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Stanford scientists 'eavesdrop' on the human brain

A new method of recording brain activity affords scientists unprecedented monitoring -- and yes, it involves temporarily removing a portion of a patient's skull to insert packets of electrodes.

By October 15, 2013

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Microsoft is cooler than it used to be, say half of those polled

Half of the people between 18 and 29 polled by Reuters/Ipsos say the software giant is cooler now.

By February 21, 2013

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Apple: Samsung should pay us $2.191B for infringement

An expert hired by Apple says he reached the amount based on the scale, time span, rivalry between the companies, and belief the patents covered technologies that helped Samsung gain users.

By April 8, 2014

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Apple rests case vs. Samsung after expert makes pitch on damages

The company wrapped up its witness testimony after several experts and executives said Apple should receive $2.19 billion from Samsung.

By April 8, 2014

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Rush Limbaugh: iPad great tool in fighting global warming 'hoax'

After a 13-year-old boy calls in to say he has found proof in his local library that man-made global warming is a hoax, the famed radio host sends him an iPad, as its portability will prove useful in the boy's crusade.

By April 5, 2013

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A 'Google Earth' approach to researching cells

Researchers stitch together more than 26,000 electron microscopy images to create a view of a zebrafish embryo that is 281 gigapixels with a resolution of 16 million pixels per inch.

By August 7, 2012

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Apple, Samsung win some, lose some in patent case

A jury tells Samsung to pay Apple $119.6 million for infringing some of its patents, while Apple owes Samsung $158,400 for infringing one of the Korean company's patents.

By May 2, 2014

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Surveillance a la Skype: EFF, others seek answers

Open letter from privacy advocates, Internet activists, journalists, and others calls on Microsoft to provide public documentation about the security and privacy practices around Skype.

By January 24, 2013

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Google agreed to pony up for Samsung's defense against Apple

Emails between Samsung and Google show that the search giant planned to help shoulder some of Samsung's burden of defending itself against Apple's patent infringement claims, court testimony revealed.

By April 22, 2014

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FaceTime creator details its history, including code name

Roberto Garcia, the Apple engineer who created FaceTime, testifies that the video calling feature came out of work done for Game Center.

By April 22, 2014