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Confessions of a smartphone thief

Almost 2 billion people around the world use smartphones -- typically worth hundreds of dollars a pop on the black market. A former smartphone thief explains their allure to street criminals.

By November 24, 2014

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European Parliament vote promotes idea of a Google breakup

A resolution calls on Europe's competition regulators to consider "unbundling" Google's other commercial services from its search business. The vote sends a signal -- but it's only symbolic.

By November 27, 2014

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Chocolate melt-prevention scientist: Apply for the sweetest job in the world

Are you a scientist? Do you like chocolate? Are you an EU national? If you answered yes to those three questions, consider a delicious job opening at Cambridge.

By August 18, 2014

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Washer buying guide

Everything you need to know before you buy your next washer, all in one place.

By September 12, 2013

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Google X project has lofty goal: Prevent disease

Google's audacious research arm has already invested in driverless cars and Wi-Fi balloons. Now a new "moon shot" will try to tackle health care by examining what it means to be healthy.

By July 25, 2014

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T-Mobile agrees to reveal customers' throttled speeds

Under agreement with FCC, the carrier will provide customers with tools that accurately gauge the connection speeds they are experiencing after reaching their monthly data caps.

By November 24, 2014

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Phew! Google prevents Terminators from killing Larry and Sergey

If you see a killer robot (including one that looks like a certain former California governor) making threatening movements toward Google's founders, there's no need to worry.

By July 3, 2014

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What to do if your email gets hacked (and how to prevent it)

Having your email account hacked can be violating and panic-inducing. Here's what to do when it happens, and what you can do to prevent future attacks.

By June 25, 2014

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Auto-balancing Jyrobike prevents tumbles

Scraped knees and tear-inducing falls could be a thing of the past if families adopt a gyroscope-equipped bike that keeps kids upright as they learn to ride.

By June 3, 2014

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iPhone device aims to detect eye disease, prevent blindness

The EyeGo, developed at Stanford University, uses an iPhone to snap sharp pictures of the front and back of the eye.

By May 28, 2014