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Massive solar tornado caught on film

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Images captured within one hour show the movement of a solar tornado which is thought to set off coronal mass ejections and solar storms. (Credit: Aberystwyth University) Astronomers have captured images of a solar

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Apple patent pitch hints at 3D imaging on iPhone, iPad

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(Credit: Apple) Apple’s iPhone and iPad cameras aren’t necessarily the best options on the market, but the Cupertino, Calif.-based company might be changing that in the coming years. Patently Apple yesterday found an Apple

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Misplaced data leave 800,000 Californians exposed

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Electronic files containing the names, Social Security numbers, and other private data about 800,000 California adults and children were there one minute. And the next, they were gone. Four computer storage devices containing data

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Use your fingers to frame shots with Ubi-Camera

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(Credit: Video screenshot by Tim Hornyak/CNET) If you want to get more natural with your pics, Japanese researchers are working on a gesture-based mini camera that lets your hands frame the shot. The group

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Get a 24-inch Acer LCD monitor for $129.99

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(Credit: TigerDirect) Smallish laptops are great for travel, but when you’re sitting at your desk all day, you’ll almost certainly find yourself longing for a larger screen. Indeed, I can handle my HP dm1z’s

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Samsung store takes cue from Apple Store in London

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Samsung’s Galaxy Tab 10.1 is on display at its new U.K. store. (Credit: CBS Interactive) Samsung has opened a new retail shop in the U.K. And it seems to feature some rather familiar design

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Friday Poll: Used games a no-go on PlayStation 4?

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Reportedly, the PS4 won’t play PS3 games and it won’t play used games, either. (Credit: Sony) The opinion on used games varies depending on who you talk to. Gamers love to save money and

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Report details successful China-based cyber espionage

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Hackers based in China have carried out 90 attacks on targets in Japan, India, and Tibetan activists in a cyber espionage campaign started last year, according to a report. Trend Micro today released an

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Google’s Go language turns one, wins a spot at YouTube

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Gordon, Google’s Go gopher mascot (Credit: Google) Google has released version 1 of its Go programming language, an ambitious attempt to improve upon giants of the lower-level programming world such as C and C++.

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That didn’t take long: Tim Cook rated top CEO

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Tim Cook is following in his predecessor’s footsteps as Apple CEO. (Credit: James Martin/CNET) Apple CEO Tim Cook hasn’t even been in his position for a year, but already, he’s the business world’s highest-rated

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Google artists create a real-time ‘Wind Map’

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“Wind Map” on March 29, 2012 at 9:00pm ET. (Credit: Screenshot by Dara Kerr/CNET) Two technology artists who head Google’s “Big Picture” visualization research group debuted a new project this week that shows a

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SecondMarket expected to lay off 20 percent of staff

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The online private equity market SecondMarket will layoff 30 of its 130 employees, a source familiar with the company’s plans told CNET. The company has risen to prominence in recent years as a venue

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DHS: Cybersecurity plays into online voting

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As the 2012 presidential election revs up, 33 states now permit some form of Internet ballot casting. However, a senior cybersecurity adviser at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security warned today that online voting

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VC: There’s no Series A crunch, there’s a ‘seed glut’

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CNET’s Paul Sloan moderated a panel this evening with AngelList CEO Naval Ravikant, 500 Startups’ Dave McClure, and Charles River Ventures’ George Zachary. (Credit: CNET,James Martin) SAN FRANCISCO–An article last fall suggesting investment was

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HP Folio 13 ultrabook dips to $799 at Wal-Mart

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The 0.7-inch thick HP Folio 13 ultrabook sports a 128GB solid-state drive. (Credit: Hewlett-Packard) A new model in Hewlett-Packard’s Folio 13 series is available at Wal-Mart for $100 less than the standard HP price,

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Crave giveaway: IoSafe Solo G3 external hard drive

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IoSafe’s Solo G3 external hard drive can withstand extreme abuse (but no, those are not bullet holes). (Credit: IoSafe) Tomorrow, as we’ve mentioned, is known in some quarters as World Backup Day. While we

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Apple’s supply chain: A portrait of a Foxconn factory worker

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The average Foxconn worker logs at least 56 hours a week, finds the factory stressful, has seen an accident, wants better air conditioning, and plans on a tenure of about two years. That worker

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Paper brings your sketches to life (hands-on)

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The way Paper displays your journals with 3D pages is part of what makes this app visually appealing. (Credit: Screenshot by Jason Parker/CNET) As CNET’s Mary Jo Foley reported earlier today, former execs associated

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Chevy adds GogoLink navigation to list of MyLink apps

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The GogoLink navigation app will be available on the Chevy Sonic and Spark. (Credit: GM) Pandora has become the app most widely integrated with cars, but while customized streaming-music channels are nice, navigation is

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Epson’s sexy head-mounted display now shipping

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Who needs a giant TV when you can just wear one? (Credit: Epson) At first glance, the $699 Epson Moveria BT-100 may look like a pair of futuristic shades or even conjure up images

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