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Orphaned planet and twin Earths that 'could share life' revealed

<b>(CNN) —</b> From a world 11 times more massive than Jupiter to a pair of Earth-like planets that may house life, scientists have revealed a host of fascinating new findings about our galactic neighbors.<p>Take HD-106906b, or "fat Jupiter" as some observers have termed it.<p>A planet far larger than our …

Universe

World's cheapest 3D printer moves forward

Over 1,400 backers committed over $400,000 to the crowdfunding campaign that had an original goal of just $9,000. The Little Rock, Arkansas-based …

3D Printing

For Better Or Worse, Anonymous Apps Allow Us To Be Ourselves Online Again

Anonymous apps like Secret and Whisper are all the rage right now and maybe that shouldn’t be a surprise. This feels like the inevitable reaction to all the major social networks wanting to own our identities — preferably with our real names attached.<p>What they are getting, however, is the …

Brain-inspired circuit board 9000 times faster than an average PC

Bioengineers at Stanford University have developed microchips based on the human brain that are more energy efficient and up to 9000 times faster …

Scientists are getting closer to a quantum computer — here's why it matters

Over the past few decades, scientists around the world have been working to develop an ambitious new type of device called a quantum computer. And, this week, they took a step closer to that goal.<p>Compared to normal computers, these quantum computers — first theorized in the 1980s, and still in …

Google plans to kill Google Voice in coming months, integrate features into Hangouts

We’ve heard that Google Voice is getting dragged to the trash can and most of its functionality will be incorporated into the G+ Hangouts apps on both Android and iOS. This has already happened to an extent with the ability to phone friends on Hangouts, but we’re hearing the full shuttering and …