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quasars

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QSAlpha Quasar IV

A new self-funded smartphone project seeks to make the most secure smartphone there ever was.

By September 17, 2013

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'Hackproof' Quasar IV Android smartphone gets the go-ahead

A company claiming to make the most secure smartphone software on the market announces that it's on schedule to make the phones for real.

By October 9, 2013

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Quasar IV: Supersecure Android ninja phone (pictures)

Based on encryption algorithms years in the making, the security of this self-funded Android smartphone throws down the gauntlet to data thieves.

17 Images By September 17, 2013

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Are we all here because of a black hole?

While we typically think of black holes as death pits from which nothing can escape, recent studies suggest black holes play a pivotal role in creating stars. Could one have created our sun?

By September 18, 2014

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Universe's missing photon sources baffle scientists

There's 400 percent more light in intergalactic space than sources could produce, say researchers. Could dark matter be the cause?

By July 9, 2014

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Quasars and supernovae and huge mirrors, oh my

Northeast of San Diego, storied Palomar Observatory still beckons scientists with its 200-inch telescope. CNET Road Trip 2012 took a look.

By July 17, 2012

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With Quasar, jailbroken iPads get Windows

Ten dollar hack in the Cydia Store brings tablets that much closer to a Windows machine, without Microsoft.

By April 30, 2012

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Big Blue, Big Bang, big data: Telescope funds computing R&D

IBM is trying to advance the supercomputing state of the art in memory, optical links, and processing with research stemming from a massive radio telescope project.

By March 5, 2013

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The biggest thing in the universe is really, really big

A newly discovered galactic structure is so large that it means one of our basic assumptions about the nature of the universe could be wrong.

By January 15, 2013

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What the universe looked like 11 billion years ago

Travel back in time with one of the largest 3D maps of our universe ever created.

By May 4, 2011