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Ex-New York Times Editor Jill Abramson Plans a Startup

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 2:30pm
Don't worry. She's not creating a new disappearing-message app or an Uber for hair gel.






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A Bold Vision for the Future of the Postage Stamp

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 1:18pm
Madden’s team created Signet, a system that could radically overhaul how we use the US Postal Service. At its core, it is a digital stamp and an app.






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'Aquastronauts' Go Below the Waves to Train for Space

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 12:50pm
Since 2001, NASA has sent astronauts-in-training to take part in the NASA Extreme Environment Mission Operations (NEEMO) program.
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Wear a Helmet: This Hoverboard Really Works

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 10:31am
The hoverboard only works above conductive surfaces like aluminum and — you guessed it — copper.






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iCloud Targeted in Chinese Hacking Attack: Report

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 9:31am
Chinese authorities have tried to gain access to the customer data on Apple's iCloud, according to a group that monitors web usage in China.






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Another Retailer Hit by Possible Data Breach

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 8:09am
Office supply retailer Staples is investigating a possible breach.






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Chicago's Cell Networks Best in Country, Tests Show

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 8:13pm
Chicagoans have one more reason to be proud of their home: the Windy City's cellular networks were found to be the best in the country.






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Microsoft Offers Cloud Tools in Fight Against Ebola

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 7:19pm
Microsoft will provide free cloud-computing and research applications to medical researchers working on the Ebola virus.






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Facebook Sues Lawyers Over Ownership Lawsuit

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 6:30pm
Facebook and CEO Mark Zuckerberg have sued several lawyers who helped Paul Ceglia pursue a lawsuit claiming he owned 50 percent of the company.






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Pay Date: Tinder Plans 'Premium' Service

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 6:13pm
The co-creator of popular dating app Tinder announced on Monday that his company plans to debut a "premium" version of the service in November.






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Apple Rings Up Strong iPhone 6 Sales

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 5:43pm
Sales of the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus began in September, helping Apple chalk up a 12.2 percent jump in revenue last quarter.






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Apple Pay 'Cements the Future' of Mobile Payments

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 5:24pm
"For years, so many of us knew mobile payments would be the future -- but we weren’t sure what exactly that would look like."






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Apple's iOS 8.1 Is Out Now: Here's What's New

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 5:01pm
Apple launched iOS 8 with some major features absent. Now, with the official release of iOS 8.1, Apple is finally bringing these holdouts to mobile.






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Flashback: Man Versus IBM Supercomputer

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 4:39pm
World Chess Champion Garry Kasparov takes on IBM supercomputer Deep Blue.






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Apps Could Screen for Glaucoma When Doctors Can't

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 3:20pm
Areas where eye doctors are few and far between may have a new tool to screen for glaucoma, the world's leading cause of blindness: an iPad app.






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Digital Medicine? High-Tech Health Care On the Way

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 1:58pm
From month-long wait times to preventable diseases; from inefficient IT systems to complicated medicines, the sector is now innovating, fast.






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Apps Help You Carve Spooktacular Pumpkin

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 12:02pm
Tech guru PC Mike Wendland reviews apps that can help take your Halloween Jack-O-Lantern to the next level.






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#HereWeGo: Monica Lewinsky Joins Twitter

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 11:08am
Lewinsky made the bold leap out of late '90s supermarket tabloids and into the 21st century with a single tweet on Monday.






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Spotify Lowers Its Prices With Family Plan

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 10:07am
Apple thinks streaming music should cost less. Spotify agrees.






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With Apple Pay, Tech Giant Bets Big on Mobile Payments

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 8:46am
Are consumers ready to cast off their credit cards in favor of a smartphone application?






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