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11 hours ago Sold! Vintage Apple-1 Computer Fetches $905,000
The winning bid for one of the few remaining examples of Apple's first pre-assembled computer far outstripped expectations.






11 hours ago Mystery Photos of CERN: What Are These Things?
CERN has unraveled some of the deepest secrets of the atom — but it can't seem to pin down what's in these old photos it has found.






14 hours ago Tired of Gmail? Google Introduces 'Inbox' App
Google has officially unveiled Inbox, an app that helps you search through and organize the mountains of email that flood your, er, inbox daily.






14 hours ago Apple iPad Air 2 Review: It's Better, But Is It Enough?
Re/Code's Walt Mossberg weighs in.






17 hours ago Sean Parker's Penance for Big Sur Wedding: Build an App
Sean Parker is building an app to make up for an elaborate wedding he threw last year in a protected redwood forest.
17 hours ago Feds Probe Medical Devices for Possible Cyber Flaws
Reuters suorces said they do not know of instances of hackers attacking patients through these devices, so the cyber threat should not be overstated.






17 hours ago Poll: 70 Percent of Young People Harassed Online
A new poll shows that 40 percent of Internet users have been personally harassed online and 73 percent have seen it happen to other people.






17 hours ago Bank of America: Sorry for Double Charging on Apple Pay
A number of Bank of America customers took to Twitter to complain they were charged twice for purchases they made using Apple's new system.






20 hours ago Apple CEO Talks Security With Chinese Official: Xinhua
The meeting comes days after a Chinese web monitoring group said Apple users in China had been targeted in a sophisticated attack.






20 hours ago Solar Panels Don't Grow On Trees ... Most of the Time
Apart from offering a shady spot to sit, the eTree has a water fountain, a WiFi hotspot, a docking station to charge devices, and lights up with LEDs.






Yesterday Hackers Swipe 500 Million Financial Records: Official
Nearly 519 million financial records have been stolen by hackers in the past 12 months, an FBI official said Monday, according to USA Today.






Yesterday Apple: We're Aware Of China iCloud Attack
Apple published a support page about iCloud security in response to a Monday report from censorship watchdog Great Fire.






Yesterday A Bold Vision for the Future of the Postage Stamp
Madden’s team created Signet, a system that could radically overhaul how we use the US Postal Service. At its core, it is a digital stamp and an app.






Yesterday Ex-New York Times Editor Jill Abramson Plans a Startup
Don't worry. She's not creating a new disappearing-message app or an Uber for hair gel.






Yesterday iCloud Targeted in Chinese Hacking Attack: Report
Chinese authorities have tried to gain access to the customer data on Apple's iCloud, according to a group that monitors web usage in China.






Yesterday Wear a Helmet: This Hoverboard Really Works
The hoverboard only works above conductive surfaces like aluminum and — you guessed it — copper.






Yesterday Another Retailer Hit by Possible Data Breach
Office supply retailer Staples is investigating a possible breach.






Oct 20, 2014 Google Shares Slide After Q3 Earnings Miss
The online giant saw a slowdown in the growth rate of its total number of paid clicks.






Oct 20, 2014 Pay Date: Tinder Plans 'Premium' Service
The co-creator of popular dating app Tinder announced on Monday that his company plans to debut a "premium" version of the service in November.






Oct 20, 2014 Facebook Sues Lawyers Over Ownership Lawsuit
Facebook and CEO Mark Zuckerberg have sued several lawyers who helped Paul Ceglia pursue a lawsuit claiming he owned 50 percent of the company.






Oct 20, 2014 Microsoft Offers Cloud Tools in Fight Against Ebola
Microsoft will provide free cloud-computing and research applications to medical researchers working on the Ebola virus.






Oct 20, 2014 Chicago's Cell Networks Best in Country, Tests Show
Chicagoans have one more reason to be proud of their home: the Windy City's cellular networks were found to be the best in the country.






Oct 20, 2014 Apps Could Screen for Glaucoma When Doctors Can't
Areas where eye doctors are few and far between may have a new tool to screen for glaucoma, the world's leading cause of blindness: an iPad app.






Oct 20, 2014 Flashback: Man Versus IBM Supercomputer
World Chess Champion Garry Kasparov takes on IBM supercomputer Deep Blue.






Oct 20, 2014 Apple's iOS 8.1 Is Out Now: Here's What's New
Apple launched iOS 8 with some major features absent. Now, with the official release of iOS 8.1, Apple is finally bringing these holdouts to mobile.






Oct 20, 2014 Apple Pay 'Cements the Future' of Mobile Payments
"For years, so many of us knew mobile payments would be the future -- but we weren’t sure what exactly that would look like."






Oct 20, 2014 Apple Rings Up Strong iPhone 6 Sales
Sales of the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus began in September, helping Apple chalk up a 12.2 percent jump in revenue last quarter.






Oct 20, 2014 #HereWeGo: Monica Lewinsky Joins Twitter
Lewinsky made the bold leap out of late '90s supermarket tabloids and into the 21st century with a single tweet on Monday.






Oct 20, 2014 Apps Help You Carve Spooktacular Pumpkin
Tech guru PC Mike Wendland reviews apps that can help take your Halloween Jack-O-Lantern to the next level.






Oct 20, 2014 Digital Medicine? High-Tech Health Care On the Way
From month-long wait times to preventable diseases; from inefficient IT systems to complicated medicines, the sector is now innovating, fast.