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Myths about Facebook's Messenger app go viral

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 8:10pm
Those alarming blog posts about Facebook Messenger taking over your phone don't get all the facts right
Categories: Business & Technology

Apple U. teaches "What Makes Apple, Apple"

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 7:08pm
Secretive training program for Apple employees drives home the importance of simplicity, report reveals
Categories: Business & Technology

Biggest supermoon of the year lights up the night

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 2:44pm
Sunday's supermoon was the biggest and brightest seen in 20 years, according to NASA
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U.S. wireless carriers push Samsung over Apple

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 1:28pm
Samsung gets recommendations from wireless store employees twice as often as Apple, and ten times the rate Nokia gets a nod
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Social media misfires can cost student athletes

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 1:15pm
Posting things they shouldn't on social media can hurt student athletes' prospects for being recruited, coaches say
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Could Ebola be turned into a bio-weapon?

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 1:07pm
It sounds like a worst-case scenario, but scientists say anyone who tried to turn Ebola into a weapon would run into trouble
Categories: Business & Technology

Supermoon lights up the night sky

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 12:56pm
August's supermoon, or perigee moon, is the closest the moon will come to Earth this year
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Distant earthquake triggers Antarctic icequake

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 12:40pm
An major earthquake was felt thousands of miles away, snapping the ice in Antarctica
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Want a safe car? Check its cyber safety rating

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 12:18pm
A security research group says cyber safety ratings are needed for systems that could leave cars vulnerable to hacking
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Digging for bones in Wyoming

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 4:54pm
Researchers are unearthing the bones of animals from the Pleistocene era, 25,000 years ago
Categories: Business & Technology

​Preserving the starry, starry night

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 3:30pm
Astronomers and star-gazers combat light pollution, to bask in the awe-inspiring splendor of a truly dark nighttime sky
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Perseid meteor shower to share sky with "supermoon"

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 2:54pm
Catch sight of the annual Perseid meteor shower this weekend before a "supermoon" brightens the night sky
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Medical apps let doctors diagnose by smartphone

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 2:49pm
One million people had virtual appointments last year on medical consultation apps; but there are concerns about replacing in-person doctor visitors
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New IBM chip works more like a human brain

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 2:34pm
This low-energy chip looks for patterns, rather than simply performing rapid, sequential calculations
Categories: Business & Technology

​Almanac: The Smithsonian

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 2:26pm
On August 10, 1846, President Polk signed a measure establishing the most American of American institutions
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Easy way to unsubscribe from annoying emails

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 1:57pm
Google and Outlook add new feature to make unsubscribing easier than ever
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Which U.S. state has the fastest Internet speed?

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 1:41pm
Broadband speed in the fastest state is almost twice as fast as the slowest; see where your state ranks
Categories: Business & Technology

Ancient bones unearthed in Wyoming cave

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 12:47pm
Scientists are hopeful they may even recover 100,000-year-old DNA
Categories: Business & Technology

Stargazers' images from Dark Sky Parks

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 11:00am
The International Dark-Sky Association has certified areas around the world to be free of light pollution for viewing the night sky
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Shark-tracking robot to tail rapidly growing species

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 9:02am
Device equipped with camera, microphone, tracker built to help biologists figure out why so many sharks are appearing on California coasts
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