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Seattle police publicize crimes on Twitter with 'Tweets-by-beat'

In a new initiative, city authorities get techie and transform run-of-the-mill police blotters into 140-character crime blasts via the social network.

By October 1, 2012

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Earth-buzzing asteroid may have dropped meteorite on Nicaragua

Daredevil asteroid 2014 RC slid by close to Earth Sunday, but it may have left a parting gift in the form of a meteorite crater in Nicaragua.

By September 8, 2014

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For $110, this man built an earthquake warning system

A professor at UC Berkeley (in California's earthquake country) has created a prototype device that warns of pending quake-related rumbles and could be installed as easily as a home fire alarm.

By September 8, 2014

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GM plans to launch hands-free driving by 2016

'Super Cruise' feature will keep vehicles in a specific lane while making necessary steering and speed adjustments.

By September 7, 2014

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Alibaba IPO could raise up to $24.3B, breaking records along the way

The Chinese e-commerce giant, poised to make US stock market history, sets some high expectations for its pricing.

By September 5, 2014

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Explore 'Star Trek' comics on Humble Bundle

Pay what you want for dozens of issues of "Star Trek" comics from IDW, while you support charities.

By September 4, 2014

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Tomorrow Daily 047: Dyson's new robot vacuum, a PlayStation classroom in South Korea, and more

Sangmyung University is offering a class for students about video games, and Sony fitted the classroom with PlayStation 4 consoles and DualShock desks; but will students learn about game history, or will they be too busy playing games to hear the lectures?

By September 4, 2014

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Send your tweets to space with NASA's Asteroid Time Capsule

As part of the OSIRIS-REx mission to the asteroid Bennu, NASA will be including tweets and Instagram photos from the public as part of a space time capsule.

By September 3, 2014

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IRS calling? Nope. It's a scam

CNET's Charlie Cooper got a call one day from the IRS -- or so the caller claimed. But it was an all too common social-engineering scam. And you could be next.

By August 31, 2014

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Teacher tweets she wants to 'stab some kids'

A teacher is reprimanded by her California school district after tweets that mentioned her trigger finger was "itchy."

By August 29, 2014