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Rare iOS bug can cause text messages to crash your iPhone

But the message must contain a specific series of Arabic characters, so you're likely to receive it only as a prank. And there are ways to resolve the problem.

By May 27, 2015

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Why a real Moon Door fall might not spell certain doom

History suggests someone could possibly survive a fall from the dreaded "Game of Thrones" Moon Door in the Vale of Arryn, but they probably wouldn't want to.

By May 19, 2014

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Device can identify abnormal heart rhythm linked to stillbirth

Researchers at the University of Wisconsin say they've been able to both diagnose as well as treat long QT syndrome in the womb.

By November 12, 2013

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Verizon, Vodafone reportedly ironing out $130B wireless deal

A deal giving Verizon complete ownership of Verizon Wireless could be announced as early as Monday, according to multiple reports.

By September 1, 2013

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Google to invest $1B in new U.K. headquarters -- Reuters

The facility could be worth nearly twice that much by the time it's finished in 2016, the wire service reports.

By January 18, 2013

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Firm that makes tech for museum displays sues Apple over touch

Flatworld Interactives says that with the iPhone, iPad, and other devices, Apple is knowingly violating a patent that covers selecting an image by touching it, flicking images off the screen, and so on.

By April 20, 2012

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Wikipedia shows traffic uptick during SOPA protest

Millions of people still flocked to Wikipedia despite a blackout of its encyclopedia.

By January 19, 2012

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Verizon turns on 4G LTE in five new cities

Starting January 19, Verizon customers in five U.S. cities can start riding Big Red's 4G network.

By January 18, 2012

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Buzz Out Loud 1577: SOPA: it ain't over yet (Podcast)

The Internet flexed its power with this week's SOPA/PIPA blackouts, but make no mistake: this battle isn't over yet, and will only intensify--it might get a lot more sneaky, in fact. But this week? The Internet wins. Will students lose out with Apple's new plan to revamp the textbook industry? Or just the students (and schools) who can't can't afford iPads?

By January 19, 2012

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Dogs, robot snakes team for search-and-rescue missions

A new search-and-rescue bot might make it easier to locate survivors in disaster situations, and it all starts with a dog's bark.

By January 18, 2012