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Amazon To Buy Twitch Interactive For $970 Million

Amazon is buying video game streaming platform Twitch Interactive for $970 million in cash as it seeks to expand its presence in gaming

CBS Seattle–08/25/2014

The Missile Defense Agency's Flight Test 06b Ground-Based Interceptor launches from Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., June 22, 2014. (Getty Images)

Boeing ‘Recreates Outer Space’ To Fix Missile Defense System

Fixing problems encountered by missile interceptors in space required bringing space conditions to the lab.

08/22/2014

Geothermal activity can be generated by the gravitational pull of a planetary companion. (Lynette Cook/NASA/Getty Images)

Study: Alien Planets Could Host Life For Up To 10 Trillion Years

Geothermal activity can be generated by the gravitational pull of a planetary companion.

CBS Seattle–08/12/2014

NASA's Earth-orbiting Hubble Space Telescope took this picture June 26, 2003 of Mars. (Photo by NASA/Getty Images)

Anthropologist: Space Colonies Should Have At Least 40,000 People

Based on terrestrial population studies, an Oregon scientist says 40,000 men and women would be the ideal number to start an extraterrestrial colony.

CBS Seattle–07/28/2014

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Did Nokia Acquisition Hurt Microsoft Quarterly Earnings?

Microsoft is reporting fourth-quarter earnings that took a hit from the Nokia devices business that it bought in April

CBS Seattle–07/22/2014

Aerial view of Microsoft headquarters building in Issy-les-Moulineaux, outside Paris. (BORIS HORVAT/AFP/Getty Images)

Microsoft Fights U.S. Warrant For Customer Data Stored Overseas

Microsoft says the governments demand for emails stored in Ireland violates foreign sovereignty and trust. U.S. says it’s an essential tool for law enforcement.

06/12/2014

Europe's highest court ruled its citizens are guaranteed a "right to be forgotten" that allows them to request negative material must be removed from Internet search engines if requested (Chris Jackson/Getty Images)

Google Taking Requests To Censor Results In Europe

Europe’s highest court ruled its citizens are guaranteed a “right to be forgotten” that allows them to request negative material must be removed from Internet search engines if requested.

05/29/2014

Nintendo blames slow sales of its premiere product, the Wii U, for its financial struggles. (Getty Images)

Nintendo Posts $457 Million Loss Thanks To Slow Sales Of Wii U

Nintendo executives blame the slow sales of its premiere product for 3 years of financial losses.

05/07/2014

Wireless vehicle detection systems installed throughout 40 U.S. cities to control and direct traffic are so poorly secured that hackers can manipulate the sensors to cause disruptions, accidents and congestion for drivers. (photo credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Expert: Hackers Can Manipulate, Monitor Largest US Traffic Control Systems

Wireless vehicle detection systems installed throughout 40 U.S. cities to control and direct traffic are so poorly secured that hackers can manipulate the sensors to cause disruptions, accidents and congestion for drivers.

04/30/2014

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