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OMG, I Want This House: Maine (Photos)

Idyllic Maine<p>The name of the game is natural light in these gorgeous cottages on the Maine coast. See photos.<p>05.03.13 1:21 PM ET<p>Courtesy of Princeton …

10 Gchat Tricks and Tips for Power Users

10 Gchat Tricks and Tips<p>1. Assign a Picture to Your Contacts<p>2. Contact Pictures in Chat Windows<p>3. Translation Bots<p>4. Right-Side Chat<p>5. Hangouts in …

Rare Working Apple 1 Computer Headed to Auction

German auction house Breker (via <i>ComputerWorld</i>) is set to put a working Apple 1 on auction later this month and it may fetch between $240,000 and $400,000. There are an estimated six working Apple 1 computers in existence.<p>The Apple 1 is signed by Steve Wozniak and was originally owned by Computer …

How to Book Travel Online for Less

With clear skies and rising temperatures around the country, the summer travel season is nearly upon us. And unless you've got money to burn or a …

Canada puts its robot arms on $5 bills, leads the space currency race

Americans like to tease Canadians about their colorful (and often animal-themed) money, but we think the tables might just have turned. When the Bank of Canada issues a new $5 polymer bill this November, one side will include both the Canadarm2 and Dextre manipulator robots in tribute to the …

Apple Is Worried The Color iPhone Will Be A Dud [Rumor]

In a characteristically terse reports, the ever-spotty <i>DigiTimes</i> is backing up recent reports that Apple is readying a plastic 4-inch iPhone with a colorful casing… but also claiming, bizarrely, that Apple doesn’t have much faith that such an iPhone would sell.<p><i>Digitimes</i> says that the budget iPhone, …

Top Bitcoin exchange hit with $75 million suit over failed partnership

CoinLab sued after Mt. Gox allegedly failed to hand off its American operations.<p>In February, we reported on a major deal between Mt. Gox, the …

Microsoft, Nokia Target Low End in Effort to Crack Tough U.S. Market

For the most part, Windows Phone has found itself targeting the premium segment of the U.S. smartphone market.<p>That’s especially tough in a country …

Apple’s debt strategy saves $9.2B in taxes (plus $100m a year in interest deductions)

Sums done by Moody’s Investment Services (via <i>Bloomberg</i>) confirm reports that Apple’s approach of borrowing the $100b needed to fund its stock buy-back and dividend plans will result in massive tax savings, estimated at $9.2B …<p>Based on current rates, Apple will pay interest of about $308 million a …

School Closes For The Day Due To 'Great Weather'

Principal Bob Sampson at Bellingham Christian School in Washington state canceled school on Friday to celebrate an exceptionally nice day. The forecast there: 68 and sunny.<p>Transcript<p>DAVID GREENE, HOST:<p>Good morning. I'm David Greene. You ever wonder why it took a big snowstorm to close school and on …

Second U.S. Cargo Plane Crashes in Central Asia

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>For the second time this week an American cargo plane has crashed overseas, this time a military jet …