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Five ways Samsung can overhaul its ailing smartphone business

Profits tumbled a stunning 74 percent in Samsung's mobile business in the third quarter, and tough times may continue. Here's what Samsung can do to turn things around.

By October 31, 2014

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Baumgartner's supersonic freefall: Faster than you thought

Red Bull Stratos releases the final data from Felix Baumgartner's breathtaking skydive last October. Seems he got to Mach 1.25, not the woeful Mach 1.24 of the previous estimate.

By February 5, 2013

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Husband sends wife spreadsheet to detail denied sex?

A woman goes to Reddit and claims her husband emailed her a spreadsheet detailing all the instances in which she allegedly denied him sex. Is this the future of data?

By July 20, 2014

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Wallace's Wrong Trousers scientifically feasible

The gravity-defying Techno Trousers of "Wallace & Gromit: The Wrong Trousers" could actually work -- albeit for only a short period of time.

By July 17, 2014

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iPhone records 1,000-foot free-fall, survives

Another hard-core drop test impresses, or at least gets adrenaline junkies to pay attention.

By August 10, 2012

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Bitcoin sinks after exchange pauses withdrawals

The virtual currency doesn't react well to news that a Japanese exchange has temporarily halted all withdrawal requests.

By February 7, 2014

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Get vertigo: Relive Felix Baumgartner's epic space jump in video

A new extended video, tied to a GoPro Super Bowl ad, shows eight minutes of Baumgartner's epic jump.

By January 31, 2014

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BlackBerry enlists Foxconn as Q3 loss hits $4.4B

Massive charges knock a staggering BlackBerry into an even deeper hole. Will a manufacturing deal with Foxconn be much of a lifeline?

By December 20, 2013

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PC sales to bottom out, says analyst

The downturn in PC sales could slow this quarter, forecasts Gartner analyst Tracy Tsai.

By November 19, 2013

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Freefallin': Full POV video of Baumgartner's Stratos dive

Daredevil Felix Baumgartner's freefall to Earth is now watchable through a dramatic first-person video.

By October 15, 2013