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Scientists have reached farther back than ever into the ancestry of humans to recover and analyze DNA, using a bone found in Spain that’s estimated to be 400,000 years old. So far, the achievement has provided more questions than answers.
A Chromebook optimized to run Google’s Internet services can be bought for as little as $200, while a few hundred dollars more gets you a laptop that’s not so dependent on having a continuous online connection.
Early indications are that online sales were up more than 17 percent over 2012 on Cyber Monday. Chrysler reports the company’s best November since 2007. The USPS is being sued over stamp error. All of these stories and more.
Tumblr is flaunting its hipster credentials with a first-ever breakdown of the year’s hottest trends, topics and celebrities, targeting specific communities, including the LGBT community.
The Supreme Court refused on Monday to wade into a dispute over New York state’s taxes on purchases on websites like Amazon.com. The move likely will prompt more states to attempt to collect taxes on Internet sales.
Sony says it sold more than 1 million of its PlayStation 4 video game consoles during their first 24 hours on the market.
Hard-to-predict sudden changes to Earth’s environment are more worrisome than climate change’s bigger but more gradual impacts, a panel of scientists advising the federal government concluded.