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50 billionth iOS app downloaded, bloke wins £6,550 gift card

Brandon Ashmore, from Ohio in the US, has just won $10,000 in Apple App Store credit after he downloaded the store's 50 billionth app.

By May 16, 2013

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Apple reveals details of 50 billionth App Store download

The winner in the race to reach the 50 billionth download is an Ohio resident who snagged the Say the Same Thing app. Along with bragging rights, the lucky customer gets a $10,000 App Store gift card.

By May 16, 2013

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This is what a 'Star Wars' blaster bolt would look like in real life

A team of physicists has created a film that shows what a real-life "laser bullet" would look like in action. Hint: it's not like in "Star Wars."

By October 23, 2014

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Spotify can never replace my iPod, but it can ease the pain

Commentary: The quiet demise of Apple's iPod Classic prompts CNET's Nick Statt to reflect on the time before streaming services -- when music was first set free.

By September 13, 2014

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As 'Gangnam Style' hits 2B YouTube views, music fans should cheer. Really

Psy may be the first to reach that landmark, but YouTube is already planning for a world in which thousands of videos reach billions of views.

By May 30, 2014

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Supertiny sensors could improve antibiotics in the fight against superbugs

Researchers turn to physics, not just chemistry, to help break down bacterial cell membranes and fight infections.

By March 6, 2014

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Apple announces its best apps of 2013

Apple's best of 2013 lists are in, with language-learning app Duolingo and game Ridiculous Fishing leading the charge.

By December 17, 2013

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Scientists inch closer to building a drug-delivering nanorobot

Researchers say their proof-of-concept is a major step toward designing a nanocage that carries medicine around the body and targets specific diseased cells.

By December 3, 2013

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Hold very still: Super-quiet rooms permit IBM nano research

Specialized microscopes within Big Blue's Zurich nanotechnology center are shielded from the slightest vibrations, radio waves, and even air turbulence.

By October 18, 2013

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Get ready for the sun to flip its magnetic field

We're just a few months away from the sun flipping its magnetic field, a change that only happens about once every 11 years.

By August 6, 2013