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Google modular Ara phone

CNN

Google's future phone: The customizable Ara

Google is jumping into its next futuristic hardware project. This time it's a modular smartphone dubbed Project Ara that can be customized by swapping out individual pieces of hardware.

US Airways tweet

@USAirways/From Twitter

US Airways won't fire worker who sent lewd tweet

The US Airways employee responsible for sending out a pornographic tweet Monday will not be fired, the company said, because it was a mistake.

Texting, using cellphone, smartphone

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'Kill switch' coming to U.S. phones in 2015

The "kill switch," a system for remotely disabling smartphones and wiping their data, will become standard in 2015, according to a pledge backed by most of the mobile world's major players.

Heartbleed security flaw

From Heartbleed.com

Canadians arrest a Heartbleed hacker

Canadian mounties have arrested a teenager who, they say, used the Heartbleed Internet bug to hack into the country's tax agency.

Facebook home page

Ferre Dollar/CNN

Facebook to require Messenger app

Mobile users who have gotten used to chatting with their friends via Facebook will soon have to make sure they've downloaded the social-media giant's app designed specifically for that.

Solar Impulse 2

Jean Revillard/Solar Impulse

Solar plane set to circle globe

Their CVs combined look like the envy of all bona fide air adventurers. Pioneering ultralight aircraft? Been there. Setting world records by circling the globe nonstop in a balloon? Done that. Commanding the first ever 24-hour flight on a plane power...

Google Glass

Jim Castel/CNN

Google Glass targeted as symbol by anti-tech crowd

Glass, Google's high-profile entry into the world of wearable tech, may help launch a revolution if it's released later this year as expected. But test models already on the street have begun playing a more unlikely role -- as symbols in a simmering fight over Silicon Valley's impact on the city of San Francisco.

US Airways tweet

@USAirways/From Twitter

US Airways says lewd tweet was a mistake

It's not the first corporate Twitter blunder, but it might be one of the most obscene.

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Netflix.com

Netflix speeds surge for Comcast users

Netflix's connection deal with Comcast is paying off. Streaming speeds for Comcast users jumped nearly 50% last month after Netflix reluctantly agreed to pay up for a direct connection to Comcast's network.

Robohand

Courtesy of Robohand

Carpenter who cut off fingers makes 'Robohand' with printer

"I was in a position to see exactly what happens in the human hand. I got the basics of what it's all about and thought yeah, I'll make my own."

 
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