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Tech & Science
3D Imaging Coming to the iPhone?
Apple’s acquisition of PrimeSense promises radical changes.
Science Tackles the Hangover
Scientists are working on an alcohol surrogate that could provide all the elements of a beer buzz, without the morning after.
Quora Question: How Does IPO Pricing Work?
What happens behind the scenes when a stock has priced its initial public offering?
Why Naked Selfies Are Bad News for Facebook
The sudden rise of Snapchat shows that people want their privacy back.
Seriously, Is Snapchat Worth $3 Billion?
Spurning a $3 billion takeover offer from Facebook: ingenious, or insane?
Facebook's New Data Center Will Run On Air
New center in Iowa will be 100 percent powered by a nearby wind project, part of an overall initiative to up renewable energy sources at the social network's buildings.
Today, Glasses. Tomorrow, Body Implants?
The rapid evolution of wearable technology is moving gadgetry ever closer to, and possibly inside, us.
Gaming Alone In Tokyo
Arcade culture is still thriving in Japan, especially if you're keen on playing solo.
Business Gears Up To Work With Watson
Here are three potential uses for IBM’s imminent supercomputer cloud service. Four, if you count winning 'Jeopardy' tournaments.
Take Your Vitamins, Or Don't: Study Shows It May Not Matter
A new report says nutritional supplements probably don’t reduce the risk of cancer or cardiovascular disease.
Google Plus YouTube Comments Equals Backlash
Critics say Google is foisting its unpopular social network on users.
Why Your iPad Air Might Be On Fire
A faulty charger may have been behind the combustion of an iPad Air in Australia.
U.S. Leads Developed World in Premature Births
America's tally for premature births is close to that of Bangladesh.
What’s the NSA Going to Do With Your Data?
The agency isn't saying, but the ability to predict individual behavior from torrents of digital data is rapidly advancing.
CanTwitter Pass Its Test of Characters?
Facebook was the last great innovation of the desktop era; Twitter is the first great innovation of the mobile era.
Twitter: To Buy Or Not To Buy?
Here are the pros and cons of making the social media network part of your portfolio.
If the CIA Can't Find Its Own Secrets, Snowden Didn't Stand a Chance
An antiquated computer system makes life hard on hackers and CIA operatives alike.
Everything You Wanted to Know About Twitter's IPO
The social media giant goes public today. #howwillitmakemoney?
A Boom in Medical Tourism? Not So Much
A new report highlights what its authors call three key myths of medical tourism, including its alleged popularity.
Google to NSA: Stop Snooping in Our Data Centers
Eric Schmidt, the company's executive chairman, goes off on the embattled agency.
Mom, the Drone's Here With Our Pizza
Some venture capitalists are betting that drone technology could be the new new thing for investors.
Wikipedia Wobbles But Doesn’t Fall (Citation Needed)
Can the crowdsourced know-it-all get smart about standards and its lack of diversity?
How Edward Snowden Escalated Cyber War With China
The NSA whistleblower may have killed the U.S.’s only shot at reining in China’s voracious theft of corporate, government, and military secrets.
Japanese Play Asteroids For Real
It's no Atari. Scientists have successfully tested an asteroid-blasting canon.
15 Reviews of the Apple iPad Air
Here in one convenient post, a roundup of assessments that matter.
Marijuana Might Kill Cancer
A new study suggests that several components of the cannabis plant slow or kill malignant cells.
The Problem With Healthcare.gov: Government Yahoos
A website as elaborate as Obamacare is too important to leave to the people that brought us the TSA and the 1040 tax form.
Twitter's IPO a Huge Success (In Practice Drills)
To avoid a Facebook-like fiasco, the NYSE ran a simulation. No one got rich.
Map: Where the Tech Jobs Are
Silicon Valley isn’t the only place in the U.S. benefiting from a booming tech and information sector.