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Apple insists on anti-cloning provision in Samsung settlement

Apple disputes a Samsung assertion that any potential deal between the two smartphone rivals lacked such a provision.

By Jan. 20, 2014

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House passes bill that would allow cell phone unlocking

Legislation would repeal a Library of Congress decision not to issue a DMCA exemption against phone unlocking but prohibit bulk device unlocking.

By Feb. 25, 2014

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Ken Burns app pans and zooms onto iPad

Alas, it's not the complete library of the filmmaker's fascinating documentaries, but rather a curated collection of clips.

By Feb. 11, 2014

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The story behind $255 billion in gold

Road Trip 2010: It may not get as much attention as the famous Kentucky depository, but the Federal Reserve of New York's collection of gold bars is the largest on the planet.

By Jul. 20, 2010

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FAA seeks to ban pilots' use of personal devices while in the air

It's long been prohibited for pilots to use a cell phone, tablet, or laptop during take off or landing, but a new rule could forbid pilots' use of electronic devices for the entire flight.

By Jan. 15, 2013

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Ken Burns documentary to debut on iPhone, iPad

First episode of "Prohibition" will make its premiere tomorrow on the PBS apps for the iPhone and iPad ahead of the series TV debut in early October.

By Sep. 22, 2011

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New spending bill puts the brakes on Bulbageddon

A single paragraph in the 1,582-page document provides a glimmer of hope -- or perhaps a stay of execution -- for the incandescent light bulb.

By Jan. 14, 2014

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Twitter bird at its booziest in 'Drunk Tweets' art

Artist Josh Ellingson reimagines Twitter's blue bird mascot as everyone's fine-feathered bar patron.

By Dec. 7, 2013

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Sen. Manchin demands complete US ban on Bitcoin

Sen. Joe Manchin, who has not exactly been a booster of the cryptocurrency, is asking federal regulators to "ban" Bitcoin because it's "highly unstable and disruptive."

By Feb. 26, 2014