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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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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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'Star Wars' update: Filming resumes after Ford's recovery

Harrison Ford, now healed after an accident on the set, returns to Pinewood Studios to finish filming his role as Han Solo in "Star Wars: Episode VII."

By August 29, 2014

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Is your tweet getting traction? Look at Twitter analytics

The social network opens up its analytics dashboard for all users. Now people can see how their tweet traffic is doing in real-time.

By August 27, 2014