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39 min ago Astronaut Captures Aurora in Stunning Time-Lapse
An astronaut living on the International Space Station posted this video of an aurora –- an atmospheric light display far above the earth.
4 hours ago Fad or The Future? Why Wearable Tech May Not Do Us Good
These days, you can track your calories, concentration and sexual stamina. But does it do any good?






Yesterday Yellowstone Reminds Tourists: Leave Your Drones at Home
Yellowstone officials say at least three tourists have been cited this summer for illegally flying drones in the park.






Yesterday Ex-Apple Worker Sam Sung's Business Card Nets $2,653
Yes, there was an Apple store specialist named Sam Sung, and yes, he sold his business card on eBay.






Yesterday Yellowstone Reminds Tourists: No Drones Allowed
Yellowstone officials say at least three tourists have been cited this summer for illegally flying drones in the park.






Yesterday Miranda July's App Has Strangers Deliver Messages
Why text when you can have a total stranger deliver a message to your friend?






Yesterday Apple Wearable Won't Ship Until Next Year
That new wearable device Apple is introducing on September 9? It's probably not coming until 2015, according to Re/Code.






Yesterday Uber Denies Wrongdoing in Recruiting Lyft Drivers
Lyft drivers have reportedly been hailed and recruited by Uber "brand ambassadors," The Verge reports.






Yesterday Road Trip Tech: How to Trick Out Your Ride
No need to wait for Google's self-driving car. This tech will bring your clunker into the future.
Yesterday Hut, Hut, Buy! 5 College Football Tech Touchdowns
College football is back and we have the gadgets that will make watching it a lot more fun.
Yesterday FTC, Hackers Work Together to 'Zap' Robocalls
The winners of the FTC's "Zapping Rachel" contest, meant to end robocalls, have been announced.
Yesterday Baby Announcement Mimics Apple Product Launch
When his son was born, a former Apple employee announced the happy news with a website designed to look just like an Apple product unveiling.






Yesterday Sad Times for Angry Birds: Rovio CEO to Step Down
Rovio is under financial pressure, and soon a new CEO will rule the roost.






Aug 28, 2014 Google Tests Delivery Drones in Australia
Google has been working on a secret initiative, dubbed Project Wing, to develop "a delivery system that uses self-flying vehicles."






Aug 28, 2014 Dyson Robot Vacuum Coming? Video Teases New Product
The British technology company has released a 25-second video cryptically teasing a disk-shaped, floor-hugging device.






Aug 28, 2014 IBM's Watson Turns From 'Jeopardy' to Cancer Research
IBM's supercomputer is starting a new career helping researchers make scientific discoveries.






Aug 28, 2014 It's Official: Apple Confirms September 9 Event
iThing fans, you can now begin your countdown.






Aug 28, 2014 JPMorgan Probes Possible Cyber Attack
The bank was taking additional steps to safeguard sensitive or confidential information, though it did not see unusual fraud activity at this time.






Aug 28, 2014 Samsung and LG Unveil More Smartwatches
At this point, it seems as if electronics makers are just throwing spaghetti at the wrist to see what sticks.






Aug 28, 2014 WHO: Ebola Outbreak Could Infect More Than 20,000
A doctor in Nigeria's oil hub of Port Harcourt has died from Ebola, officials said as the death toll in the outbreak climbed to 1, 552.






Aug 27, 2014 Apple Loses Bid to Block Sales of Nine Samsung Phones
A federal judge has rejected Apple's attempt to block the sale of several older Samsung smartphones that copied features in the iPhone.






Aug 27, 2014 FBI Investigates Whether Russians Hacked JPMorgan
Federal authorities are investigating hacking attacks against JPMorgan Chase and several other banks, according to published reports






Aug 27, 2014 Man 3-D Prints Backyard Castle, Plans House Next
Andrey Rudenko used a custom 3-D printer to create a tiny cement castle in his backyard, and next he plans to build a two-story house.






Aug 27, 2014 What's Up with WhatsApp? 600 Million Active Users
It looks like WhatsApp might have been worth the $19 billion Facebook paid for it after all.
Aug 27, 2014 Are Designer Labels Key to Wearable Tech's Success?
Now a spate of high-end retailers are launching sports trackers and device accessories with an eye for fashion first.






Aug 27, 2014 Apple Plans to Announce Wearable in September
The new Apple wearable device will be unveiled earlier than expected, Re/Code reports.






Aug 27, 2014 Best Back-to-School Gadgets for Under $75
What do students want? Cool tech that will help them stand out from the crowd.






Aug 27, 2014 High-Tech Cooler Shatters Kickstarter Record
Created by Ryan Grepper, the high-tech cooler is part blender, part waterproof bluetooth summer DJ speaker system, part USB recharge station.






Aug 27, 2014 Time Warner Cable Reports Nationwide Outages







Aug 26, 2014 H-P Recalls 6 Million Power Cords Over Fire Hazard
Hewlett-Packard is recalling about 6 million computer power cords after 29 reports of the cords melting or charring.