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    Target site overwhelmed with traffic on Cyber Monday

    Target's website was intermittently unavailable on Cyber Monday, one of the biggest shopping days of the year.

    The mega-retailer is offering 15% off every online order on Monday, along with 30% off select clothing, shoes and toys. Target also featured...


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Cyber Monday sales start strong

Cyber Monday

Cyber Monday is on pace to be the biggest e-commerce sales day of all time.


Pakistan to kick BlackBerry out of country

BlackBerry 10

BlackBerry said it will be booted from Pakistan after refusing to comply with the government's demands to access customers' private messages.


Kids' info is exposed in toymaker hack

Children with backpacks

Security breach hit VTech's Learning Lodge online store.


This $5 computer sold out in a day

Raspberry Pi computer

Raspberry Pi has raised the bar on low-cost computing again.

The UK-based educational nonprofit released a new, tiny computer on Thursday for $5, the Raspberry Pi Zero, and sold out of it online within a day.

That's $30 cheaper than its original Raspb...


Debris from SpaceX launch found near UK island

SpaceX Falcon 9 launch

A large chunk of debris from a SpaceX rocket has been found floating off a remote British island, more than 4,000 miles (6,500 kilometers) from where it took off.

The barnacle-encrusted debris -- which measures about 33 feet by 13 feet (10 meters by 4...


NASA says space anomaly caused by comets

Comet ISON

An anomaly in deep space that has been the focus of speculation and observation for weeks over possible extraterrestrial life may have just been solved.


SpaceLiner concept jet could fly at Mach 25


London to Melbourne in 90 minutes? Paris to San Francisco in under an hour?


Here's what network TV ratings would look like without the NFL

NFL logo

What would happen if you took the NFL away from CBS, NBC and Fox?


Viral Facebook app panned as 'privacy nightmare'

Facebook graphic illustration

A Facebook app downloaded by 17 million people can be a serious privacy risk, according to news outlets and users.


Jeff Bezos' rocket lands safely after space flight

Jeff Bezos

Jeff Bezos' rocket ship achieved a breakthrough Monday by traveling 329,839 feet into outer space and then landing upright upon its return to earth.

In the past, rockets were disposed of after launching space craft into outer space. Reusable rockets w...


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Cyber Monday: How it began

Cyber Monday

CNN runs through the history of Cyber Monday.


How to make Thanksgiving dinner in space

Turkey in spaaaace

While astronauts aboard the International Space Station are not able to step outside and fire up the turkey fryer, they still celebrate Thanksgiving with a feast of smoked turkey, candied yams, cornbread dressing and many other classic holiday favorites.


Instagram sensation calls social media contrived

Essena O'Neill confession

A teenager with more than half a million Instagram followers quit social media after claiming it's not real life. Essena O'Neill has updated captions on her images to explain how contrived they are and how much she was paid to pretend to like products and brands.


On Camera: Robot 'Pepper' can read your emotions

Pepper 2

Japanese telecom company Softbank has created a robot named ‘Pepper’ designed to recognize human emotions and show its own ‘feelings.’ Softbank envisions ‘Pepper’ as a companion for the elderly, a teacher or an office and retail shop assistant.


Various realities on display at conference

Augmented reality

From the latest smart glasses to a 360-degree camera you can fit in your pocket, virtual and augmented reality were on display at the Augmented World Expo inhabits in Santa Clara, California.


Rare Apple I computer found in trash

first Apple computer

An Apple I computer, believed to be worth $200,000, was found in the trash.


Train tech may have prevented crash

PTC explained

CNN'S Tom Foreman takes a look at a safety system known as Positive Train Control and explains how it works.


NASA tests electronic aircraft propeller

Rotor wing 1

NASA technicians took to the desert in Bakersfield, California to test a multi-rotor electronic flying wing to be used in a future commuter vehicle, experts said.


Texas + emojis = TexMojis

Willie Nelson TexMoji

Rocksauce Studios in East Austin, Texas, is developing a series of Texas-based computer emoticons, or emojis, so Texans can text with special pride.


Robot puts one foot in front of the other

Walking robot

Oregon State University researchers are taking big steps to revolutionize robotic disaster response.


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