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Netflix purges 79 movies, say goodbye to 'Taxi Driver'

The streaming service will pull dozens of titles from its streaming catalog on July 1, but it's also adding dozens of new titles.

By June 30, 2014

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Google Doodle honors famed zoologist Dian Fossey

Best known for her study of endangered gorillas in Africa, the late Fossey would've turned 82 years old on Thursday.

By January 16, 2014

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Xbox One thrashed by PS4 in GameSpot's global Twitter poll

It's only been official for two days and already the Xbox One is losing to the PlayStation 4 -- if only on Twitter.

By May 23, 2013

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Bill Gates calls for reinvention of toilet: Why?

Better sanitation would go a long way toward reducing illness and death associated with poor sanitation, billionaire's foundation says.

By July 19, 2011

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FLOW Android app primes pump for clean water

From small organizations to the World Bank, one Android app, called FLOW, is changing the way vital water-related information flows in the developing world.

By March 22, 2011

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Baby Bubbler could help ailing infants breathe

A portable device out of Rice University is aimed at helping children with acute respiratory infections breathe naturally as they recover.

By June 9, 2010

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Effort to trace 'conflict minerals' in electronics

Hewlett-Packard is one of a few companies seeking certification that ensures metals used in their products do not fund the war in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

By February 13, 2010

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Whatever happened to...? The tech that never took off

Whatever happened to MiniDisc, SPOT and the first iTunes phone? They were hyped to the heavens, yet they never hit the heights. We salute ten technologies that never took off

By November 10, 2009

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Amazon sponsors round 2 of OLPC program

This year's Give One, Get One program for the One Laptop Per Child Foundation is being handled through Amazon.com, which is running TV commercials to promote awareness (and sales).

By December 2, 2008

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Digitizing Holocaust memories

USC system backed by Spielberg and Sun uses robots to help make more than 100,000 hours of genocide testimonials videotaped on Betacam SP available on the Internet.

By October 20, 2008