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Nikon's Coolpix P900 brings distant subjects into view

The 24-2,000mm zoom lens is amazing especially given the camera's price and size, but that doesn't make it a perfect bridge camera.

By September 25, 2015


A second Comcast customer says she was subjected to a nasty nickname

Technically Incorrect: Just days after the cable provider apologized to a customer for an expletive on his bill, a Chicago area resident says she received a bill with a variation on the same theme.

By February 5, 2015


Stolen Jennifer Lawrence pics the subject of Capitol Hill debate

An advisory committee to the Congressional Internet Caucus meets Thursday to consider what expectations of privacy Americans should have.

By November 5, 2014


'Thing Explainer': Fun if you enjoy puzzles, annoying if you just want to learn

Cartoonist and author Randall Munroe's latest book details science and technology with only a 1,000-word vocabulary. That limits its appeal, but the book is fun for those who already know the basics.

By December 1, 2015


NASA tries to rattle people in its sonic-boom room

The space agency wants to bring back supersonic jet travel over land. The first step? Finding out how much boom people on the ground can handle.

By November 24, 2015


The math of humor: Why 'snunkoople' makes you squeal

A mathematical formula that predicts which words people find funny might not get its own Comedy Central special, but it does offer insights into the human mind.

By December 1, 2015


Amazon's 'Man in the High Castle' too 'expensive and dangerous' for TV networks, creator says

Former "X-Files" writer Frank Spotnitz says his cinematic new Philip K. Dick adaptation found financial and creative freedom at Amazon.

By November 12, 2015


Tesla bulks up engineering staff for self-driving cars

As the new autopilot feature in Tesla's Model S aims to get smarter, CEO Elon Musk is hiring more engineers.

By November 20, 2015


Halo 5 dev taking action against cheaters, making changes to SWAT

343 is putting cheaters in its sights, SWAT mode removes friendly fire, and new images of Req content revealed.

By November 17, 2015


Verizon 4G LTE users to be subject to 'Network Optimization'

Previously, only 3G users were tapped for optimization -- what some say is throttling -- designed to avoid clogs. But a report says that's changing.

By July 25, 2014