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Largest Solar System Ever Discovered Dwarfs Our Own

Wed, 01/27/2016 - 2:37pm
A huge alien world orbits 600 billion miles from its host star, making its solar system the largest one known.









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Amazon Prime Now Has 54 Million U.S. Members, Report Says

Wed, 01/27/2016 - 1:36pm
The company said late last year that it had added 3 million Prime members around the world during the third week of December 2015 alone.









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Alarm Apps Get Creative

Wed, 01/27/2016 - 12:54pm
Tech guru PC Mike Wendland looks at three alarm apps that won't stop until you prove you're awake.









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Alec Baldwin Stars in Amazon's First Super Bowl Ad

Wed, 01/27/2016 - 12:42pm
Amazon is reaching deep into its playbook to try something new: airing a commercial during the Super Bowl.









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Glitch in Apple's Safari Causes Problems Around Globe

Wed, 01/27/2016 - 11:41am
Crashes were common for Safari users on Wednesday morning as people turned to social media to vent their frustration.









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China May Have Cooled on Fake Apple Stores ... for Now

Wed, 01/27/2016 - 10:57am
She still works at the same store but the counterfeit Apple uniform has gone, and the handsets she now touts are made by local Chinese firm Huawei. The number of fake Apple stores along the busy street has dwindled by about a third from more than 30 as recently as September when Reuters reporters last visited the area, some replaced by unauthorized stores selling...









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Motorists Dodge Flying Tires at French Anti-Uber Protest

Wed, 01/27/2016 - 5:06am
Licensed taxi drivers in France hurled tires at motorists during protests against the authorization of Uber taxi drivers in the country.









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Apple Reports 1 Billion Active Devices Around the World

Tue, 01/26/2016 - 7:47pm
Over a billion Apple devices have been active over the last 90 days, the company announced as part of its first-quarter earnings statement.









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Boeing Toiling to Build 'World's Most Powerful Rocket'

Tue, 01/26/2016 - 7:25pm
The rocket under development will have 8.5 million pounds of thrust. "That's 31 747s at full power," says one engineer.









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Apple Sees Slowing Growth for iPhone Sales

Tue, 01/26/2016 - 5:44pm
The company sold 74.8 million iPhones in the first quarter, below what analysts expected.









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Doomsday Clock Stays at Three Minutes to Midnight

Tue, 01/26/2016 - 4:56pm
The clock, devised by the Chicago-based Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, is a symbolic countdown to global catastrophe.









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Not Enough Zzzzs? Social Media Use Could Be to Blame

Tue, 01/26/2016 - 4:32pm
A study by researchers at the University of Pittsburgh suggests that heavy social media use could wreak havoc with the sleep patterns of young adults.









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Here's Why You Will Hear About Apple's Earnings Today

Tue, 01/26/2016 - 12:41pm
Wall Street it bracing for what will likely be the most closely watched Apple earnings report in the company's history.









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Uber is Tracking Drivers to Catch Them If They Speed

Tue, 01/26/2016 - 12:01pm
Uber drivers might want to think twice about flooring it with a passenger in the car.









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Luke Skywalker's 'Star Wars' Blaster Goes Up for Auction

Tue, 01/26/2016 - 11:07am
Luke Skywalker's DL-44 Blaster, featured in "The Empire Strikes Back," is up for auction this week, starting with a minimum bid of $200,000.









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Homeowner Kills Robber Who Answered Craigslist Ad: Cops

Tue, 01/26/2016 - 10:10am
A homeowner fatally shot one of two men who tried to rob him after responding to a Craigslist "for sale" ad, police in Colorado said.









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These Cops Entered Unlocked Homes and Tweeted Pics

Tue, 01/26/2016 - 7:36am
Police in Coventry, England, have received a roasting on Twitter after officers entered unlocked homes without permission and tweeted photos.









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'4-D Printing' Creates Objects That Change Over Time

Mon, 01/25/2016 - 8:48pm
3-D printers are versatile, but the objects they create are largely static. A new plant-inspired technique allows for creations that change over time.









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California Residents Turn to Drones to Document Erosion

Mon, 01/25/2016 - 6:48pm
The Nature Conservancy is asking tech junkies to capture the flooding and coastal erosion that come with El Nino









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Robot Solves Rubik's Cube in Just Over 1 Second

Mon, 01/25/2016 - 5:18pm
A lot of things humans do, robots can do much faster. Solving a Rubik's cube is no exception.









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