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SpaceX cargo ship returns to Earth after station visit

In the final phase of its first operational flight, the commercial cargo ship returns safely to Earth, carrying nearly a ton of supplies and experiment samples.

By October 28, 2012


Putting a human cost on the iPad

An in-depth New York Times report focuses on the final months of a factory worker who died as a result of an explosion at a factory that makes iPads, as well as the conditions workers often endure.

By January 25, 2012


Republic Wireless now unlimited--for real!

The upstart wireless provider now offers unlimited calling and data for just $19 per month--no strings attached. Best smartphone deal ever?

By December 23, 2011


Google's future handset rivals praise Motorola deal

Samsung, HTC, Sony Ericsson, and LG are happy to get patent protections from the Motorola deal--but not necessarily about competition from Google.

By August 15, 2011


Rapid-release Firefox meets corporate backlash

New Firefox versions now will emerge every six weeks as Mozilla tries to be more competitive. That's too rapid for some, but Mozilla is willing to leave them behind.

By June 27, 2011


Google gets political with quotation tool

A Google Labs project called "In Quotes" lets you take quotations from the party leaders and election candidates of four different countries and see what they have to say about a given search term.

By September 24, 2008


Facebook profiles get a nip and tuck to sum you up in bite-sized chunks

Facebook has had a facelift, with your profile enjoying a new look to sum up your entire life in bite-sized chunks.

By December 6, 2010


Web developers tackle advanced font controls

The Web began as a publishing medium, but in many ways it's only really growing up now. Adobe, Mozilla, and others are improving font and layout.

By November 10, 2010


Adobe modernizes with tablet tool, mobile AIR

Tablets, smartphones, and TVs--oh my! At its Max conference, Adobe will show off results of work to retool its products for computing devices beyond just personal computers.

By October 24, 2010


Nokia vows to take on iOS, Android

The Finnish company still sells more smartphones than anyone else, but has yielded the initiative to Apple and Google. Now it's trying to fight back.

By September 14, 2010