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Facebook plucks Pryte for app data plans in emerging markets

The business hasn't officially launched, but Pryte's team has access to wireless operators in emerging markets, which fits with a key Facebook goal.

By June 3, 2014

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'Doctor Who' Weeping Angel string lights will terrify your guests

Don't blink. A light string full of malevolent "Doctor Who" aliens will add a dimension of fear to your next patio party.

By August 20, 2015

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Drone dramatically rescues stranded drone buddy from roof

A drone lost on a high rooftop becomes the star of a suspenseful rescue operation when a fellow drone tries to bring it home.

By July 23, 2015

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Your ears will love 'em: Oppo PM-3 headphones

Oppo's gorgeous new, beautifully crafted headphones are best in their price class, says the Audiophiliac.

By May 20, 2015

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Verizon Fios shifts to 'skinny bundles' for TV service

The move is further evidence of a potentially dramatic shift in the way television programming is being offered to customers.

By April 17, 2015

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NASA to steal boulder from asteroid to test Earth-defense technique

The space agency has just announced plans to fly to an asteroid, snag a boulder, fly back toward Earth and put the rock in orbit around the moon. Because science.

By March 26, 2015

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Instrument 1: A violin, keyboard, guitar and cello in one digital instrument

A crazy gadget that looks like a toy fretboard peripheral for a video game is actually a highly versatile instrument that can be played in many ways.

By March 8, 2015

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Apple said to have plucked Levis executive to run US retail

Apple hires former Levis executive Enrique Atienza to help it run its retail operations in the US, according to a new report.

By August 21, 2013

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3D-printed San Francisco -- the next great tool in city planning

Attention, politicians and real estate developers: a 3D-printed model offers a different take on new buildings, old highway routes, and even sunlight patterns.

By May 29, 2014

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Super-fast robotic arm catches items in midair

Watch this new mechanized arm learn how to field objects thrown its way through a process of trial and error.

By May 12, 2014