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Sony's Betamax, long thought dead, officially gets last nail in its coffin

Sony finally acknowledges that the world didn't embrace its rival to the videocassette, years after that format faded from the market, too.

By November 10, 2015

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Professor warns robots could keep us in coffins on heroin drips

Technically Incorrect: Citing an extreme example, an Oxford University professor says the biggest fear is that robots will be smarter than us, and by misinterpreting our commands, might have very different definitions of happiness.

By June 29, 2015

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'Star Wars' superfan finds Han trapped in a carbonite-coffin coffee table

Movie prop maker Tim Baker and his team create a tribute to "Star Wars" with a Han Solo in carbonite coffin, which doubles as furniture.

By April 3, 2015

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Scientists catch rare footage of icy volcano erupting

Active volcano Big Ben on a sub-Antarctic island has been viewed and captured in a rare direct observation of the event.

By February 3, 2016

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Turn on, plug in, phase out: Cadillac to do away with ELR coupe

What is essentially a two-door luxury car atop a Chevrolet Volt drivetrain is not long for this world.

By February 2, 2016

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The death of Adobe's Flash is lingering, not sudden

Widely used technologies take a long time to fade. Adobe's move this week to rename Flash Professional is only one nail in its coffin.

By December 2, 2015

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The bizarre theme park ride that simulates cremation

Technically Incorrect: A Chinese theme park places riders in a coffin and sends them into a chamber filled with hot air machines, so that they can feel what the end might be like.

By May 10, 2015

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Will paid YouTube channels be another nail in cable's coffin?

YouTube, which boasts one billion unique monthly users, is now exploring paid subscription models. CNET's Sumi Das looks at the arguments for and against charging YouTube viewers for content they've grown accustomed to watching for free.

By May 8, 2013

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Windows Phone 8.1 to support up to 10-inch screens, kill RT

Microsoft is set to smash another nail in the already well-sealed coffin of Windows RT by allowing Windows Phone to support screens up to 10 inches across.

By October 9, 2013

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Ultrabooks: Final nail in the coffin of 'business laptops'?

Laptops like the HP Folio 13 shouldn't be called business laptops: it's confusing and unnecessary. Call them great laptops, period.

By January 19, 2012