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NASA funds 30 new space research projects

Printing 3-D spacecraft and debris-pushing air guns are among the new NASA projects receiving funding.

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London riots: Police use Flickr to help catch looters

As London continues to smolder after three long nights of devastating riots, authorities and concerned citizens are using the Internet to help bring looters and other criminals to justice.

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Twitter, Facebook aiding London clean-up

Social networks come to the rescue to help organize community efforts.

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Obama sets new carbon emission standards for big trucks

New regulation will cut tractor-trailer emissions by as much as 20 percent.

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Report: 1.4 million Spotify users in US, with many paying

A report on Monday suggests music lovers in the US are taking to Spotify, with 1.4 million joining the service in less than a month. Of those, 175,000 are believed to be paying for the service.


Sony UK warehouse blaze could affect deliveries

The overnight blaze at Sony's sole UK distribution depot for CDs and DVDs could affect deliveries, the company has said.


Unauthorized Apple stores in China told to cover logo

Chinese authorities are beginning to take action against unauthorized Apple stores in the country, with rogue traders in Beijing being told to cover up the Cupertino company's logo.


Men busted smuggling iPhones and iPads into China with zip lines, crossbows

The Joker's men had no problem using zip lines to get into a Gotham City bank, but Chinese criminals weren't that lucky. Officials bust up a smuggling ring that simply hates paying taxes.


Trekkie king bringing Star Trek ride to Jordan’s coastal theme park

Trekkie King Abdullah II of is bringing a Star Trek ride to the country's planned theme park in 2014.

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World of Warcraft bleeding players despite new content

Are people finally getting tired of the Horde and the Alliance? After a long reign as the most popular MMORPG of all-time, Blizzard is watching the slow decline of the fantasy game.


Trouble continues in London, Sony distribution center ablaze

A Sony distribution center in north London has been set on fire by looters during a third night of civil disorder in the city.


Heathrow Airport replaces diesel buses with driver-less electric pods

The future is starting to feel more like Tom Cruise's Minority Report every single day. London Heathrow Airport is ditching the gas-guzzling bus system for speedy, quiet, unmanned vehicles to transport the public.


Johnny Long, charity hacker, announces InfoSec without Borders

He's succeeding at his goal of bringing free IT services to the world's poor.

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Twitter acquires gear listing social network startup Bagcheck

Twitter's acquistion of gear listing social network Bagcheck may be what the microblogger needs for brand interaction.

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Angry Birds developer Rovio to offer baby products

Having conquered almost every mobile device in the world, Angry Birds is now turning its attention to baby blankets.