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Black hole observed devouring a star

An international team of astronomers has witnessed an "extremely rare" event: a black hole eating a star then ejecting a near light-speed flare.

By November 29, 2015


Spike Charger

The Spike Charger delivers wireless power to your cell phone but there are better competing products for the time being.

By March 4, 2008

3 stars Editors' rating March 4, 2008

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Facebook sees spike in government requests for data, content restriction

The social network sees a massive increase in the amount of content banned in India for being anti-religious or hate speech.

By November 12, 2015


'Orbis Spike' in 1610 marks humanity's first major impact on planet Earth

Humans are as "Earth-changing as a meteor strike," says a researcher who has proposed a new start date for the so-called Anthropocene, or "human epoch."

By March 12, 2015


Cyber Monday breaks sales record again, but perhaps not for long

With more holiday spending happening earlier, Cyber Monday may soon lose its crown as the biggest online US sales day of the year.

By November 30, 2015


RIP Cyber Monday, long live Cyber Sunday

Shoppers want Cyber Monday bargains on Sunday evening, says retail giant Walmart, so it's moving its online sales schedule ahead accordingly.

By November 23, 2015


Amazon scores Spike Lee's 'Chi-Raq' as its first original movie

The film's all-star cast includes Nick Cannon, Wesley Snipes, Jennifer Hudson, Teyonah Parris and more. It's a big win as Amazon fights to dominate the video-streaming space.

By July 15, 2015


Spotify, you make my streams come true (aka, the making of my musical wonderland)

Commentary: A lifelong music lover, I've found that Spotify's streaming service is the best way to hear the songs I love most. To me, music services like this count among the most exciting technological achievements today.

By November 28, 2015


'Game of Thrones' drives traffic spike for HBO -- and dings Netflix

A twice-yearly Internet traffic report provides a peek at how the season premiere of the hit fantasy series boosted viewership of HBO's online services.

By May 28, 2015


Seeing more ads on your phone? Mobile ad revenue spikes

Did you notice more commercials while you toyed with your phone or watched an online video? Sales of both jumped last year, lifting total Internet ad spending to a record $49.5 billion in the US.

By April 23, 2015