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Google boosts Turing Award computing prize to $1 million

Computer scientists no longer need have Nobel envy -- at least financially. A Google cash infusion quadrupled the size of the top computer science prize.

By November 14, 2014

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Appliance Science: The illuminating physics behind LED lights

LED lights are the latest thing in home lighting, using less energy and lasting longer than their incandescent cousins. How do they work? Find out in the latest installment of Appliance Science.

By November 18, 2014

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Efficient, useful blue-light LED draws Nobel Prize in physics

Three researchers helped revolutionize lighting with vastly better energy efficiency and brightness. The light-emitting diodes also are used in data storage, TVs and smartphones.

By October 7, 2014

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Here's your chance to win* a prize from A-Audio!

Enter for your shot at a pair of super dee-luxe Legacy over-the-ear headphones or Elite HD earphones.

By October 6, 2014

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iPad apps for editing your photos like a pro

After reviewing Pixelmator for iPad, I wanted to see how it stacked up against its biggest competitors in the photo-editing category.

By November 20, 2014

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All hacking eyes on the prize money at CanSecWest

Nearly $4 million in prize money between Pwnium and Pwn2Own drives more attention than ever to the two hacking contests, as Google crosses the $3 million security award mark.

By March 13, 2014

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World speed texting record broken on an iPhone 6 Plus

Brazilian teen Marcel Fernandes Filho uses a Fleksy keyboard and a very large phone to break his own texting record.

By November 18, 2014

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Snowden nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

Two members of the Norwegian parliament say NSA whistle-blower Edward Snowden has made "a critical contribution" to restoring the balance between national security and civil liberties.

By January 29, 2014

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Cheapskate giveaway: Enter for a Chance to Win a sweet prize from Lenovo!

Could you use a brand-spankin'-new laptop? Tablet? Convertible? Lenovo is giving away one of each! And to enter, all you have to do is answer a question.

By November 18, 2013

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DRAM inventor Robert Dennard gets prestigious Kyoto Prize

The 81-year-old IBM researcher is behind the now-pervasive memory technology and Dennard scaling, which mapped the march of progress in performance during the chip industry's glory days.

By November 11, 2013