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Big Bang breakthrough announced; gravitational waves detected

There's no way for us to know exactly what happened some 13.8 billion years ago, when our universe burst onto the scene. But scientists announced Monday a breakthrough in understanding how our world as we know it came to be.<p>If the discovery holds up to scrutiny, it's evidence of how the universe …

Android Launchers: Their Time Has Come

Android personalization apps are more popular than ever, according to a recent report.<p>While iOS users can only change the most superficial elements …

Google Faces Lawsuit Over In-App Purchases by Kids

Last month, Google made an adjustment to its Play Store to let users know whether an app features in-app purchases or not, perhaps a shot at trying to raise more awareness for consumers.<p><i>Headline image via Adam Berry/Getty Images</i>

Pebble Opens Its Appstore For Android And Unveils Some Cool New Apps

Weeks after Pebble gave iPhone users access to its smartwatch app store, the company has finally opened it up to Android users as well. At the announcement, Pebble also revealed a new set of app partners, one of whom now offers an intriguing new use for the smartwatch: the ability to control smart …

No sign of Malaysia Airline wreckage; questions over stolen passports

There were few answers Sunday about the fate of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, a day after contact was lost with the commercial jetliner en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing.<p>An aerial search resumed at first light, with aircraft searching an area of the South China Sea for any sign of where the …

Judge strikes down small drones ban

A federal judge slapped down the FAA’s fine for a drone operator, saying there was no law banning the commercial use of small drones.<p>The judge’s decision could open up the skies below 400 feet to farmers, photographers and entrepreneurs who have been battling the FAA over the use of the unmanned …