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Four tidbits on YouTube star Michelle Phan even fans won't know

Backed by 7.6 million followers on YouTube, the beauty guru's empire is so diverse even people least likely to watch her Barbie makeup transformation know her name. The online star still has a few secrets.

By March 25, 2015

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NASA video illustrates 'X-ray wind' blasting from a black hole

It takes a mighty wind to keep stars from forming. Researchers have found one in a galaxy far, far away -- and NASA made a short movie about it.

By March 27, 2015

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Meet Smosh: Big stars on small screens (Q&A)

A YouTube comedy twosome famed among teens, Smosh has an audience to beat top-rated TV shows -- even if "real TV" is the one place they're not interested in going.

By March 25, 2015

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Sony dreams big, targeting $4 billion profit by 2018

Light at the end of the financial tunnel? Sony sees a brighter future riding its PlayStation, along with movies, music and components such as image sensors.

By February 18, 2015

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Canon offers $2.8 billion for network video camera maker Axis

Canon, which has watched its financial performance slip in recent quarters, sees possibilities for growth in the corporate world, which Axis caters to.

By February 10, 2015

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Facebook to developers: Please friend us

The world's largest social network, set to host its annual developers conference this week, wants a piece of the app pie.

By March 22, 2015

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Staples to buy Office Depot for $6 billion

Hit by weak sales and competition from other retail players, the two office supply chains will become one.

By February 4, 2015

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Obama asks for $14 billion to step up cybersecurity

The president urges Congress to pass legislation that would strengthen the country's hacking detection system and counterintelligence capabilities.

By February 2, 2015

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Spotify said to be raising half a billion dollars from private investors

The music-streaming company could double the amount of funding it has, which might lead to a delayed IPO.

By January 29, 2015

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Android shipments in 2014 exceed 1 billion for first time

That gave Google's mobile operating system 81 percent of the worldwide market in 2014, compared with 15 percent for Apple's iOS.

By January 29, 2015