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These may be the oldest stars in the Milky Way

Wed, 11/11/2015 - 8:02pm
"This work really changes our ideas of what the first stars would have looked like"
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Are high-tech talking toys a privacy concern?

Wed, 11/11/2015 - 7:00pm
Say "hello" to a new level of play with Internet-connected toys like Hello Barbie and My Friend Cayla that converse with kids
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High-tech toys raise privacy concerns

Wed, 11/11/2015 - 7:00pm
Should parents worry about Internet-connected toys that converse with kids?
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Deal at U.N. meeting opens way for satellite tracking of jets

Wed, 11/11/2015 - 6:00pm
Agreement was motivated by the mystery disappearance of a Malaysia Airlines jetliner last year
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Hot Earth-sized planet looks like a Venus twin

Wed, 11/11/2015 - 5:38pm
The rocky planet is a mere 39 light-years away, making it the closest Earth-sized exoplanet yet discovered
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Record-breaking Lake Erie algae bloom was size of NYC

Wed, 11/11/2015 - 2:59pm
The algae bloom that spread across Lake Erie this summer was the largest on record and left behind a thick, paint-like scum
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Half-billion-year-old brains preserved in fool's gold

Wed, 11/11/2015 - 2:51pm
The fossils of the 520-million-year-old brains belong to shrimplike creatures in southwest China
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T-Mobile introduces free video bingeing on your phone

Wed, 11/11/2015 - 2:46pm
The wireless carrier is rolling out unlimited video streaming that won't drain your data plan
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Critics rave about new "Fallout 4" video game

Tue, 11/10/2015 - 10:23pm
Despite some glitches, the new role-playing game introduces players to an immersive world
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No word yet from supposed alien megastructure

Tue, 11/10/2015 - 8:52pm
SETI researchers listened for "ET calling" from a distant star that has scientists perplexed
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Harvard startup uses science to "unshrink" your clothes

Tue, 11/10/2015 - 7:54pm
Unshrinkit promises to bring sweaters back to normal after they shrink in the wash
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Facebook's new AI assistant

Tue, 11/10/2015 - 4:42pm
Facebook is testing a new "digital assistant" system that could rival Siri and Google Now
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IBM's Watson to help combat rare childhood diseases

Tue, 11/10/2015 - 4:41pm
Supercomputer teams up with Boston Children's Hospital, sifting through massive amounts of data to help find the right treatment
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Google Maps now works even if you lose Internet

Tue, 11/10/2015 - 4:40pm
An update to the app lets you find information and get turn-by-turn directions when you're offline
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Killer whales

Tue, 11/10/2015 - 4:16pm
A staple at SeaWorld and a source of much debate, orcas are fierce predators, loyal family members, and truly fascinating animals
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Apple CEO: PCs are dead

Tue, 11/10/2015 - 4:12pm
Apple's CEO says the new iPad Pro could replace desktops in the workplace
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​What do your apps know about you?

Tue, 11/10/2015 - 3:42pm
New research sheds light on what your apps are finding out about you - and what information they're sharing with other people
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Gadgets that make your wrist smarter

Tue, 11/10/2015 - 2:55pm
There's no shortage of computerized wristwatches and gadgets to choose from -- one writer put a number of them to the test
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​Gett's "Surge Sucks" program targets Uber where it hurts

Tue, 11/10/2015 - 2:40pm
The ride-hailing rival will give N.Y. customers credits for what they've paid Uber in surge fares
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"Pompeii of the New World" holds clues to ancient Mayans

Tue, 11/10/2015 - 2:32pm
Latest findings from a village frozen beneath volcanic ash 1,400 years ago
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