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Complaining customer says Comcast got him fired

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 9:54pm
A California man says his complaints over cable service led to his being fired from his job; now Comcast has issued a public apology, of sorts
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​Book excerpt: Walter Isaacson's "The Innovators"

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 9:33pm
Read the introduction to the story of the "hackers, geniuses and geeks" who created the digital revolution
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"Plastc" ​card could replace 20 credit cards

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 9:31pm
All-in-one "Plastc" card is designed to replace cash and multiple credit cards with a digital payment system
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Bobo the cat is in love with the vacuum cleaner

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 8:10pm
Nick Dietz compiles some of the week's best viral videos
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Mars spacecraft set for close comet flyby

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 7:41pm
Seven spacecraft are poised to study the comet Siding Spring as it passes within a scant 87,000 miles of Mars on Oct. 19
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Antarctic sea ice level breaks record, NASA says

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 7:01pm
Researchers explain icy uptick despite global warming trends
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New iPads expected at Apple's next event

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 3:34pm
Apple sent out invitations for its next event, where the company is expected to unveil new versions of the iPad. Shara Tibken, a senior writer at, says that new colors and the fingerprint sensor could be among the new features on the popular tablets.
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​Astronaut tweets super typhoon view from space

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 2:34pm
NASA's Reid Wiseman gives us a rare view of the biggest storm of 2014 as it takes aim at Japan
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What to expect at Apple's iPad, Mac event

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 1:27pm
The invitations are out for Apple's next big product announcement; here's what may be in the works for iPads and Macs
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Lost & found: Rare species rediscovered

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 1:02pm
New book illustrates a photographer and conservationist's hunt to find the world's rarest amphibians
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Apple ready for California "kill switch" law

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 3:15am
Thanks to iOS 8, the tech giant is now the first phone maker to fully comply with California's new anti-theft law
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Calif. company develops glow-in-the-dark plants

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 8:34pm
California biotech company creates glowing plants that someday, perhaps, could replace streetlights
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Asian cave drawings as old as European ones, scientists say

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 6:46pm
Findings show humans were creating art in a wider part of the world nearly 40,000 years ago
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Facebook may launch anonymous sharing app

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 6:42pm
The possible new venture is reported shortly after the company faced backlash for its "real name" policy
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Facebook targets consumers with location-based ads

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 6:40pm
Walk by a store and Facebook may serve up one of its ads to your smartphone, using a new location-based advertising service
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NASA X-ray telescope finds theory-defying pulsar

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 6:25pm
NASA's NuStar X-ray telescope spots the brightest pulsar ever found, a compact stellar remnant at the heart of a nearby galaxy that initially was mistaken for a black hole
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Atlantic hurricane season weakest in decades

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 6:19pm
"We've been very fortunate so far," says National Hurricane Center meteorologist, but season is not over yet
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Prosthetic arm mimicks natural movement

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 5:02pm
Researchers in Sweden have created a cutting-edge prosthetic system, in which an artificial arm is connected directly to the bone, nerves and muscles of an amputee. In this video the first recipient of the robotic arm presents how it allows him to hold, lift, throw and grab different objects.
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Can you weld clothes together? The Navy thinks so

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 4:47pm
Ultrasonic welding hoped to make military uniforms lighter, stronger and cheaper, as well as bring back some manufacturing from overseas
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Teens ditch Facebook for new social media favorite

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 4:28pm
For U.S. teens, Facebook is out and another social media site is the growing favorite
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