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Ford Sierra and Escort Cosworths: XCAR goes retro

With their roots firmly in racing, the roadgoing Ford Sierra RS Cosworth and Escort Cosworths were legends in their lifetimes. Still hankered after today, XCAR took these awesome cars out on the track to see what the fuss was about.

By June 9, 2014

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In newest tally, supercomputing progress tapers off

Hardware, software and funding limits mean it's not easy to make the fastest computers even faster. That's too bad for the industries that rely on them.

By November 17, 2014

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IBM, Nvidia land $325M supercomputer deal

US Energy Department funds two huge machines that combine IBM and Nvidia chips with Mellanox networking. A further $100 million goes toward making faster next-gen supercomputers.

By November 14, 2014

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Samsung donates 3,000 smartphones to help Ebola fight

The company says that the phones, worth about $1 million, will be used in 60 Ebola medical clinics in Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone.

By October 21, 2014

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Facebook takes steps to fight Ebola

The company is helping out with health education and emergency voice and data services, and giving its users an easy way to make donations.

By November 6, 2014

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LG to donate 2,000 smartphones to UN's Ebola effort

The phones will go to healthcare workers and other people sent by the United Nations to combat the deadly disease in West Africa.

By October 23, 2014

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With Skype Qik, Microsoft seeks mobile messaging clout

The company hopes the new video messaging app will be used more frequently than regular Skype and will give Microsoft a better showing in the mobile market.

By October 14, 2014

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BBC turns to WhatsApp to share Ebola information

Aimed at people in West Africa, the BBC will use the popular messaging app to provide updates about the spread of Ebola.

By October 16, 2014

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The Zuckerbergs' $25M to fight Ebola: Priscilla Chan explains

Two days after Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced the donation, his wife says the goal is "to be able to keep Ebola to a confined state, where we can aggressively intervene."

By October 16, 2014

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Boeing said to win NASA space taxi contract

According to the Wall Street Journal, the aerospace giant is likely to beat out SpaceX for the contract, said to be worth more than $3 billion.

By September 15, 2014