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Scarcity triggers new restrictions on obtaining Internet addresses

The US and Canada are down to their last 16.7 million Net addresses with today's IPv4 Internet technology. Scarcity is pushing Internet service providers to the next-gen IPv6.

By April 23, 2014

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Surplus food for the homeless is just an app away

On-demand smartphone apps are known for addressing the whims and desires of the comfortable. It turns out they can also serve the greater good.

By June 21, 2015

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Wind-powered motorcycle for a Mad Max world

Forget the guzzoline. This motorcycle collects and stores wind and sun power for a time when fossil fuels will be scarce.

By June 25, 2015

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OMG! Oh My Gold! Beyonce has a special gold Apple Watch

Technically Incorrect: Time stood still today, as Beyonce posed on her own Web site wearing an extraordinary Apple Watch.

By April 20, 2015

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Rosetta finds comets carry more 'Star Trek' fuel than expected

Rosetta researchers think comets are less likely to be the source of Earth's water than previously thought, which also makes them a great source of fuel for fictional starship warp cores.

By December 11, 2014

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Gold-plated bike brings the bling for $400,000

Forget fixies; they're not fancy enough. You need a British racing bike layered in gold in order to flaunt your wealth on your next ride.

By December 9, 2014

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iPhone 5 buyers face Lightning cable, adapter scarcity

They're small, but they're defining accessories for Apple's new iPhone and iPods. And if you're looking to buy them, be prepared to wait.

By September 14, 2012

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Bipartisan Wi-Fi bill in Senate could up speeds, ease congestion

Bill from Democrat Cory Booker and Republican Marco Rubio would call on FCC to free additional 5GHz wireless spectrum for Wi-Fi use.

By June 20, 2014

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Belkin goes all in on the home of the future

The company known for its wireless routers and accessories is amping up its efforts in automated home products, switch by switch and pipe by pipe.

By June 5, 2014

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Got the 'Star Wars' collector gene? Advice on turning droids to dollars

A rare "Empire Strikes Back" action figure just sold for $11,683, but "Star Wars" collector Steve Sansweet says fans wanting to gamble on collecting might not find the gold mine they're looking for.

By February 26, 2014