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A look back at NASA's planet-pinpointing space 'scope

The space agency says the Kepler space telescope is having equipment issues. With the mission threatened, we look back at Kepler's mind-expanding search for Earth-like exoplanets.

By May. 19, 2013

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With Pinpointing, Zappos hooks up Pinterest with e-commerce

Amazon's shoe company Zappos launches a service called Pinpointing that takes Pinterest user pins and offers up some possible purchases.

By Aug. 29, 2012

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Pinpointing landmines from the air

Company uses UAVs to scan and map minefields from air.

By Jan. 22, 2009

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Brrr! NASA locates coldest place on Earth

Beating out the previous record of minus 128.6 degrees Fahrenheit, a NASA satellite pinpoints the coldest place on Earth.

By Dec. 10, 2013

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NSA said to use Google cookies to track surveillance targets

Same bits of code used by advertisers to track consumer behavior is used to help locate targets for government hacking and surveillance, the Washington Post reports.

By Dec. 10, 2013

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Use-it-yourself orbiting space telescope in the works

Asteroid mining company Planetary Resources has launched a $1 million Kickstarter campaign to raise money to put a publicly-accessible telescope into space, and fund educational research.

By May. 29, 2013

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Can e-tailer Zappos demolish the brick-and-mortar model?

Making a play to attract fashionistas, the Amazon-owned online retailer tries its hand at social experiments in a bid to convince shoppers to abandon brick-and-mortar outlets for the Internet.

By Aug. 18, 2013

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How Virgin America lets you text a hottie midflight

A new service from Virgin America empowers you to use the in-flight entertainment system to send a drink to someone you find attractive and to text them, even. A recipe for disaster, surely.

By Apr. 25, 2013

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Sweet! Google Chrome may get noise indicators on tabs

Audio assaults from mystery tabs in your browser could be located and eliminated quickly if a new Chrome test feature gets the go-ahead.

By Feb. 26, 2013

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Lucasfilm confirms Toy Story 3 writer will pen new Star Wars

Pixar veteran Michael Arndt will write the new Star Wars movie, due out in 2015.

By Nov. 10, 2012