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Purdue students charged with switching prof's keyboard to improve grades

Three Purdue students have been accused of entering their professor's computer and changing their grades -- even A to A+. They're said to have switched out the professor's keyboard to log keystrokes and glean passwords.

By June 15, 2013

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Safari 8 browser on Yosemite shows major speed boost

On the latest Mac OS, Apple's browser vaults past Firefox and Chrome on some tests. The browser performance race means a more sophisticated Web for us all.

By October 20, 2014

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See an insanely complex gizmo zip a zipper the (really) hard way

You may never want to zip up your zipper like a commoner again, after seeing how this crazy Rube Goldberg machine built by students does it. Genius.

By May 21, 2014

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NYPD uses GPS-enabled pill bottle to catch alleged drugstore robber

A man robs a drugstore on the Upper East Side in New York. Police quickly track him down because the OxyContin bottle he was given was actually a dummy bottle equipped with GPS.

By May 18, 2014

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Not a flu shot fan? Here's a vaccine patch you give yourself

Prototype microneedle patch under study by the CDC is well received by early testers. Imagine picking up a flu vaccine at the pharmacy and administering it in the comfort of your home.

By February 27, 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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Could electronically controlled drugs reduce side effects?

Researchers say they can zap implants with electrical currents to release specific amounts of medication to targeted areas of the body.

By February 5, 2014

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CNN, Twitter release tool to help journalists find news faster

The new tool, built in conjunction with the social analytics company Dataminr, aims to discover breaking news soon after it happens.

By January 29, 2014

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Google modernizes Octane JavaScript speed test

The new benchmark is designed to catch a new class of browser performance problems -- and perhaps to curry favor with rival browser makers.

By November 7, 2013

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Run-n-Read bounces text as you bounce on a treadmill

The Run-n-Read is a small gadget that works in concert with your mobile device to compensate for head bobbing and let you read while jogging.

By September 9, 2013