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2008 year-end lists


Watch an exoplanet orbit a distant star

Astronomers have obtained direct images of an exoplanet moving around a star 63 light-years from Earth.

By September 18, 2015


Apple buys GPS firm Coherent Navigation, reports say

Apple will likely use the company's tech and resources to improve and expand its own mapping and navigation technology.

By May 18, 2015


Apple reveals the new ultrathin 12-inch MacBook laptop

The new device is Apple's thinnest laptop ever and includes Retina Display, a new touch-sensitive trackpad and a new port for data transfer and charging in a single connector.

By March 9, 2015


Apple opening five new China stores over five weeks

The company, which started its retail-store foray in China in 2008, plans to build up the number of locations there over the next two years.

By January 16, 2015


In newest tally, supercomputing progress tapers off

Hardware, software and funding limits mean it's not easy to make the fastest computers even faster. That's too bad for the industries that rely on them.

By November 17, 2014


Polaroid's $99 nostalgia-fueled Cube seeks its spot in the GoPro world

The company that first brought the public instant film photography has a low-cost action camera that's about capturing everyday moments, not extreme experiences.

By September 23, 2014


Meet Kevin Lynch, once a Flash point, now winding up Apple Watch

The exec, who clashed with Apple while at Adobe, now runs the team working on wearable software at Apple -- a vital role as the company expands into a new business.

By September 17, 2014


Sprint CEO Dan Hesse's farewell memo to employees

Sprint's Hesse lists the highlights of his nearly seven-year tenure at the company.

By August 6, 2014


Top500 supercomputer race hits a slow patch

The pace of performance increases has slowed among the world's fastest supercomputers, while China now has nearly as many as the UK, France, and Germany combined.

By June 23, 2014


Candy Crush Saga tops iTunes app download list for 2013

The puzzle game tops download charts for the year, while Beyonce's week-old release skyrockets to No. 2 best-selling album.

By December 16, 2013