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The 2012 Nobel Prize in Physics

The 2012 Nobel Prize in Physics was awarded jointly to Serge Haroche and David J. Wineland for experimental methods that enable measuring and manipulation of individual quantum systems

October 9, 2012 — Steve Mirsky

3 Years in, Bitcoin Digital Money Gains Momentum

The digital currency exchange network now includes more than 1,000 merchants and at least tens of thousands of unaffiliated users, as it tries to solve barriers to participation

October 8, 2012 — Morgen Peck

Apple CEO: We Are 'Extremely Sorry' for Maps Flap

Apple CEO Tim Cook and the newly unveiled iPhone 5. (Credit: James Martin/CNET ) Apple CEO Tim Cook took the most drastic step yet to address the growing furor over the company's beleaguered map application , saying he was "extremely sorry" for the frustration felt by customers and vowing to improve the program...

September 28, 2012

How Nerve Cells Communicate

The brain makes sense of our experiences by focusing closely on the timing of the impulses that flow through billions of nerve cells

September 19, 2012 — Terry Sejnowski and Tobi Delbruck

Is Wi-Fi Sniffing a Crime?

One court case found that wi-fi sniffing was okay, whereas a different case judged it to be illegal. Larry Greenemeier reports

September 13, 2012

Apple Takes Wraps Off iPhone 5, 4-inch Screen and All

Apple's new iPhone 5 (Credit:Apple) As expected, Apple has announced the iPhone 5. The object of much anticipation and speculation over the last several months, the iPhone 5 delivers most of what industry observers had expected...

September 12, 2012
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