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7 hours ago Silk Road Mastermind Ross Ulbricht Gets Life in Prison
Ross Ulbricht, the convicted operator of the underground online black market Silk Road, was sentenced Friday to life in prison.







7 hours ago Google Internet Drone Crashes During Test Flight
Google confirms that a prototype solar-powered drone intended to one day provide Internet access from the sky crashed earlier this month.







10 hours ago Tiny Origami Robot Can Fold Itself and Self-Destruct
Scientists at MIT might have created the most adorable robot ever.







10 hours ago Google and Levi's Team Up to Weave Tech Into Textiles
A new project from Google looks to smarten up clothing by embedding conductive fibers in the material itself, and adding button-sized computers.







10 hours ago Silk Road Mastermind Ross Ulbricht Sentenced to Life in Prison
Ross Ulbricht, the convicted operator of the underground online black market Silk Road, was sentenced Friday to TK.







13 hours ago 'Kremlin Trolls': Russia Steps up Online Propaganda Push
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13 hours ago Tiny Origami Robot Can Fold Itself and Self-Destruct
Scientists at MIT might have created the most adorable robot ever.
13 hours ago Apple (Kind of) Fixes iPhone-Crashing Text Message Bug
Apple doesn't yet have an official fix for the bug caused by a certain string of Arabic characters, but the company published a temporary workaround.







13 hours ago MIT Cheetah-Bot Makes Flying Leaps With Lifelike Ease
MIT's Cheetah robot can now make flying leaps over obstacles as high as 15 inches.







16 hours ago MIT's Cheetah-Bot Makes Running Jumps With Lifelike Ease
MIT's Cheetah robot can now make flying leaps over obstacles as high as 15 inches.







22 hours ago Mexican Cabbies Promise to 'Hunt Down' Uber Drivers
Mexico is the site of the latest turf war since the meteoric rise of car service companies, like Uber, Lyft or Cabify.







Yesterday Google, GoPro Unveil 16-Camera Virtual Reality Rig
Not content to have simply launched a flying six-camera drone on Wednesday, GoPro announced a 16-camera rig Thursday in a partnership with Google.







Yesterday How to Surf the Web Safely at 30,000 Feet
Unthinkable just a few years ago, Internet access is now widely available on planes in flight. But it carries the same risks as on the ground.







Yesterday Google's Android M Adds Hundreds of Improved Features
Android M won't totally revamp your phone, but there are tons of smaller fixes that should make your mobile experience more pleasant.







Yesterday Google Unveils Android Pay, Upgrade to Its Mobile Payment Service
Google Wallet never really took off -- and now Google is largely replacing that service with the new 'Android Pay.'







Yesterday New Google Photos App Offers Free Unlimited Storage
The new app lets people keep as many photos and videos as they want on the cloud - for free.







Yesterday New Tool for Examining Dinosaur Fossils: Lasers
A new technique that uses a laser to illuminate fossils is producing beautiful and fascinating results at the University of Kansas.







Yesterday FIFA 16 Video Game To Feature Women's Soccer Teams For First Time
Twelve national teams will be playable in FIFA 16, which will be released in North America on September 25.







Yesterday FBI Opens Investigation into Data Breach at IRS
The FBI has opened an investigation into the recent data breach at the Internal Revenue Service, CNBC has learned Thursday.







Yesterday Apple Watch's Hidden Port Could Mean Faster Charging
A company called Reserve Strap says that charging through the port on the bottom of the watch was 5 percent faster than using the normal charger.







Yesterday Uber, Lyft Push Back Against Proposed NYC Regulations
Uber and Lyft are pushing back against a New York City effort to regulate app-based ride-hailing services.







May 27 LilBubome Decodes the Genes of Famed Internet Cat
A project called the LilBubome aims to decode Lil Bub's genome and figure out just what it is that makes her so ... well, cute.







May 27 GoPro Announces Six-Camera Drone for Virtual Reality Video








May 27 Apple Bug: Text Message Instantly Crashes Your iPhone
Apple is working on a fix for a bug in iOS that makes it possible to crash an iPhone and simply by sending it a specific text message.







May 27 Awair Smart Air Monitor Keeps Your Home in the Clear
Awair is a gadget that breathes the air you breathe and gives you constant reports and suggestions based on what it detects.







May 27 Google Confirms 'Buy Button' Is Coming Very Soon
Google's next commerce effort will be a "buy button" to help people purchase products featured in its shopping ads.







May 27 Apple Bug: Text Message Instantly Crashes Your iPhone
Apple is working on a fix for a bug in iOS that makes it possible to crash an iPhone and simply by sending it a specific text message.
May 27 IRS Breach Puts Spotlight on 'Costco of Cybercrime'
Breaches add to the troves of data floating around: Social Security numbers, addresses and more sold between criminals in dark corners of the web.







May 27 This Is the World's Most Valuable Brand
Apple has reclaimed its crown as the world's most valuable brand, worth a staggering $247 billion, according to WPP and Millward Brown.







May 27 How Robots Could Adapt Like Animals to Explore Space
A robot exploring outer space or a nuclear disaster can't call a mechanic if it breaks. A new study suggests robots may be able to adapt to damage.