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Real estate site Estately has ranked the nation from most to least nerd-dense and concluded that "rural western states are prime habitat for nerds."

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The video-streaming subscription service builds on the success of the Chromecast feature, which essentially turns mobile devices into remote controls.

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Do you believe in the wisdom of crowds? Well, a Princeton study suggests less wisdom there than you might imagine.

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Google's social maestro Vic Gundotra leaves the company, but won't say where he's going next.

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Floods can be fast-moving and unpredictable, but a new gadget aims to get detailed data into the hands of the people who need it most, in time to make a difference.

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Tim Cook talks strength in emerging markets, iTunes growth, and iPad weakness, among other topics.

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In an ad, messaging app WeChat attempts to show that its services are so human and friendly, they've driven Mark Zuckerberg to a shrink.

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The shopping page for Google Glass has gone live once again, so head over if you want to purchase the $1500 wearable and net a free pair of frames.

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The Russian president, currently waging emotional warfare against Western influence, insists the Internet didn't merely begin as a CIA project, it allegedly continues to develop as one.

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Real estate blog Movoto has stacked up superhero hideouts, from the tiny Shady Shoals Rest Home to the giant planet of Oa. The results are supercool.

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Discover local bakeries that sell everything from fancy cronuts to uber-indulgent bacon-maple logs with the Doughbot app. Good luck with that diet!

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A startup out of San Jose, Calif. is handing card holders protection akin to smartphone antifraud services.

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The service will be one part news aggregator and one part news source for journalists.

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In a new ad designed to give its flagging product some gravitas, Google shows an animal researcher in Nepal using Glass for good.

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Two patent applications describe sensors that could be outfitted into "wrist-watch devices" as well as other wearable gadgets.

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Chairman Tom Wheeler says there has been misinformation about the FCC's proposed plan, and insisted his intent is to continue protecting the consumer.

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Way back in 1985, famous pop artist Andy Warhol created a set of digital paintings using a Commodore Amiga computer. Those fascinating files have now been recovered.

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Why squirm uncomfortably on a real Iron Throne made from blades when you can snuggle into a bean bag that looks like the coveted chair in "Game of Thrones." Crave chats with Isabell Kiko about her cozy craft.

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Ousting UberX as the ridesharing leader, Lyft currently operates in more US cities than any other peer-to-peer rides-on-demand platform. To celebrate, it's slashing prices.

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Microsoft appears to be planning a name change for Nokia. We explain why that's a terrible idea -- plus we take on Apple's latest dig at Samsung, balk at Netflix price hikes, and find out where you can and can't buy the OnePlus One.

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But the social network promises to keep Moves as a standalone app and not blend the data into its own service.

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The company's shares are up about 8 percent in early trading on Thursday, hitting an intraday high of nearly $569.

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Lightsabers, droids, alarms, and Wookiee roars sound hilarious when sound effects are replaced with a human voice in "Star Wars: Bad Foley Edition."

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Microsoft will, however, sign a services agreement with Nokia to continue to develop products at the plant, the company says.

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The court has ordered the bankruptcy trustee to start liquidating the assets of the embattled bitcoin exchange.

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