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  • SpaceX Falcon rocket
  • A fresh load of supplies is finally on its way to the International Space Station
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  • Facebook shows the Nearby Friends
  • Facebook users in the U.S. will soon be able to see which of their friends are in close proximity using a new feature the company is launching on Thursday
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  • SpaceX Falcon rocket
  • A space station cargo ship will remain Earthbound for a while longer because of a rocket leak
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  • Sony logo
  • Sony is advising consumers to quit using some of its VAIO laptop computers and unplug them, saying that it's possible that its non-removable battery pack could overheat
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  • Lab organs
  • Two new studies describe the latest achievements in growing body parts in a lab and transplanting them into people, this time with nostrils and vaginas
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  • A lot more people are about to get a chance to own the Internet-connected eyewear known as Google Glass, the hottest accessory in geek fashion
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  • Heartbleed bug causes major security headache
  • A confounding computer bug called 'Heartbleed' is causing major security headaches across the Internet as websites scramble to fix the problem and Web surfers wonder whether they should change their passwords to prevent theft of their email accounts, credit card numbers and other sensitive information.
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  • Sneak peek of NASAs new mission control
  • In just a few years, NASA managers will use this new high-tech mission control room to communicate during space missions
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  • Millions of passwords, credit card numbers and other personal information may be at risk as a result of a major breakdown in Internet security revealed earlier this week.
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  • Passwords, credit cards and other sensitive data are at risk after security researchers discovered a problem with an encryption technology used to securely transmit email, e-commerce transactions, social networking posts and other Web traffic.
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  • As Twitter looks to broaden its appeal beyond its 241 million users, the company is introducing a redesign of profile pages that includes bigger photos, more user controls and a distinct resemblance to Facebook.
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  • Samsung kill switch
  • Two safeguards will be added to the latest smartphone in an effort to deter rampant theft of the mobile devices nationwide
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  • Saturn moon ocean
  • Scientists have uncovered a vast ocean beneath the icy surface of Saturn's little moon Enceladus
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  • Doug Appleton's grandparents couldn't travel to his New York City wedding last October, but the tech-savvy Floridians were as present on the Big Day as anyone could be from 1,000-plus miles away
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  • Woman works on iPad
  • Microsoft has released an iPad version of its popular Office software suite, a breakthrough heralding a new era under a CEO who promises to focus more on the devices that people are using instead of trying to protect the company's lucrative Windows franchise
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  • Trying to stay sober after recovering from alcoholism?
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  • HTC One M8
  • HTC is updating its flagship HTC One smartphone by giving it a larger screen, better software and more camera features
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  • Anonymous apps
  • At a time when Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn are pushing people to put forward their most polished, put-together selves, a new class of mobile applications aims for a bit more honesty
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  • Google says it's improved the encryption technology for its flagship email service
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  • California DMV officials have begun mulling over the idea of how to regulate autonomous or self-driving vehicles.
  • California is trying to do something unusual in this age of rapidly evolving technology - get ahead of a big new development before it goes public
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  • This image taken by the Kepler telescope and released by NASA Thursday, April 16, 2009, shows an expansive, 100-square-degree patch of sky in our Milky Way galaxy. It was launched to study these stars in search of Earth-like planets
  • A NASA telescope just discovered a load of new planets, and some of them appear capable of supporting life
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  • Facebook
  • After more than three years, Facebook's email service will be shutting down
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  • If you own an Apple computer, be sure to download the latest operating system update to fix a security issue
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  • The iPhone 4 is shown on display at an Apple Store in San Francisco, Friday, Nov. 26, 2010
  • A warning has been issued over a major security flaw that may allow hackers to intercept email on several Apple devices.
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  • Samsung unveiled two new computerized wristwatches on Sunday, this time including health sensors and related fitness features to give people a reason to buy one
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  • Smart phones
  • Should shoppers turn off their smartphones when they hit the mall? Or does having them on lead to better sales or shorter lines at the cash register?
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  • If a scared dog bolts from home, it's likely to run as fast and far as it can. But if a house cat panics, it's more likely to slink away and stop at the first good hiding place it finds
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  • Miguel Chateloin, 23, of Miami works on his computer
  • It used to be that "hacking" was just a type of crime, a computer break-in. But today, the term is also part of a growing - and perfectly legal - mainstay of the tech sector
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  • Jelly Donut rock on Mars
  • A neuropsychologist and author is suing NASA for failing to investigate what he believes to be a living thing on the surface of Mars
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  • Learn how to get the most out of your mobile devices witha few helpful hints
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  • Jelly Donut rock on Mars
  • A neuropsychologist and author is suing NASA for failing to investigate what he believes to be a living thing on the surface of Mars
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  • In a paper posted online, Hawking officially does away with the idea of an event horizon
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  • Mars rock
  • NASA scientists are intrigued by a Martian rock resembling a jelly doughnut that seemed to appear out of nowhere
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  • FILE: This publicly provided image by the European Space Agency ESA shows an artists impression of the Rosetta orbiter deploying the Philae lander
  • The Rosetta spacecraft, which launched in 2004 and has been in sleep mode for nearly three years, will be turned on Monday morning
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  • Fitbit is offering to replace or refund its $130 Force fitness wristbands following reports of skin irritation from some users
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  • Cygnus at ISS
  • A privately launched supply ship reached the ISS with groceries, equipment and experiments, as well as Christmas gifts from families back home
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  • The International Consumer Electronics Show featured a variety of new gadgets, cars and cell phones. See what all was on display
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  • Misbehaving sun delays space station supply flight
  • Orbital Sciences Corp. is delaying its space station delivery mission again, this time because of a strong solar storm
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  • Solar flare
  • Blame the sun. Orbital Sciences Corp. is delaying its space station delivery mission again, this time because of a strong solar storm
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  • 1982 Delorean Time Machine from the movie Back to the Future
  • Time travelers, if they really exist, seem to be keeping their adventures to themselves
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  • Ryan Seacrest
  • Troubled smartphone maker BlackBerry Ltd. is accusing a company backed by "American Idol" host Ryan Seacrest of being a rip-off artist
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  • Wearable gadgets
  • Will 2014 be remembered as the year wearable computing took off?
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  • Snapchat users information compromised
  • Snapchat says it plans to put out a more secure version of its application following a breach that allowed hackers to collect the usernames and phone numbers of some 4.6 million of its users
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  • Snapchat users information compromised
  • Snapchat, the disappearing-message service popular with young people, has been quiet following a hacking security breach
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  • Samsung says a 110-inch TV that has four times the resolution of standard high-definition TVs is going on sale for about $150,000 in South Korea
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  • A visitor uses her mobile phone to take a picture of an aquatic animal display at Siam Ocean World, located in Siam Paragon shopping mall in Bangkok
  • Sure, the Eiffel Tower, the Taj Mahal and the Grand Canyon have inspired many photographs. But a shopping mall has claimed this year's crown as the world's most photographed location on Instagram
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  • A casino owner-turned-commercial developer is selling a Las Vegas home, and he's willing to accept the online currency bitcoin for the deal
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  • Instagram is launching a new feature that lets users share photos and videos with up to 15 people rather than everyone who follows them on the popular photo-sharing app
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  • Got a techie on your holiday shopping list? Check photos and descriptions of this year's hottest tech toys
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  • Standard toilet
  • A toilet pretty much looks like any other, and has since indoor plumbing graced us with its presence in the 1800s -- until now
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