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5 Questions (and Answers) About Tonight's Mars Rover Landing

The Curiosity rover is on a mission of many months and millions of miles to test for microbial life on Mars, and its efforts are visible to the Earthbound.

Google Creates Interactive Visual About Small Arms Trade

The graphic is part of the Google Ideas initiative on illicit networks and was produced by Google’s Creative Lab team working with an international think tank.

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This is Now Shows Real-Time Instagram Uploads

The website showcases Instagram action in five busy cities, consolidating a kaleidoscope of images from around the world for quick perusal.

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Samsung's Big Zinger in Patent Case: Apple Exec Liked 7-Inch Galaxy

Trial reveals Apple admired rival Samsung's 7-inch Galaxy and commented "we should do one." Samsung hopes judge will see Apple wants to replicate rivals.

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Analysts Make Holiday Tech Predictions

Analysts Make Holiday Tech Predictions

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Google Play $25 Credit Amps Android Downloads

Nexus 7 owners who get a nudge to go shopping at Google Play are finding many interesting and budget-priced apps available.

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Google Fiber: Pros and Cons

Kansas City, Kansas residents got a sweet deal for cheap, fast Internet access from Google; but they're paying a price in other ways.

Tech Turns London Olympics Audience into a Gigantic TV Screen

Each audience member waved a ten-inch paddle outfitted with nine full-color LCD squares to work together to broadcast images.

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iPhone 5 and Everything You Want to Know

Most analysts believe the new iPhone will house a Qualcomm chip that lets the phone connect with several flavors of 3G GSM and 4G LTE service.

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Google Mobile Search Adds Handwriting for Easy Text Input

Google now supports handwriting on touchscreens to input text in search queries on smartphones and tablets.

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Google Joins Pre-Olympic Ceremony Excitement With Doodle

Doodle celebrating sports points to information on the Games, which are opening this weekend.

Video-Game Publishing CEO Trash Talks Windows 8

Valve chief executive Gabe Newell said Microsoft's new OS "is kind of a catastrophe for everybody in the PC space."

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Twitter Working on Way to Retrieve Old Tweets

Twitter's CEO says the company is working on a personal export tool that will compile all the tweets a user has ever made.

Lenovo IdeaTab S2110 Now Available Online Starting at $343

The 10.1-inch tablet runs Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich on a dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 1.5GHz processor.

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Google Doodle Honors Amelia Earhart

The fitting tribute comes just a day after the first U.S. woman to fly in space -- a modern-day Earhart in her own right -- lost her battle with pancreatic cancer.