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PayPal announces acquisition of mobile-wallet maker, while Google unveils another mobile-payments service, in the growing fight for a piece of the smartphone payments market.

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Technically Incorrect: After persuading people to offer input on the agency's proposed rules -- which crashed the FCC website's comment system -- the comedian crows a little over last week's ruling.

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The law and ethics are no obstacle for Frank Underwood when it comes to amassing more power, and neither, for many, is copyright law when it comes to watching "House of Cards."

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Mobile World Congress has officially begun in Barcelona, Spain. Here's all the stuff you missed at the first day of the show.

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The divisive dress that smothered social media is enshrined on a man's leg as a permanent monument to the frock's fleeting Internet fame.

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Astronaut Buzz Aldrin's groundbreaking selfie taken during a spacewalk goes up for auction and blows away its estimated minimum, by ten times.

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Technically Incorrect: From "Shark Tank" to "Sharknado" is but one fin-flap for the tech entrepreneur and Dallas Mavericks owner. His co-star is Republican commentator Anne Coulter.

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From the first color photograph of Earth from space to Buzz Aldrin's 1966 spacewalking selfie, an auction of vintage NASA images brings together a lot of fabulous space firsts.

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Oh my glob! Take the adventures of Jake the dog and Finn the human to an all-new level by voting for this fan-made "Adventure Time" set on Lego Ideas.

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Is Samsung afraid to commit to one Galaxy S6? The two new models are the same, except for the screen -- and both remove features fans loved. Meanwhile, HTC shows off the Grip fitness band and Vive VR headset.

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The company is expected to share more details about its smartwatch, as well as possibly introduce new Macs, an Apple TV and other products.

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Artist Nathan Shields makes an incredibly detailed pancake version of Leonard Nimoy as a tribute to the late actor, best known for his role as Mr. Spock on "Star Trek."

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The guy who built the Millennium Falcon drone is back with another "Star Wars"-themed drone creation. If you see this TIE Interceptor drone coming your way, you'd better hope your hyperdrive is operational.

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Technically Incorrect: Some schools in the Chicago area decide that the traditional methods of testing kids are more reliable.

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I strapped on a VR headset to find out how sound helps fool the brain, and I really wish I hadn't.

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To honor the memory of iconic "Star Trek" actor Leonard Nimoy, some Canadians are drawing Spock on their $5 bills.

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Facebook's CEO doesn't criticize Google's sci-fi ideas for Net access, but says it's carriers who are doing the lion's share of the work to connect the world's billions.

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Bill Gates has added $3 billion to his net worth, cementing his position as the world's richest tech billionaire -- and once again as the richest person in the world.

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Bill Gates has added $3 billion to his net worth, cementing his position as the world's richest tech billionaire -- and once again as the richest person in the world.

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Allons-y! Follow in the footsteps in your favorite Time Lord with this fashion tribute to the Tardis from Shoe Fury.

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The latest version of BlackBerry Messenger, announced at Mobile World Congress, adds more features aimed at personalization and privacy.

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Newer games and apps are arriving for Samsung Gear VR, and they're no longer all free. Which is a good thing, in theory. We talked with Oculus' Head of Mobile Max Cohen in Barcelona.

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Chinese manufacturer seems to be changing its tune this Mobile World Congress -- instead of chasing after the slimmest crown, the company is packing features into its svelte device.

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We take a close look at the Jolla Tablet, a crowdfunded slate running Sailfish OS, which uses various gestures for smooth navigation.

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Producer Adi Shankar's violent new vision of the kiddie franchise "Power Rangers" returns to YouTube after a copyright kerfuffle, but it comes with restrictions.

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