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Sony warns of income drop as demand for disc-based media evaporates

The Japanese tech giant has offered a revised earnings statement, blaming a costly exit from the PC business and diminishing demand for disc-based media.

By May 1, 2014

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Why the case against Comcast-Time Warner Cable is evaporating

[commentary] Recent developments in Comcast's efforts to merge with Time Warner Cable suggest the deal will go through...eventually.

By April 21, 2014

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Scientists accidentally record ball lightning in nature for first time

Chinese researchers have done the seemingly impossible: observed and recorded an instance of ball lightning completely by accident. And it bodes well for a decade-old theory about the nature of the conundrum.

By January 17, 2014

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Science says perfect french fries lie beyond Mars

Food researchers have pinned down the ideal gravitational conditions for frying "potato sticks," and they're not found on this side of the asteroid belt.

By January 6, 2014

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Acoustic levitation is science wizardry at its best

A new video from the Argonne National Laboratory demonstrates the levitation of liquid using sound waves.

By September 16, 2012

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Judges tosses Apple v. Motorola

Ruling says that neither Apple nor Motorola has been able to prove damages in the patent tussle over iOS and Android and that neither company will be permitted to refile a claim.

By June 22, 2012

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Overclocking champ draws a crowd at CeBIT

Throngs of techies watched Nick Shih deep-freeze an Intel chip so it could run at 5.6GHz rather than its regular 3.2GHz clock speed.

By March 8, 2012

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Origin boasts 5.7GHz overclocks with phase-change CPU cooling

Origin's new phase-change CPU cooler promises heretofore unseen clock speeds for its high-end gaming desktops.

By January 11, 2012

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Using desiccants to soak up wet electronics

Water damage is one of the more common threats to portable electronics, but sometimes if you dry them out properly, you can restore your otherwise broken device.

By November 23, 2011

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Playing molecular Legos with viruses

Researchers at UC Berkeley have turned a benign virus into a tool that assembles structures similar to collagen--a process that could be used to create complex tissues such as corneas and bones.

By October 20, 2011