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Hackers of cheaters' site Ashley Madison threaten to expose user profiles

Those who broke into the site are reportedly threatening to post stolen user information every day the "discreet" affair network remains online.

By July 20, 2015

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How a procrastinator launched a new industry

You can thank Web designers for embracing Photoshop, software that lets anyone turn an OK photograph into something more.

By July 16, 2015

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Dinosaur with curly-horned head unearthed in Canada

Paleontologists piece together over 200 bones to discover a Triceratops relative with more horns sticking out of its head than the mutant offspring of a deer and a rhinoceros.

By July 9, 2015

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A real-life medical tricorder: XPrize wants to make it so

From CNET Magazine: An XPrize competition aims to turn a 50-year-old science fiction concept into a powerful medical device that's accessible to all.

By July 8, 2015

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Twitter buys artificial intelligence startup Whetlab

Through the acquisition of Whetlab, developed by researchers at Harvard, Toronto, and Sherbrooke universities, Twitter can step up its machine learning efforts.

By June 17, 2015

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Prehistoric worm with super armor found in China

Scientists have found the fossil of an ancient worm called Hairy Collins' Monster, one of the first creatures to grow rows of spiky armor on its back. It's the King Koopa of lobopodians.

By June 29, 2015

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Freaky Burgess Shale fossil finds its head

Researchers have found teeny tiny teeth in a creature half a billion years old so strange it was named Hallucigenia.

By June 24, 2015

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Teen shot dead after using app to track lost cell phone

Technically Incorrect: A Canadian teen leaves his phone in a cab. He tracks it down to three men in a car. They allegedly refused to give him the phone back. He is then shot dead.

By June 16, 2015

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Nvidia snags cross-platform tech to boost GameWorks PC project

The chipmaker is acquiring TransGaming's proprietary cross-platform portability technology to boost its gaming division.

By June 12, 2015

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Google AI could be my new wife, steal my job -- and I'm nervous

Commentary: A Google AI expert says computers capable of having relationships aren't far off, but the idea of machines with common sense has CNET's Eric Mack feeling disposable.

By May 26, 2015