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Systemax Ascent 64

The Systemax Ascent 64 is a strong budget performer that will ably serve both home and small business users, but a dollop more memory would go a long way.

April 8, 2004

3.5 stars Editors' rating April 8, 2004

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Vertu's latest 'Ascent' descends on stores

New luxury handset goes for about $6,628.

By October 2, 2007


Baumgartner makes record-setting skydive

The extreme skydiver sets a record for the highest manned balloon ascent and highest freefall in his bid to go supersonic.

By October 14, 2012


Marissa Mayer

Marissa Mayer's ascent to the top chair at Yahoo this summer made journalists everywhere giddy. Whether she'll be able to save Yahoo, however, remains to be seen.

By December 11, 2012


Worst third quarter 'in the history of PCs' on its way -- analyst

As tech stocks continue their months-long ascent, a Citigroup analyst says the headlines disguise a grimmer reality, at least for makers of the venerable personal computer.

By September 7, 2012


Chrome rises at IE's expense; iPad makes a showing

The ascent of Google's browser takes another notch out of IE's overall usage in June, though IE9 is growing. Mobile browsing is hot, now surpassing 5 percent of usage worldwide.

By July 1, 2011


Silent Sentinel UAV to use solar power

Bye Aerospace and Ascent Solar Technologies say they're working on a quiet, low-emission hybrid drone that will fly with endurance.

By May 27, 2009


Shuttle Endeavour blasts off; debris strikes mulled

Endeavour climbs into space and sets off after the International Space Station. Engineers are evaluating multiple external tank foam debris strikes during ascent.

By July 15, 2009


Babbage the teddy bear re-creates Baumgartner skydive

Tumbling from a hydrogen balloon at 24 miles up, a plush toy shows its own daredevil mettle.

By August 28, 2013


Google Doodle lifts off for a parachute jump

It's the 216th anniversary of the landmark descent to Paris by a very brave Frenchman. Today's interactive doodle lets you get in on the action.

By October 22, 2013