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Big Earth-Buzzing Asteroid Has Its Own Moon (Photo, Video)

The mountain-size asteroid that gave Earth a close shave Monday (Jan. 26) has its own moon, new radar images of the object reveal.<p>Asteroid 2004 BL86 …

Astronomy

Cablevision Smartphone Service To Be Wi-Fi Only

Cablevision is set to jump into the wireless business, launching a Wi-Fi only unlimited data, talk and text plan for the Motorola Moto G budget smartphone next month. Dubbed Freewheel, the $30 per month plan (Cablevision subscribers can join for only $10) omits cellular data in favor of Wi-Fi …

Cellular Networks

Game on: Apple patents snap-on iOS gamepad

What is it with Apple and the gaming-related patents as of late?<p>Just weeks after the publishing of an Apple patent showing a concealed gaming joystick capable of being hidden in future iPhones, today the U.S. Patent and Trademarks Office has revealed another Apple invention related to a snap-on …

Patents

Amazon Prime members spend hundreds more than nonmembers

Subscribers to Amazon's service in the US lay out $1,500 a year on average, more than twice the $625 spent by non-Prime shoppers, new research shows.<p>E-commerce giant Amazon has apparently found the key to getting US customers to spend more on its site: Prime.<p>At the end of 2014, Amazon Prime had 40 …

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Travel

Would you dare to eat KFC's 'Double Down Dog'?

Who needs boring old bread when you can replace it with chicken?<p>The poor old hot hog never saw this coming.<p>Kentucky Fried Chicken has launched a radical rehaul of the classic fast food snack, in which the bread surrounding the sausage is replaced with erm, chicken breast.<p>Christened the "Double Down …

10 Things In Tech You Need To Know Today

<b>1. Microsoft had its earnings call last night.</b> Revenue was up 8% from last year, but stock dropped 4% in after-hours trading.<p><b>2. It's Apple's earnings today.</b> Analysts are expecting revenue to be up 17% on last year.<p><b>3. A British phone carrier may have accidentally revealed the name of the new Samsung</b> …

Satya Nadella

Is internet addiction real?

Advertisement<p>7 Comments<p>Credit: Pond5/lasse<p>The stories are numerous, yet extreme, and thus widely covered. You’ve probably heard at least a few.<p>In …

Mental Health