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Next-gen high-res video faces new fees and uncertainty

So-called 4K video could arrive later and cost more because of a surprise royalty demand for a certain video compression technology.

By March 26, 2015

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​New fees cast shadow on next-gen high-quality streaming video

It looked like compression technology for superhigh-quality video would be free for watching movies and TV online. Not so, according to a new patent-licensing group that wants a cut of the revenue.

By July 22, 2015

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Should you buy your cat a smart water fountain?

The Pura is a smart water fountain that tracks your pet's thirst, but some felines may outwit it.

By July 15, 2015

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Gett revamps ride-hailing app with help from visually-impaired teen

Blind users can now order an on-demand ride by speaking to their smartphone, rather than having to rely on touch technology.

By July 15, 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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E3 2015 Monday recap: Microsoft and Sony press conferences

With The Last Guardian, Gears of War and tons of other games finally confirmed, Monday was busy with new game announcements.

By June 15, 2015

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FTC goes after fraudulent board game Kickstarter

In the first case of its kind, the Federal Trade Commission has taken legal action against a Kickstarter creator who deceived his backers.

By June 11, 2015

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How do you weigh the Milky Way anyway?

A team of astronomers has calculated the weight of the Milky Way to a high degree of precision by observing stars outside the galactic disc.

By June 4, 2015

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Six burning questions if T-Mobile, Dish Network actually get together

A merger between the nation's fourth-largest wireless carrier and second-largest satellite-TV provider is intriguing. Here's why.

By June 4, 2015

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NSA's collection of phone-call data could be cut off for a time

As a key deadline approaches, the US Senate votes against extending a controversial National Security Agency program -- but votes down a bill designed to reform it.

By May 23, 2015