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Phone chargers for Africa and 3D-printing in space win Branson backing

Solar-powered phone chargers for the developing world, 3D-printed satellites and bespoke shoes for the masses have won the backing of Sir Richard Branson.

By Mar. 13, 2014

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Look up! Sunday solar eclipse will be visible from East Coast

The last solar eclipse of 2013 will take place in the early hours of November 3, and look closest to full over Atlanta and Pittsburgh.

By Nov. 1, 2013

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Kite Patch makes you invisible to mosquitoes

This lightweight patch can keep blood-sucking bugs away and could prove key in the global battle against malaria.

By Jul. 19, 2013

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With ‘Silicon Valley,’ ‘Office Space’ creator pokes holes in tech’s shiny exterior

HBO gave a sneak peek in its show’s namesake to see if people from the iconic tech hub can take a joke. Turns out they can.

By Apr. 6, 2014

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Hacker launches volunteer program for security professionals

Hackers for Charity founder Johnny Long hopes computer and security skills can break the cycle of poverty and keep Uganda from becoming another Nigeria.

By Aug. 8, 2011

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iTunes expands movie sales to 42 more countries

Access to movies via the iTunes store is now available at more nations across Europe, Africa, and other regions, says AppleInsider.

By Dec. 12, 2012

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Carbon-negative energy, a reality at last -- and cheap, too

In Berkeley, Calif., All Power Labs is turning out machines that convert cheap and abundant biomass into clean energy and rich, efficient charcoal fertilizer.

By Oct. 19, 2013

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Man infected after stealing phone from Ebola patient?

A report from Uganda says that a phone thief allegedly went into a hospital to steal a phone from a patient. The patient had the Ebola virus. Now, so may the confessed thief.

By Aug. 27, 2012

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Gay-love text gets sender 3 years in jail

A Cameroonian man texts another man: "I am very much in love with you." That is enough to get him sent to prison. An appeal hearing held yesterday confirms his sentence.

By Dec. 18, 2012

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iPhone 5 hits South Korea Friday, and 50+ new lands in December

As Apple begins to sort out its supply issues for the iPhone 5, it is widening the availability of its blockbuster smartphone.

By Dec. 3, 2012