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Google Brings Antarctica to the Warmth of Your Home or Office

Panoramic images from Google/University of Minnesota highlight Shackleton's hut and other historic and educational sites on Antarctica.

Artificial Intelligence Becoming Fantasy Football Reality

University of Southampton researchers are fine-tuning an artificial intelligence system they say will give them a leg up in the English Fantasy Football League when the Premier League soccer season kicks off in August.

Comic-Con 2012: 8 Reasons You Wish You Were There

Mark Hamill, Stan Lee and costumes, costumes and more costumes invade San Diego.

iPhone 5 will Trounce Galaxy S III, Foxconn CEO Says

The electronics manufacturer says Apple's next model will "put the Galaxy S III to shame."

(Video) Google's Eric Schmidt to Boston University Class of 2012

Commencement address by Eric Schmidt, Google Chairman, to the Boston University Class of 2012 (May 20, 2012).

iPad Ignites Tablet Price Cuts

By lowering the price of the iPad 2 when it released the newest iPad, Apple created a flurry of deals from other tablet makers scrambling to keep up.

Apple is Censoring the Word 'Jailbreak'

Apple historically has fought iPhone jailbreaking by warning customers that their device warranties will be voided if they muck around with the innards of their Apple products. Now Apple appears to be taking its disapproval of jailbreaking one step further by censoring at least some references to "jailbreak" in its U.S. iTunes store.