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Apple's Cook, other tech VIPs push back at Indiana 'anti-gay' law

11 hours 54 min ago
CEO Tim Cook says Apple is "deeply disappointed" in law's passage, and other tech luminaries flex their economic muscle to put pressure on the state.






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Juror kerfuffle leads to high drama in Ellen Pao discrimination trial

12 hours 28 min ago
A funny thing happened as the jurors walked to the courtroom. One juror changed his vote, throwing the whole verdict into disarray.






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Jury decisively says Ellen Pao lost sexual discrimination case against Kleiner Perkins

13 hours 13 min ago
After a second round of deliberations, the jury gives a decisive victory to prominent venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins, which was being sued for gender discrimination by former junior partner Ellen Pao.






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First 'Spectre' trailer hints at 007's deep, dark secrets

13 hours 36 min ago
The new James Bond film trailer picks up right where "Skyfall" left off, but this time it looks like the film will delve into the hidden darkness of Bond's past.






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NASA video illustrates 'X-ray wind' blasting from a black hole

14 hours 25 min ago
It takes a mighty wind to keep stars from forming. Researchers have found one in a galaxy far, far away -- and NASA made a short movie about it.
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The 404 Show 1,607: Jill Schlesinger, a robotic future, 3D NAND, finance made easy (podcast)

14 hours 33 min ago
Jill Schlesinger is back answering 404 listeners' financial questions and giving out great advice. Plus, we'll talk about the chances of a dystopian robotic future and new 3D NAND storage technology that might make 10TB solid state drives a reality.
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Ellen Pao jury reaches verdict

14 hours 54 min ago
After two days of deliberation, six men and six women reach a decision in Silicon Valley's highest-profile sex discrimination trial.






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Apparent iPhone thief reveals face to world with selfie-shooting streak

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 23:43
After a woman's iPhone was taken at a bar, she says she found dozens of selfies by a stranger that were being automatically uploaded to her Facebook.
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Ryan Reynolds shows off his Deadpool costume on Twitter

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 22:48
Actor Ryan Reynolds took to Twitter to show off his costume for the "Deadpool" movie, tweeting out a picture in full costume lying on a bear rug in front of a roaring fire.






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Apple is Hitler, tech CEO alludes

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 21:04
Technically Incorrect: In a bizarre image posted by CEO of Chinese company that's about to launch a smartphone, Apple is portrayed by Hitler with an Apple logo in place of the swastika.






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Iron Man looks even badder in sleek black 'Stealth Mode' suit

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 20:36
In advance of the release of the latest Avengers movie, Hot Toys has been putting out some fine hero replicas, including this stealth-suited Stark.






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Facebook wants solar drone to bring Internet far and wide

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 20:26
That boomerang-shaped aircraft you see -- eventually -- will be flying high to bring the Web down to earth where Internet access is hard to come by.






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Millennials snapping up Snapchat, study finds

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 19:49
ComScore finds 71 percent of Snapchat's user base is between the ages of 18 and 34.






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'Grinder' biohacks his eyeballs to get night vision

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 19:06
Members of a biohacking site experiment with a chlorophyll-like substance to try to see better at night. The instructions are online.






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Tech Retrospect: Meerkat vs. Periscope, and Facebook's grand VR plans

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 19:02
Is Meerkat's dominance of the live-streaming mobile video market over? Also, Facebook talks more about Oculus, and its high-flying Wi-Fi drones. All that and more in your look back at the week in tech.






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This crazy mansion has an amazing 'Star Wars' bedroom

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 18:33
For the low, low price of $14.9 million, you can own this crazy mansion in Los Angeles that has a bedroom that transports guests to the icy "Star Wars" planet of Hoth.






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Crave Ep. 197: Imperial Star Destroyer joins growing fleet of 'Star Wars' drones

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 18:25
A creator of "Star Wars"-themed drones shows off his latest work, a replica of an Imperial Star Destroyer. And it looks awesome.






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Spill no milk with the Joseph Joseph SwitchScale

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 18:14
The Joseph Joseph SwitchScale features a reversible top. When flipped over, it turns into a measuring bowl that can hold wet or dry ingredients.
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Google loses ruling in Safari tracking case

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 17:58
The floodgates are now open for UK users to sue Google over privacy violations tied to tracking cookies.






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Get Sol Republic Tracks Air Bluetooth headphones for $74.95

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 17:58
These gorgeous, "Beats-like" on-ear 'phones have a list price of $199.95 and sell elsewhere for at least $128.






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