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Uh-oh! Bill Nye's solar spacecraft needs a reboot

The experimental LightSail spacecraft has lost communication with Earth due to a software glitch. So far, attempts to initiate a reboot have been unsuccessful.

By May 29, 2015

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An old film canister just fetched $13,000 at auction

When bidding on detritus you'd probably walk past at a flea market, it's not the condition of the item that counts, it's where it's been.

By April 26, 2015

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3D Robotics Solo is the GoPro drone we've been waiting for

3DR's close working relationship with the action-cam maker results in a powerful drone with the highest level of GoPro integration currently available.

By April 13, 2015

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Solar airplane soars to start first-ever round-the-world trip

The Solar Impulse 2 takes off from Abu Dhabi on the first leg of an attempted 20,000-mile circumnavigation of the globe -- an unprecedented journey for a sun-powered craft.

By March 9, 2015

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Welcome to the comet: Rosetta mission makes space history

The landing marks a historic triumph for the European Space Agency -- and for space exploration as a whole.

By November 12, 2014

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With Windows Threshold, key changes behind the curtain

On Tuesday, Microsoft will offer details about the next version of Windows. Much of what really matters, says ZDNet's Mary Jo Foley, lies in how Redmond is building, testing and updating the OS.

By September 29, 2014

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Skully opens preorders for high-tech, safety-focused helmet

Due in 2015, Skully's motorcycle helmet, with a built-in virtual-reality display, won't come cheap. But it may save your life.

By August 11, 2014

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Satya Nadella: Microsoft will 'reinvent productivity'

Microsoft's CEO gives employees new marching orders: the focus is productivity and platforms, not devices and services.

By July 10, 2014

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Remote-controlled chip could be the future of contraceptives

A tiny chip implanted under a woman's skin can deliver hormonal birth control for up to 16 years and is entering pre-clinical trials next year.

By July 6, 2014

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BMW adds in-dash GoPro support, we test it on the track

BMW and GoPro are teaming up to bring support for action cameras to the dashboards of the company's latest cars. To try it out, we headed out to the long straights at Road America in a BMW M3.

By June 13, 2014