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​Intel, Micron, Toshiba promise storage that's fast and roomy

Good news for laptop and smartphone buyers: a novel flash-memory design should cut costs and boost capacity.

By March 26, 2015

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The fastest star in the galaxy propelled by thermonuclear supernova

A speeding star is the fastest such object in the Milky Way -- and researchers believe that a supernova sent it on its way.

By March 11, 2015

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​Mobile industry dips its toes in 5G waters for next-gen networks

Demonstrations at Mobile World Congress show the growing momentum toward the launch of faster, more responsive mobile networks in 2020.

By March 3, 2015

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NFL star sets selfie-taking world record

Technically Incorrect: Arizona Cardinals' Patrick Peterson manages 1,449 selfies in an hour. But how? And why?

By January 28, 2015

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Sea plankton found on the outer surface of the ISS

Astronauts collecting samples on the International Space Station have found traces of sea plankton, and are baffled as to how it got there.

By August 20, 2014

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Tsk, tsk, Tizen: How Samsung's OS stumbled -- and aims to rise again

The Korean electronics giant is shifting gears again with its troubled mobile operating system. It's now aiming for affordability as a key characteristic of Tizen smartphones.

By November 19, 2014

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Seven TVs that defined 2014

If 2014 was the best of times for TVs, it was also the worst of times. The death of plasma, the birth of OLED. The emergence of 4K. And the dumbing down of smart TV. Join us for a tour, won't you?

By December 16, 2014

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Stealthy Regin malware is a 'top-tier espionage tool'

Regin's behavior suggests that the newly uncovered and "highly complex" spying threat came from a nation-state, Symantec reports.

By November 23, 2014

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Celebrate 60 years of 'Godzilla' with a roar

The first Godzilla film was released 60 years old today. Celebrate by watching the guys who worked on the 2014 "Godzilla" movie re-create his iconic roar.

By November 3, 2014

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Sikorsky S-97 helicopter shoots for speed with unusual design

It's not every day you see a helicopter that looks like this. But that unconventional rotor placement will help drive the S-97's exceptional speed.

By October 3, 2014