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Alan Turing wartime manuscript, Enigma machine up for auction

Fri, 04/10/2015 - 1:50pm
A rare manuscript written by British mathematician and code-breaker Alan Turing has gone up for auction along with several other pieces of computer science history, including a fully functional Enigma machine. Used by the Germans during WWII, Enigma machines helped the Nazis send encrypted messages until Turing and a team of code-breakers at Bletchley Park cracked the code.
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Domain names that end in ".suck"

Fri, 04/10/2015 - 1:48pm
Some big companies are shelling out to preemptively register domain names ending in ".suck," but critics of the new domains say they're essentially a shakedown tool. CNET senior editor Jeff Bakalar has more.
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Apple Watch deliveries delayed

Fri, 04/10/2015 - 1:40pm
CNET senior editor Jeff Bakalar tells CBSN's Meg Oliver and Vinita Nair about the backlog of Apple Watch orders. Although consumers have been able to pre-order watches this month, they won't receive them until June or later.
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Rare Alan Turing manuscript, Enigma machine up for auction

Fri, 04/10/2015 - 1:21pm
The lots offer "extraordinary insight into the working mind of one of the greatest luminaries of the 20th century"
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New ".sucks" domain lives up to the name

Fri, 04/10/2015 - 12:51pm
One domain registrar is under fire for a "shakedown scheme" to sell company and celebrity ".sucks" URLs for exorbitant sums
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Adorable fox reunites with his best friend

Fri, 04/10/2015 - 10:05am
Nick Dietz compiles some of the week's best viral videos, including Indiana Jones in real life, a human-powered theme park and an epic math class April Fools' Day prank. Plus, a fox is reunited with his best friend and unbelievable cuteness ensues.
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Pedophiles finding a safe haven on the "dark net"

Thu, 04/09/2015 - 10:20pm
Hidden corner of cyberspace established in part to help dissidents in China, Russia and Iran evade censorship is being used for more sinister purposes
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Adorable fox reunites with his best friend

Thu, 04/09/2015 - 9:06pm
Nick Dietz compiles some of the week's best viral videos
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Like Instagram for doctors, with many second opinions

Thu, 04/09/2015 - 8:57pm
Figure 1, a mobile app for the medical set, helps clinicians all over the world share expertise and solve difficult cases
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Digital spring cleaning

Thu, 04/09/2015 - 7:44pm
Spring is here and for many it’s time to clean up and organize their home. But computer security experts say it’s also a good time to clean up your digital life. The National Cyber Security Alliance is offering several tips to help protect your online information.
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Tyrannosaurs: Predators, fighters, cannibals?

Thu, 04/09/2015 - 7:42pm
New evidence from a fossil of a teenage dinosaur shows it was attacked and partially eaten by its own kind
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FBI, international cybercrime taskforce beat botnet

Thu, 04/09/2015 - 6:57pm
The takedown of the Beebone botnet is the first major victory for a multinational cybercrime-fighting group
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​The Uberization of personal services

Thu, 04/09/2015 - 6:45pm
Need pizza? Coffee? Yoga lessons? Someone to change a lightbulb? Apps will bring the services you need right to your door
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It's time to do a digital spring cleaning

Thu, 04/09/2015 - 6:02pm
Here's how to give your online presence a good scrubbing, to boost your security - and minimize embarrassment
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Contagious cancer killing East Coast clams

Thu, 04/09/2015 - 5:34pm
The curious disease is one of only three known forms of cancer than can be passed from one animal to another
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Eyeing Yucca Mountain for nuclear waste dump, again

Thu, 04/09/2015 - 3:19pm
​Members of Congress will tour the Nevada site amid new talk about a decades-old problem: where to dispose of radioactive waste
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Would you pay to skip ads on YouTube?

Thu, 04/09/2015 - 2:44pm
The video site is betting on a "yes"
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Google's new algorithm could be the end of spoilers

Thu, 04/09/2015 - 2:10pm
Google is developing an algorithm so that people won't have to face spoilers for their favorite TV shows before they get a chance to watch the episode.
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YouTube goes ad-free for a fee

Thu, 04/09/2015 - 1:54pm
For those who go crazy watching ads before a YouTube video, the company will start offering a subscription service for those willing to pay a fee to avoid seeing advertisements.
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Mysterious methane mass hovering over Southwest

Thu, 04/09/2015 - 1:12pm
Scientists are searching for the source of a giant concentration of the heat-trapping gas over the Four Corners region
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