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Polymer dollars: Fingering Canada's plastic bills

The new polymer $20 now in circulation may look and feel fake, but it's designed to stop counterfeiting.

By December 2, 2012

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Mobile apps are leaving Web work in the dust, code guru laments

How it shakes out will profoundly affect the way we all use computing devices, warns high-profile developer Tim Bray. And should we cede so much control to Apple and Google?

By October 10, 2014

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This smart battery warns you before catching fire

Stanford University scientists have developed a lithium-ion battery that warns users long before it overheats and explodes.

By October 14, 2014

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Beats Buster: Blue Mo-Fi headphones

Blue's Mo-Fi headphone looks and feels like nothing else, but what about the sound?

By September 24, 2014

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In the future, we could charge wearables by chewing

Get set to strap on some piezoelectric headgear to keep all your wearables charged and ready to use.

By September 18, 2014

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Google's nerd cred not easy to come by: Yahoo kills Web coding project

The Yahoo User Interface software library was helpful but at odds with modern Web programming directions, Yahoo says.

By August 29, 2014

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Plastic-wrap-like nanosheets block infection from burn wounds

A new biomaterial clings to all the curves and wrinkles of the human body to help keep bacteria out of difficult-to-treat wounds.

By August 11, 2014

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Airbus shows E-Fan, its electric plane due in 2017

The France-based aircraft maker believes there's a place in the market, not just the R&D lab, for the battery-powered two-seater it showed at the Farnborough airshow.

By July 18, 2014

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A terrific speaker from the UK and a slender German amplifier make beautiful music together

The Audiophiliac auditions the Spendor SP2/3R2 speakers, mated with a Stein Music Stateline Amp 2, and discovers an awesome combination.

By July 2, 2014

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With faster Chrome browser, Google offers an Android alternative

On mobile devices, the Web hasn't lived up to its promise of a universal programming foundation. Google is trying to change that.

By June 26, 2014