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A new kind of string theory: The physics of playing guitar

A University of Oxford physicist has derived equations that describe how guitar techniques influence the pitch of a note.

By July 23, 2014

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Home Depot victim of same malware that hit Target -- researcher

A credit card hack allegedly uncovered at Home Depot reportedly used a variant of the same malware that affected Target customers last year, says security researcher Brian Krebs.

By September 8, 2014

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Drones could rule the skies over Disney

The entertainment giant files three patent applications involving drones and floating projection screens; aerial light displays; and massive hovering marionettes.

By August 27, 2014

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Violinist has brain surgery, fiddles throughout

Professional musician Roger Frisch played his violin during brain surgery to correct hand tremors so that surgeons could gauge its efficacy.

By August 17, 2014

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Are we food zombies controlled by our gut bacteria?

A new study says the bugs growing in our digestive tract might steer us to choose the foods that are best for them, even if they're not best for us.

By August 17, 2014

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Get The Sims 2 Ultimate Collection (Win/Mac) for free!

No strings attached, other than the need for an Origin account. This bundle includes the game and a whopping 17 add-ons.

By July 28, 2014

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AT&T delivers on 1Gbps promise in Austin

Austin residents already subscribing to AT&T's super-fast GigaPower broadband service will finally get the 1Gbps speeds they were promised when the service was introduced last year.

By August 11, 2014

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Lavabit founder's DarkMail needs help to cross finish line

Embattled email guru Ladar Levison updates the DefCon crowd on encrypted email project DarkMail and asks for help from the hacker faithful to get what may be his final email project done.

By August 10, 2014

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Sony aims high with new affordable Core Series speakers

The Audiophiliac auditions the Sony SS-CS5 speaker, the least-expensive three-way bookshelf speaker you can buy from a major manufacturer.

By July 12, 2014

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The robot that can be programmed by talking to it

Rather than requiring complex strings of precise instructions, researchers are teaching robots to understand colloquial, spoken commands.

By June 23, 2014