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Lucky streaks exist, but luck's got nothing to do with it

Research on gamblers by two scientists show much more subtle pattern emerging in lucky streaks than mere chance.

By May 13, 2014

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Apple continues stealthy buying streak with micro LED startup LuxVue

The iPhone maker just nabbed the 5-year-old company in another example of its discrete acquisition push.

By May 2, 2014

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Earth-buzzing asteroid may have dropped meteorite on Nicaragua

Daredevil asteroid 2014 RC slid by close to Earth Sunday, but it may have left a parting gift in the form of a meteorite crater in Nicaragua.

By September 8, 2014

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Wanted man posted Ice Bucket Challenge on Facebook, police say

Police in Nebraska receive a tip on the location where a man -- who allegedly violated parole -- poured ice on himself.

By August 25, 2014

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The Emmys and online shows: Yup, as stodgy as you'd think

Netflix made headlines last year at the Emmy television awards, but a deeper look shows the awards are no faster to recognize online programming than they were for cable.

By August 24, 2014

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Summer's best meteor showers streak night skies

Just in time for the new moon, the Delta Aquarid showers peak on Monday and Tuesday and the Perseid showers start to get under way.

By July 28, 2014

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Perseid meteors light up skies tonight, despite supermoon

These showers are so stunning that Google even dedicated an animated Doodle to the celestial show.

By August 12, 2014

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Google creates $100M fund to back European startups

The Big G's investment arm Google Ventures is sending $100m to Europe to fund the next Spotify, Soundcloud or Skype.

By July 10, 2014

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Rawr! 'Cutezilla' trailer features a new kind of monster

Move over Godzilla, you've got competition from adorable giant-size animals in an entertaining trailer made from stock footage.

By June 18, 2014

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Apple WWDC 2014: Heavy on apps, services, tweaks

No new hardware, but lots of apps and services make news on a day that underscored the evolutionary, not the revolutionary at Apple.

By June 2, 2014