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1 hour ago 3-D Printer in Space Makes First Object: A Spare Part
The first 3-D printer to fly in space has manufactured its first useful object on the International Space Station: a replacement print head.






1 hour ago Does Our Energy Future Lie in Batteries Made of Clay?
Scientists say they've invented an electrically conductive material that can be molded and rolled out like cookie dough or kiddie play dough.
1 hour ago Graphene's Weak Spot Could Be Key to Fuel Cells
scientists in Britain have found that graphene, the world's thinnest, strongest and most impermeable material, can allow protons to pass through it.






1 hour ago Shopping for Holiday Savings? Try These Four Apps
If you're trying to save some cash while holiday shopping, the best tool can be a smartphone packed with the right apps.






1 hour ago GMO Cattle Produce Serum to Fight Hantavirus
Serum from genetically engineered cattle might eventually be used to fight deadly diseases like Ebola and hantavirus, according to a report.






4 hours ago Twitter to Track Which Apps Its Users Download: Re/Code
The update is opt-out, meaning Twitter will start collecting this information from users automatically unless they explicitly tell it otherwise.






7 hours ago T-Mobile Agrees With FCC to Provide More Info on Data Throttling
The FCC has pressured T-Mobile to become more transparent about throttled data speeds.
7 hours ago BlackBerry Will Give You $550 for Your iPhone
The program starts Dec. 1 and covers models from the iPhone 4S and later.






7 hours ago Re/Code Holiday Gift Guide: Tech Relief for Parents
Parents — especially new parents — rarely buy things for themselves, since their energy and wallets are focused on their little ones.






7 hours ago EU Watchdogs Want 'Right to Be Forgotten' Worldwide
European privacy regulators want Internet search engines such as Google and Microsoft's Bing to scrub results globally, not just in Europe.






7 hours ago Artist Formerly Online as Prince Quits Facebook, Twitter
The enigmatic star shut down his Twitter and Facebook accounts this week and pulled many of his music videos from YouTube.






19 hours ago 'StealthGenie' Spyware Seller Fined $500,000
A man who advertised and sold the notorious StealthGenie mobile spyware has pleaded guilty, walking free but earning himself a $500,000 fine.






22 hours ago 'StealthGenie' SpyWare Seller Fined $500,000
A man who advertised and sold the notorious StealthGenie mobile spyware has pleaded guilty, walking free but earning himself a $500,000 fine.






Yesterday Sony Settles Over 'Deceptive' PlayStation Vita Ads
The government said Sony's ad claims about the "game-changing" technology of the handheld gaming console were greatly exaggerated.






Yesterday NASA Pledges $5 Million in Prizes for 'Cube Quest'
NASA has announced a new "Centennial Challenge," where teams from the public compete to create space-age technology, and this one is the biggest yet.
Yesterday Re/Code Holiday Gift Guide: What to Buy a Boomer
Boomers all have one thing in common: They’re not digital natives.






Yesterday Americans Know More About Tech Than You Think: Pew
A new report out today from the Pew Research Center includes some interesting stats about U.S. consumers’ knowledge of tech trends and topics.






Yesterday T-Mobile Agrees to Be Upfront About Data-Throttling
The FCC has pressured T-Mobile to become more transparent about throttled data speeds.






Yesterday Google's Latest: A Spoon That Steadies Tremors
Just in time for the holidays, Google is throwing its money, brain power and technology at the humble spoon.






Yesterday Blu-Ray Movies Supercharge Solar Panels
The next big thing in solar cells might just be an old Jackie Chan movie.






Yesterday Online or at Registers, Shoppers Worry About Hacks
Retail hacks have consumers thinking twice about how they will shop this holiday season.






Yesterday Phones Down! How to Have a Tech-Free Thanksgiving
Over the past few years, a new Thanksgiving tradition has been established: battling smartphones for your kids' attention.






Yesterday Who Is Twitter CFO Anthony Noto Trying to Buy?
Twitter CFO Anthony Noto apparently sent out an accidental tweet on Monday that seemed to refer to a potential acquisition target.






Yesterday 12 Shots, 3.5 Million Tweets: #Ferguson Lights Up Twitter
Prosecutor Bob McCullough indirectly referenced Twitter in his lengthy public statement, blaming social networks for impeding the investigation.






Yesterday Hunting for 'House of Cards' Just Got Harder in China
The YYeT website, a popular destination for Chinese to freely and illegally download hit American TV shows, has been taken offline.






Yesterday Oops! Twitter CFO Accidentally Tweets Private Message
Anthony Noto appears to have sent a public tweet intended to be a private message, presumably intended for a fellow Twitter executive.






Nov 24, 2014 Google Knows What You Are Getting for Christmas
The tech giant has broken down some of the top searched gifts and it looks like Apple's iPads and Microsoft's Xbox will be big hits this year






Nov 24, 2014 Tangled Web: Secrets of the Hidden Internet Explained
Buried below the surface of the web as we know it, you can find secrets, and unsavory behavior. Illustrated by Rob Donnelly.






Nov 24, 2014 Secrets of the Hidden Internet Explained
Buried below the surface of the web as we know it, you can find secrets, and unsavory behavior. Illustrated by Rob Donnelly.






Nov 24, 2014 Get Ready for Bitcoin Black Friday Deals
Black Friday is an event that has spawned all sorts of retail spin-offs.