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FCC: What's up with those Netflix-ISP 'peering' deals?

Chairman Tom Wheeler says the agency needs a better handle on broadband provider hookups to make sure the ISPs aren't abusing their power.

By June 13, 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 December 11, 2013

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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 February 20, 2014

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Academia.edu acquires Plasmyd to let peers review papers

The online repository of academic research papers is building in a new variant of the ages-old peer-review process to scrutinize academic work.

By October 23, 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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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 January 3, 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 November 29, 2011

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If you want to know how the economy is doing, look inside America's mouth

Big data provided by business intelligence app Sikka says that economic performance can be predicted by dental hygiene. And we're headed for a downturn.

By October 12, 2014

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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 September 12, 2012

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YouTube's top engineer, wrangler of eons of video (Q&A)

Every month, YouTubers watch 6 billion hours of video. That's how long Homo sapiens have existed -- times three. Venkat Panchapakesan is the person figuring out how to deliver it all.

By October 5, 2014