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    NASA prints 3-D wrench in space

    Bringing supplies to astronauts on the International Space Station can be a little screwy, leaving astronauts waiting for the next costly and risky resupply mission.

    This week, thanks to 3-D printing, astronaut and ISS commander Barry "Butch" Wilmore ...


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Mad about N. Korea? Hack back, group says

Rogen Franco Interview poster

Jo Jin-hye, who escaped North Korea, wanted to watch "The Interview." The comedy lampoons North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, whose dynasty she loathes.


BlackBerry ending year on sour note

BlackBerry unbranded

BlackBerry is back in the black. Sorta. But that news wasn't good enough to impress Wall Street.

The Canadian smartphone maker (and Kim Kardashian's favorite tech company) reported a small quarterly profit Friday morning, excluding certain one-time ch...


Officials: Hackers stole Sony computer credentials

North South Korea map

U.S. investigators have evidence that hackers stole the computer credentials of a system administrator to get access to Sony's computer system, allowing them broad access, U.S. officials briefed on the investigation tell CNN. The finding is one reaso...


Justin Bieber loses 3.5 million Instagram followers

Justin Bieber

Justin Bieber has been left behind by the Instagram Rapture.


Sony hack renews cybersecurity push

Dianne Feinstein

White House Economic Council Director Jeff Zients pointed fingers at Congress on Thursday for not acting fast enough on cybersecurity legislation, in the wake of news that North Korea was behind the Sony Entertainment cyberattack.

"We're doing what w...


Experts: North Korea's Sony hack only the beginning

Sony studios

The North Korean hack of Sony Pictures that unleashed proprietary information, leaked embarrassing emails and brought the multi-billion dollar company's operations to its knees was unprecedented. But cyber security and intelligence experts warn that ...


Mars has gas; a fuzzy sign of life?

Curiosity Mars rover

A NASA rover has found the building blocks of life on Mars. They might be the product of past or present life on the Red Planet -- or they might not be.


Reddit founder: Visa policies may be downfall of tech


Antiquated visa policies could be the downfall of the U.S. tech boom. That's the warning that Reddit founder Alexis Ohanian is sounding.


Space-based solar: the energy of the future?

Space-based solar power

In space there's no atmosphere, it's never cloudy, and in geosynchronous orbits it's never night: a perfect place for a solar power station to harvest uninterrupted power 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.


Cuba poised to join the Internet age

man looking at computer screen

Millions of Cubans could soon be able to get online.


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U.S. prepares response to N. Korean cyberattack

Interview tweet from Steven King

Censorship by cyberterrorism has sparked a debate over an appropriate response. The Obama Administration is expected to take action by publicly blaming North Korea for the hack against Sony Pictures and laying out evidence in what it's calling a serious national security issue.


Sony hackers send threat to moviegoers

Sony logo on headquarters

The personal involvement of Sony's CEO in the controversial film "The Interview" has infuriated North Korea.


Sydney hostage-taker leaves digital footprint

Man Haron Monis on YouTube video

Social media offers a haunting look at the final days of the now dead Sydney hostage taker.


How Netflix transformed television

Netflix on laptop

Netflix had a great 2014, but increased competition could strain the company in the year to come.


Creating rain on request?

Rain, raindrops

One company claims it has a solution to California's drought -- providing "rain on request."


Texas man invents storm shelter for pets

Storm shelter for pets

An inventor in Texas says he's figured out a way to keep pets safe in the event of severe weather.


Orion splashes down after test flight

Orion splash down

Watch NASA's new spacecraft Orion splash down in the Pacific Ocean following its inaugural test flight.


NASA launches Orion into space

NASA Orion launch 12-5

NASA launched its new spacecraft Orion into orbit from Cape Canaveral, Florida, early Friday morning.


NASA delays Orion spacecraft launch

NASA Orion launch 12-4

NASA scrubbed Thursday morning's test launch of its new Orion spacecraft following a series of delays.


President Obama goes 3D

Obama 3D portrait

Watch as the Smithsonian creates a 3D-printed bust of President Obama.


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