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    The 'memristor': A new era for electronics?

    In 1971, a physicist conceptualized the existence of a fourth fundamental element in the electronic circuit, besides the three that were already in use at the time.

    His name was Leon Chua and he believed -- for reasons of symmetry -- that an extra com...


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Get ready for lawsuits over net neutrality


Comcast is firing warning shots over the FCC's historic decision Thursday.

The agency passed new Internet regulation prevent network owners -- like AT&T, Comcast, Time Warner Cable, and Verizon -- from discriminating against what kind of traffic runs ...


Apple to host 'special' event on March 9

Apple Watch

Apple has announced that it will hold a "special" event on Monday, March 9 in San Francisco.

The company is widely expected to discuss the Apple Watch, unveiling the wearable gadget's latest features, pricing and availability.

Apple unveiled the new w...


UK seeks genius hackers to fight cyberterror

Cyber attack server room

A fake cyberattack was staged against a landmark telecommunications building, but it was no mere academic exercise for self-taught "ethical hackers" fighting cyberterrorism.


You want the best flight deal? Google it


Google has introduced a new search tool that makes finding the best airfare deal significantly easier.


Revenge porn king wants a clean slate

Intern, internship girl at computer

Oh, the irony. A revenge porn king wants a squeaky clean Google record.

Craig Brittain raked in thousands of dollars by posting naked photos of women online. Now, he wants his own revenge: on the websites that wrote about him.

Brittain, the operator of...


Apple ordered to pay $533 million in iTunes patent lawsuit

Apple Corp Logo

A Texas jury ordered Apple to pay $533 million for improperly using another company's patented technology in iTunes.


Ashton Kutcher wants to pay you to write for him

Ashton Kutcher

Ashton Kutcher's new media company A+ is off to a start that, well, suits its name.


Why DNA could be the future of data storage

DNA genes genetics

How long will the data last in your hard-drive or USB stick? Five years? 10 years? Longer?


SIM card maker: NSA failed to hack your phone

Hacked sim card

Ok, so the U.S. National Security Agency may have attempted to hack your mobile phone. But relax! It looks like it failed to pull off the attack successfully.

Gemalto, the world's largest manufacturer of SIM cards, said it believes it was jointly hac...


US puts reward out for Russian web criminal

Evgeniy Mikhailovich Bogachev

The FBI and State Department announced Tuesday a reward of up to $3 million for information that could help them arrest a Russian alleged notorious cyber criminal.


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Websites making big bucks for dog sitters

dog-sitting websites

Dog sitting sites are raising big bucks and creating new opportunities for U.S. workers, as CNN's Samuel Burke reports.


NASA to send submarine into space

Kraken Mare, NASA space submarine

NASA is sending a submarine into space. That may sound a bit odd, but there's a very good reason why.


NASA releases stunning images of the sun

NASA sun

NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO)has been in operation for five years, taking pictures of the sun at a rate of about one a second and collecting 2,600 terabytes of data that is collected into a time-lapse video.


App helps blind people 'see'

Be My Eyes app

A free iPhone app connects blind people to sighted volunteers.


What rocket explosion means for private sector

Rocket explosion and private sector

Tuesday’s rocket explosion will have little effect on the private sector working with NASA to get Americans into space.


The technology behind OK Go's new video

OK Go unicycle video

Meet the Japanese man behind OK Go's latest music video that's gone viral.


Shock wave hits bystanders after rocket explodes

NASA rocket shock wave

Cellphone video captures a massive shock wave following the explosion of NASA's Antares rocket Tuesday night.


IPhone 6 black market thriving in China

iPhone 6 black market in China

Chinese buyers are willing to pay big bucks for the iPhone 6, which hasn't gone on sale yet in China because it doesn't yet have government approval.


Blackberry pins hopes on new smartphone

Blackberry Passport

Blackberry hopes the huge square-shaped touchscreen on its new Passport phone will help it win back old customers.


Meet real-life cyborgs

Real-life cyborg

Cyborgs aren't only in science fiction any more. A few people have starting finding real-life uses for implanted bio-technology.


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