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Australia to Sell Bitcoins Confiscated as Proceeds of Crime
An official says about $13 million in bitcoins will be auctioned in Sydney in June after Australian police confiscated the...
Experimental Installations Put the Social in Social Science
A truck-size metal shipping container sitting in a park in downtown Newark, New Jersey, is a combination art installation and...
Stephen Hawking Baffled by Dynamics of Trump's Popularity
Stephen Hawking says he can't explain the popularity of Donald Trump
Bleaching Kills Third of Coral in Great Barrier Reef's North
Scientists say mass bleaching has killed more than a third of the coral in the northern and central parts of Australia's...
Beijing Tracks the Elderly as They Take Buses, Go Shopping
These days, when over-80s in Beijing take a bus, see a doctor or spend money, their activities are often being digitally...
NASA Successfully Inflates New Space Station Room
NASA has successfully inflated a new experimental room at the International Space Station
SpaceX Lands Another Rocket After Satellite Delivery
SpaceX has pulled off another rocket landing, the third in just under two months
How Alibaba Won _ and Lost _ a Friend in Washington
An anti-counterfeiting group went from calling for Alibaba to be blacklisted to counting it among its "strongest partners" in...
Alibaba Won and Lost a Friend in Washington; How It Happened
It's a tale of how one of China's corporate giants won _ and ultimately lost _ a friend in Washington, using legal methods...
Scientists Find Minivan-Sized Sponge, World's Largest
A team of scientists on a deep-sea expedition in the waters off Hawaii has discovered what they say is the world's largest...
Now Gawker Has Its Own Billionaire Backer, Sort Of
The courtroom fight between former pro wrestler Hulk Hogan and news-and-gossip site Gawker is becoming a battleground for...
Cellphone Radiation Study Raises Concerns Despite Low Risk
A new federal cellphone study in rats, finding a slight increase in brain tumors only males, is raising long-dormant safety...
NASA Taking Another Stab at Inflating Space Station Room
NASA will try again Saturday to inflate the world's first soft-sided room in space for astronauts
Verizon, Unions Reach Deal in Principle for 4-Year Contract
Striking Verizon employees may be back to work next week, after the company and its unions reached an agreement in principle...
Google-Backed Magic Leap Alleges Workers Stole Its Secrets
Artificial reality startup Magic Leap is accusing two Silicon Valley employees of stealing the closely guarded secrets that...
Space Probe Confirms Chemicals of Life in Comet's Halo
Scientists have found further evidence supporting the theory that some of the building blocks for life may have come to Earth...
Fast Money: Banks Making It Easier to Split the Tab
JPMorgan Chase, Wells Fargo and other big banks are making it easier for their customers to split the tab for dinner, pay...
Are You Alibaba Literate? 5 Things to Know About the Company
Some things to know about Alibaba, the world's biggest e-commerce platform
Georgia Officials: Woman Who Got Zika From Partner Recovers
State health officials say a woman confirmed as having the state's first sexually transmitted case of the Zika virus has...
Researchers: Asian Bank Hacks May Be Linked to North Korea
Cybersecurity researchers said North Korea might be connected to several recent hacking attacks on global banks
Saving Salamanders: Searching for Signs of a Deadly Fungus
Saving salamanders: Scientists search for signs of a deadly fungus in a critical wildlife species
Jury Sides With Google in Battle Over Android Software
A federal jury has sided with Google in a long-running legal battle with tech industry rival Oracle, which had claimed Google...
NASA Hits Snag While Inflating New Room at Space Station
NASA has hit a snag while inflating a new experimental room at the International Space Station _ the world's first pump-it-up...
At UN Climate Talks Some Worry About Brexit, Trump Impacts
Climate negotiators ended their first talks after last year's landmark Paris Agreement with some delegates expressing concern...
Microsoft, Facebook Team up to Build Undersea Internet Cable
Microsoft and Facebook are building a new sub-sea Internet cable that will cross the Atlantic Ocean to carry customers' data...
Gawker May Be Looking to Sell After Losing Hulk Hogan Case
The embattled online media company Gawker has hired an investment banker to explore options including a possible sale
Study: Brain Scans Reveal Hidden Consciousness in Patients
A brain scan that measures energy use shows promise for helping doctors distinguish between patients in a vegetative state...
Hang up: Dutch Look at Banning Use of Cellphones on Bikes
The Dutch government is considering banning the country's millions of cyclists from using their cellphones while riding,...
EU Lawmakers Seek Tougher Limits on US Data Use
European Union lawmakers want tougher limits set on the U.S. using information about EU citizens that's exchanged under a new...
Solar-Powered Airplane Lands in Pennsylvania
A solar-powered airplane has landed in Pennsylvania, about 17 hours after it took off from the Ohio hometown of America...