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Diver breaks up mortal combat between deadly sea snake, stonefish

During a fishing trip, Rick Trippe came across a dangerous sea snake and stonefish fighting each other. He separated them with his bare hands and lived to tell all about it.

By September 2, 2015


US expresses 'concern' over EU proposal to break up Google

The United States Mission to the European Union says antitrust issues should not be "politicized."

By November 25, 2014


Asteroid breaks up just like in Atari game

A phenomenon known as "YORP torque" is ripping an asteroid apart, and thanks to a team of telescopes, astronomers have been able to watch for the first time ever.

By March 6, 2014


Microsoft just made it harder to break up the company

Latest sales for Surface, Xbox, and Bing present the next CEO with an increasingly tough decision.

By February 11, 2014


BlackBerry rejected takeover offer as 'breaking up' the firm

The Canadian company opted not to sell off parts of it as it wouldn't be in the interests of its stakeholders.

By November 9, 2013


Vast meteorite pulled from Russian lake, breaks up

It's half a ton big and it came from outer space. At least that's what Russian scientists say. Yet when they try to weigh it, it breaks into pieces.

By October 16, 2013


Love fights back! After BreakUp Text, now MakeUp Text

You might imagine that the people behind BreakUp Text, the app that breaks up with your lover for you, might have a follow-up. Here it is: MakeUp Text. It's bound to work, of course.

By August 5, 2013


The make(out)-or-break(up) for Google Glass: Dating

Yes, people have already begun to experiment with wearing Google Glass on a date. Is it a love-killer? Or does it create a frisson of excitement?

By June 1, 2013


Break up Sony, hedge fund chief urges

Daniel Loeb, founder of Third Point, wants Sony to spin off its entertainment division and sell its profitable insurance unit, in order to focus on reviving the electronics arm.

By May 14, 2013


Facebook makes break-ups harder to take, study says

There is a certain torture that social networking brings, a University of California, Santa Cruz study finds. Many find it difficult to delete digital memories.

By May 12, 2013