing company looks to expand its capabilities by buying a startup that focuses on letting users collect payments from friends.

By Dec. 11, 2013

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Peer 150 years into the future of tech and science

A lot can change in a year, but how much can change in a century and a half? A BBC Future infographic theorizes on a few logical advancements that could come about as civilization marches toward the year 2150.

By Jan. 3, 2013

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Robotics students build automated locker for special-needs peer

A student with muscular dystrophy could not open his own school locker, so two robotics students stepped up to build an automated opener to give him a hand.

By May. 6, 2013

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YaCy search engine is a peer-to-peer Google rival

A new peer-to-peer search engine called YaCy is going up against Google.

By Nov. 29, 2011

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Facebook uses peer pressure to bring out the vote

A new study shows that when users' friends click Facebook's "I Voted" button, they're more likely to do the same. In 2010, this message reportedly brought 300,000 more voters to the polls.

By Sep. 12, 2012

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W3C to develop peer-to-peer browser standards

World Wide Web Consortium plans to develop standards to enable direct peer-to-peer communications between browsers, without the need to go through centralized servers.

By May. 6, 2011

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With X-ray tech, scientists can peer inside cells

Using an imaging technique similar to a CAT scan, researchers are able to build a kind of whole-cell portrait.

By Feb. 21, 2012

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Peer-to-peer lending is not dead yet

Lending Club: How lending your neighbor money for his flower shop can become part of your investment strategy.

By Oct. 16, 2008

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Peer inside Microsoft Office 2010

Microsoft Office 2010 is a breath away from hitting the shelves--and likely your computer. See what's inside this ubiquitous productivity suite.

8 Images By May. 17, 2010