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Appliance Science: The hot physics of induction cooktops

How can an electric field cook your dinner? Through the science of induction. In our latest Appliance Science column, we look at how induction cooktops work.

By January 12, 2015

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High-tech Warriors: A glimpse into the stadium of the future

The Golden State Warriors will open a new high-tech sports and entertainment complex in 2018, and the basketball team's testing some of the innovations in its current arena now.

By January 18, 2015

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Vice President Biden joins Instagram

The official account appears to be managed by staffers, but one can still wish for an image slip-up or two.

By April 16, 2014

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eBay mirror, mirror on the wall -- are you talking to me?

The e-commerce giant's fitting room of the future lands at Nordstrom and Rebecca Minkoff stores.

By January 18, 2015

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The inside story of the new Ford GT supercar

The reborn Ford GT is the hottest car of the 2015 NAIAS in Detroit. We spoke with its designer, Moray Callum, to learn about how it went from sketch to concept car in just 14 months.

By January 13, 2015

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'Blackhat' is equal parts hacking and stabbing (review)

This uneven take on the cyberthriller genre dives deep into computing and international hacking, with Thor rocking a keyboard.

By January 16, 2015

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Dish, Fox News reach new deal, ending weeks-long blackout

A new deal returns a pair of Fox News channels to the satellite TV provider's customers after a three-week absence.

By January 15, 2015

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Sprint's Virgin prepaid service to offer shared data plans at Walmart

The shared data plan, initially available to only four smartphones in Virgin's lineup, will allow individuals to customize on the fly how much data each member users.

By January 16, 2015

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Twitter next up to tap emerging markets with ZipDial acquisition

ZipDial lets consumers make a phone call and then instantly start receiving marketing promotions via text, voice, and app notifications. This is designed to appeal to people with limited or no Internet access.

By January 20, 2015

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Xiaomi puts iPhone 6 Plus in its sights with Mi Note phablet

The Chinese phone maker's new device features a slightly bigger screen and a lighter, thinner body than Apple's biggest phone -- at less than half the price.

By January 14, 2015