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Anonymous isn't synonymous with ominous

[commentary] Just because a site or app lets you post anonymously doesn't mean it's dangerous. There are lots of good uses for these services.

By April 14, 2014

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Nvidia unveils next-gen Pascal GPU for 2016 release

Onstage at the GPU Technology Conference, Nvidia CEO Jen-Hsun Huang shows off the company's next-gen processor platform.

By March 25, 2014

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Yitang Zhang: A prime-number proof and a world of persistence

An exciting breakthrough by an academic little known before last year is firing up mathematicians. Now even playwrights are getting in on the act.

By February 12, 2014

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Erstwhile enemy Sculley: Jobs was 'greatest CEO'

John Sculley, who ousted Jobs from Apple, offered praise after his death. Also: tributes from U.K. leader David Cameron, mathematician Stephen Wolfram, and an XKCD cartoon.

By October 6, 2011

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Intel's Bryant set to become chairman

Intel says Andy Bryant has become vice chairman and will become its new chairman in May of next year.

By July 26, 2011

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PR2 robot learns to read, follows words anywhere

At the University of Pennsylvania, Willow Garage's polymath PR2 robot is reading everything in sight, including T-shirts and coffee labels.

By May 23, 2011

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No myth: Obama appearing on 'Mythbusters'

The U.S. president challenges hosts Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman to "revisit an ancient and somewhat-controversial myth": Did Archimedes set fire to a Roman fleet using just mirrors and sunlight?

By October 18, 2010

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Podcasters signal existence of binary utopia

Whoever coined the phrase 'time is money', certainly gave us a valuable point to consider in this open-source, ad-supported, all-you-can-eat digital world of ours

By October 5, 2007