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X Prize crowdsources three contests tackling ocean health

As oceans become overfished, polluted, and warmer, the X Prize foundation is looking to the public to come up with ideas for three new challenges to pose to the world's top innovators.

By October 22, 2013

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Latest X Prize aims to measure acid in oceans

The $2 million challenge tasks competitors with accurately measuring ocean acidification, a step toward improving the health of our seas and inspiring new market-based uses of the oceans.

By September 9, 2013

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Get a refurbished Asus VivoTab RT 10-inch tablet for $139

Even if you don't love RT, at this price you almost have to consider it. Don't you?

By October 10, 2014

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Get a refurbished MacBook Air 11.6 for $499

It's an older model, but still chock full of Air-y goodness. Plus: Three bonus deals!

By October 8, 2014

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10 years of XPrizes: Fixing the world one competition at a time

It was October 4, 2004 that Scaled Composites won the Ansari XPrize. 10 years later, what started as one man's quest to get to space has evolved into an international organization for global good.

By October 3, 2014

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Miss Georgia's custom heels flaunt 3D-printed flair

Shoes that look like a classic car? Georgia Tech industrial design students fashion a pair of high-tech shoes for their peer, Miss Georgia, inspired by the school's Ford mascot.

By September 15, 2014

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Ocean XPrize reels in teams for acid tests

With sea life is in danger due to rising ocean acidification, the Wendy Schmidt Ocean XPrize kicks off with $2 million in prize money on the line for the best methods for measuring ocean pH levels.

By September 4, 2014

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Finalists selected for $10M Qualcomm Tricorder XPrize

Are you a gadget lover, not a doctor? International teams are working to create portable devices that could quickly and easily detect common ailments.

By August 27, 2014

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J.J. Abrams gives first look at 'Star Wars' X-wing fighter

The director offers a peek at the X-wing fighter from the set of "Star Wars Episode VII" to promote the Force for Change campaign that raises money for UNICEF.

By July 21, 2014

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The new Captain America adds black to the red, white, and blue

The elevation of Steve Rogers' right-hand man Sam Wilson, who is black, is a natural progression and Rogers' personal choice. Sorry Stephen Colbert, you got passed over.

By July 17, 2014