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Google adds Offline Games collection to Google Play

It seems that just about every mobile game these days falls into one these categories, or both: free-to-play, or constant internet connection required. While some users find that the free-to-play category is absolutely a deal breaker, others are more bothered by the internet connection requirement …

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Verizon Galaxy S5 updated, root users beware

Verizon updates don’t come as often as we would hope, making today a celebratory day for Samsung Galaxy S5 users. Big Red’s Samsung flagship device is being blessed with a relatively small update. The phone stays at Android 4.4.2, making small (and background) improvements a major focus.<p>Verizon’s …

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Gulf of Mexico 'dead zone' is the size of Connecticut

The Gulf of Mexico's annual spring-summer "dead zone" is the size of Connecticut -- slightly smaller now than in recent years but nowhere near the trim scientists had sought, researchers said this week.<p>Scientists' annual survey found an area of 5,052 square miles of "low oxygen water," or hypoxia, …

Google Glass now supports mind control - CNN Video

Tech's Booming Prostitution Trade - CNN Video

Scientists: We're 'very close' to finding another Earth

Scientists looking for signs of life in the universe -- as well as another planet like our own -- are a lot closer to their goal than people realize.<p>That was the consensus of a panel on the search for life in the universe held at NASA headquarters Monday in Washington. The discussion focused not …

Apparently This Matters: Six Californias - CNN.com

An effort being pushed by a big tech investor would divide California into six states. None, sadly, would be named "Steve."<p><i>Editor's note: On Tuesday, July 15, venture capitalist Tim Draper is expected to file signatures in Sacramento, advancing his initiative to split California into six separate</i> …

We're genetically linked to our friends

This brings a whole new meaning to the phrase, "You've got a friend in me."<p>A new study published Monday in Proceedings of the National Academy of Science suggests friends may be more than just people you lean on when you're not strong; they might actually help you carry on -- genetically …

Electronic noses sniff out cancer

It's the second most common cancer for men worldwide, but prostate cancer remains difficult to diagnose, with standard blood tests criticized for delivering a high rate of false positives.<p>But in a study presented in May this year, trained detection dogs were able to identify prostate cancer from a …

Internet's boom in discrete affairs - CNN Video

Repairing yourself: Self-healing buildings, bodies, and machines - CNN.com

Part of complete coverage on<p>updated 5:39 AM EDT, Fri August 8, 2014<p>Engineer Alan Bond has been developing a new concept for space travel for over 30 years -- and his creation is now on the verge of lift off.<p>updated 8:10 AM EDT, Fri July 25, 2014<p>Crumbling buildings, burnt-out PCs, and cracked …

That was a close one! Study: Massive solar storm barely missed us in 2012

"Here comes the sun" indeed, and it was just barely all right.<p>Two years ago, modern infrastructure came very close to a serious disruption. The culprit? One of the largest solar storms in recorded history.<p>Plasma exploding from the surface of the sun in a coronal mass ejection barreled through space …