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Google misses estimates in third quarter, announces new business chief

A day after the search giant unveiled its latest Nexus tablets, smartphones and a streaming device, Google announces financial results for the third quarter.

By October 16, 2014

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Philips comes full circle with massive bet on lighting and health-tech

The 123-year-old Dutch company has ruthlessly cut ties with TV, audio, and the categories that have made it most famous. Can an ageing population put this venerable firm back on top?

By October 10, 2014

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Adorable robot cheerleaders have a ball

The doll-like dancing robots made by Japanese electronics manufacturer Murata balance themselves perfectly on a single ball.

By September 28, 2014

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Real-time, real-world captioning comes to Google Glass

A new app for Google Glass captions conversations in real-time.

By October 2, 2014

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SoftBank, not Mayer, should run Yahoo, investor says

Alternative Investment Management & Research pictures a Yahoo-SoftBank merger, with the latter's CEO running the combined company.

By September 30, 2014

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New 'Diamond nanothreads' may make space elevator a reality

Scientists produce ultra-thin threads of carbon atoms they say should be stronger and stiffer than any existing man-made material. Space elevators, here we come.

By September 26, 2014

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So KFC Japan has a fried-chicken iPhone case, too

Not satisfied with the weirdness of a fried-chicken keyboard, KFC Japan unveils a giant drumstick of an iPhone case.

By September 25, 2014

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Water found on Neptune-sized planet 124 light-years from Earth

The discovery of water vapor in the atmosphere of the planet opens up more understanding about planet formation and the possibility of life outside our solar system.

By September 24, 2014

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For camera makers, hope lies in pricey devices for the few

As smartphones replace point-and-shoots, companies from Nikon to Fujifilm are scrambling to build premium product lines. That's great news for photo enthusiasts.

By September 25, 2014

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Renewed talk of Yahoo as acquisition target after Alibaba IPO

With Alibaba's IPO making big winners of the Chinese e-commerce giant and Japan-based stakeholder SoftBank, what are the odds that one of them buys Yahoo?

By September 19, 2014