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Father's Day Tech Gift Guide

Forget the neckties and wristwatches, and get the Dad in your life the tech he really wants.

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35% of Americans now own a tablet, Pew says

Pew Internet Research reports a notable spike in tablet ownership, which is up 10 percent from a year ago among Americans.

By October 18, 2013

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Internet now used by 87% of American adults, says poll

While its no surprise that most Americans use the Internet, Pew Research says 68 percent of them now hop online through phones and tablets.

By February 27, 2014

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Pew pew! Scientists hatch plan to laser-blast space junk

Scientists have come up with a very video game-like way to take out orbiting space debris using ground-based lasers.

By March 10, 2014

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Americans think 'Star Trek' is the future, not 'Star Wars'

A survey shows Americans have little idea what the Internet of Things is, but that the story that most aligns with their view of the future stars James T. Kirk.

By June 12, 2014

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Pew: Most young Americans support Snowden

Fifty-seven percent of people ages 18 and 29 say Edward Snowden "served the public interest" by leaking NSA data. That figure falls to 35 percent among those older than 65.

By January 22, 2014

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Google joins Barnes & Noble for same-day shipping

The battle to offer more same-day shipping brings together Google and Barnes & Noble, who hope to take on Amazon.

By August 7, 2014

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Top websites join Internet Slowdown Day in symbolic protest of 'fast lanes'

Reddit and Vimeo are among the sites participating in the Sept. 10 event in support of a free and open Internet.

By September 5, 2014

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Secret loopholes drive NSA's 'unrestrained surveillance' on Americans

Thanks to a three-decade-old executive order, researchers say, Fourth Amendment protections against warrantless domestic surveillance may not be as strong as first thought.

By June 30, 2014

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Robo Brain is learning from the internet

Cornell University is creating a repository of robot knowledge to be shared among robots using YouTube videos, images and manuals from the internet.

By August 25, 2014

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Average Americans think they're smarter than average Americans

YouGov poll shows 55 percent of Americans think they possess above average intelligence. A relief for the future of tech, surely.

By May 13, 2014