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  • New Horizons completed fly-by of Pluto

    Pluto probe gets new assignment

    Where do you go after Pluto? To PT1 of course!

    NASA has picked the next target for New Horizons, the piano-sized spacecraft that took those amazing photos of Pluto in July when it became the first probe to fly by.

    Mission scientists want New Horizons...


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Google to kill single most annoying thing about browsing the Web

Google Chrome

You know that panicked feeling when you've got a zillion browser tabs open, and one of them starts blaring music?


Instagram breaks out of the square


After five years of square-shaped tyranny, Instagram will finally allow users to post portrait and landscape photos and videos.

The Facebook-owned photo-sharing tool announced the change Thursday morning. To start posting photos in their original sha...


Facebook hits 1 billion users in a single day

Facebook page

Facebook hit an unprecedented benchmark: 1 billion users in a single day.


Apple to make (iPhone 6S?) announcement on September 9

Apple WWDC 2011

The invitations have arrived. Apple's will hold a press event in San Francisco on Wednesday, September 9, at which it is widely expected to debut its new generation of iPhones.


Windows 10 downloaded 75 million times

Microsoft Windows 10

Windows 10 is now running on an astounding 75 million PCs.


Facebook and Twitter suspend suspected shooter's accounts

Suspected gunman

Facebook and Twitter suspended the accounts of the shooter in Wednesday's deaths of two Virginia TV journalists.

A user by the name of Bryce Williams filmed himself shooting reporter Allison Parker and photographer Adam Ward in Moneta, Virginia.



Madden 16 releases to favorable reviews

Odell Beckham Jr., New York Giants

Perhaps the most iconic sports video game franchise ever released its latest installment Tuesday to mostly glowing reviews.


Comcast's super-fast cable Internet is coming

Hand on computer mouse internet web generic

Comcast is working on a way to make cable Internet speeds as fast as Google Fiber -- and maybe even faster.

The company is testing new technology that will connect people to the web at more than 1 Gigabit per second. That's at least 50 times faster th...


Suicides may be linked to Ashley Madison hack

Ashley Madison on laptop

Toronto Police are investigating two suicides they say may be linked to the massive Ashley Madison hack.


What happened? Ashley Madison hack explained

Ashley Madison logo

Hackers have made public the private information of millions of users of Ashley Madison, which promotes itself as the go-to website for infidelity. Its motto: "Life is short. Have an affair."


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Top robots get a chance to shine

Security robot

The top names in tech showed off their latest gadgets at the Mountain View Technology Showcase in California.


What to know about Perseid meteor shower

meteor shower

Get out of the city and watch the meteor shower


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.


NASA develops its own car of the future

NASA MRV splash

NASA unveiled its new fleet of extraterrestrial vehicles Wednesday. One vehicle, the Modular Robotic Vehicle, gives newer self-driving cars from Google, Audi, Mercedes and Nissan a run for their money.


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