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Top 10 new species of 2014 announced

The top 10 new species discovered in 2013 include a see-through crustacean, upside-down Antarctic flowers and a tree nicknamed "Mother of Dragons".

By May 21, 2014


Coursera partners with 10 universities for online classes

Online learning startup hopes partnership will improve the quality of the education as well as increasing access and graduation rates.

By May 29, 2013


SUNY to get Microsoft's Live@edu program

Microsoft's online productivity suite will be available throughout the State University of New York education system, covering some 465,000 students.

By December 21, 2010


The 404 1,218: Where we order off the secret menu (podcast)

Today we'll unwrap Chipotle's test-kitchen secret: a 1,500-calorie mutant known only to fatties as "The Quesarito," and other lesser-known regrets from greasy fast food chains. Hint: The secret ingredient is sadness.

By March 1, 2013


IBM, Intel group to invest $4.4 billion in chip tech

A group led by IBM and Intel will invest $4.4 billion into a region that is already bristling with chip manufacturing and R&D activity.

By September 27, 2011


Microsoft details Office 365 for education plans

Microsoft software-plus-services suite is headed to schools a little later this year, and at a discount from the company's version aimed at businesses.

By January 11, 2011


Putting the 'we' in Wii for blind gamers

Video game research project at the University of Nevada makes games modeled on the Wii more accessible for people with visual impairments.

By May 28, 2010


Alleged Craigslist killer: Plastic handcuffs found

In a search of alleged Craigslist-lurking killer Philip Markoff's apartment, police say they found plastic 'zip-tie' handcuffs similar to ones said to have been used during the assault and murder of Julissa Brisman.

By April 21, 2009


Foiled by eBay, Xbox gamertag seller turns to Craigslist

A man who tried to sell the rare Xbox Live gamertag "Hitman" on eBay had two separate auctions canceled. Now, he's trying out the less-regulated Craigslist.

By February 13, 2009


Rare Xbox Live gamertag 'Hitman' up for sale on eBay

Gamer who registered the moniker in 2002 decides to put it up for sale in the hopes of netting big bucks for what could be seen as a rare and desirable name.

By February 10, 2009