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Google Tech to Bring 3D Mapping Smarts to NASA's Space Station Robots

NASA and Google are working together to send new 3D technology aloft to map the International Space Station. Full Story »
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Google Invites Glass Wearers to Brave LA's Beaches

Owners of the famously geeky glasses are invited to a run this weekend

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Experts: Avoid Big Mistakes with Oracle's Exadata

Presenters at the recent Collaborate user conference gave their tips

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Steve Jobs' Character Becomes Issue in Silicon Valley No-hiring Case

Plaintiffs say materials such as Walter Isaacson's biography are permissible as evidence

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IE6: Retired But Not Dead Yet

Microsoft may have retired Internet Explorer 6 (IE6) last week, but it's still keeping track of the ancient browser's user share on a death watch-like website that's been running for more than three years.

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Japan Gets First Bitcoin ATM, Two More on Order

The final location of the ATM will be secret until an unveiling, importer says

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Investors try last-minute Mt. Gox revival as liquidation looms

A consortium that offered 1 bitcoin to buy Mt. Gox launches its own website

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China's Alibaba to Offer Mobile Phone Services in June

Alibaba bagged a mobile virtual network operators license in December

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Where's My Gigabit Internet, Anyway?

For Americans used to roughly 10Mbps broadband connections, the idea of gigabit Internet can feel a little like science fiction. Streaming 4K video without hiccups? Enormous file downloads happening in seconds? Oh, sure.

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Music Labels Sue Pandora Over Pre-1972 Recordings

Five music labels have filed a lawsuit against streaming music service Pandora Music, saying the company is violating state law by refusing to pay labels and artists for its use of recordings made before 1972.

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DDoS Attackers Change Techniques To Wallop Sites

Criminals behind distributed denial of service attacks are relying less on traditional botnets and more on techniques capable of launching larger assaults on websites.

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Exclusive: Google's Project Loon Tests Move to LTE Band in Nevada

Regulatory filings reveal details of secret tests by Google, a step beyond last year's trial in California

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Facebook Wants to Help You Meet Friends Offline

A new optional feature broadcasts people's locations to their friends

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For Red Hat, It's RHEL and Then...?

Red Hat is hosting its annual summit this week - this year in San Francisco - where the company is seemingly basking in the glory of making more than a billion dollars off a free open source project.

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Will the Internet of Things Become the Internet of Broken Things?

Fifty billion devices will connect to the Internet in the next few years. It's up to vendors to make sure they do, in fact, connect to the Internet -- and provide reliable data, security and customer experience. Otherwise, analysts warn, the future may bring an Internet of Broken Things.