Google morphs into Alphabet as new plan takes shape

Google announced that its new corporate structure was to be effective Friday, with shares of "Alphabet" parent company hitting the stock market on Monday

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SolarCity Unveils 'World's Most Efficient' Panel

The new product will help keep solar panels competitive when a tax credit expires

Fri 2 Oct 15 from TIME

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Why credit bureau Experian has data on T-Mobile customers

In the latest high-profile breach of a U.S. organization, hackers broke into Experian's database of information on 15 million T-Mobile customers and potential customers. But what is Experian, ...

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Hack may have hit 4.6 mln online brokerage customers

US online brokerage firm Scottrade said Friday it was notifying some 4.6 million customers about a hack into its database which could have leaked private information.

Fri 2 Oct 15 from

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Researchers use augmented reality to turn coloring books into 3-D experience

A coloring book and a box of crayons may give kids an early opportunity for creative expression but, next to TV and video games, coloring can sometimes seem unexciting. A coloring book app devised ...

Fri 2 Oct 15 from

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Michigan Man Accidentally Digs Up Rare Woolly Mammoth Bones

A paleontologist confirmed the discovery

Fri 2 Oct 15 from TIME

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Google's new holding company drops 'Don't Be Evil'

Technically Incorrect: Alphabet decides to lose Google's most famous line, perhaps finding it a touch outdated.

12 hours ago from CNET Cutting Edge

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Intel Sells Havok 3D Physics Engine To Microsoft

Havok, a middleware software suite best known for its 3D physics engine, is now a Microsoft property. Microsoft purchased the "leading provider of 3D physics" from chipmaker Intel for an undisclosed ...

16 hours ago from HotHardware

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Additive promises crash-safe fuel

Chemical engineers develop an additive for jet fuel that could prevent explosions without compromising engine function.

Fri 2 Oct 15 from BBC News

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Asus will now pre-install Microsoft apps on its Android devices

Microsoft has expanded its patent-licensing deal with Taiwanese hardware maker Asus. The revised terms will permit Asus to pre-install Microsoft’s Office productivity suite on its Android ...

Fri 2 Oct 15 from Techspot

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