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No iPhone jinx: Verizon Q3 profit up 15 percent to $1.6B

While the iPhone typically hits carriers with a hefty cost, Verizon continues to show impressive earnings and wireless subscriber growth.

By October 18, 2012

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The tablet jinx took down Palm and RIM. Who's next?

Both RIM and HP Palm got sidetracked trying to build a tablet and it cost them dearly. Other tech giants could face similar regrets, says TechRepublic's Jason Hiner.

By May 30, 2012

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The Web at 25: Out of the ashes and onto the Friendster

In part 3 of his four-part series reflecting on a life lived largely on the Web, Crave's Eric Mack recalls fleeing the dot-com bust fallout for Alaska, only to be drawn back to a digital world that was growing up fast.

By March 12, 2014

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Should I see GI Joe: Retaliation in 3D?

Can GI Joe: Retaliation -- an action movie starring The Rock and Bruce Willis as 1980s toys -- stretch to two dimensions, let alone three?

By March 27, 2013

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Why you should still consider the Galaxy S3 over the Galaxy S4

In this edition of Ask Maggie, CNET's Marguerite Reardon explains why wireless consumers looking for a good bargain should consider the Samsung Galaxy S3, even though the new Galaxy S4 has been announced.

By March 16, 2013

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AT&T sells disappointing 4.7M iPhones, customer growth slows

Despite increased competition, AT&T continues to be the leading U.S. carrier when it comes to selling the iPhone. But the company blamed supply issues for the weaker numbers.

By October 24, 2012

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Verizon subscribers give 'Share Everything' plans a boost

Carrier reports strong uptake of its Share Everything plans, according to the company's CFO.

By October 18, 2012

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Apple inches closer to selling its new iPad in China

Regulators OK its license to sell a 3G device in the Chinese market, according to Dow Jones.

By May 30, 2012

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SpaceX Dragon capsule breezes through station flyby tests

Making its first flight to the International Space Station, a cargo ship built by SpaceX is A-OK in a series of complex tests that set the stage for berthing Friday.

By May 24, 2012

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Sky's the limit: Analyst says Apple could be worth $1 trillion

Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Muster says Apple's total market valuation could soon exceed $1 trillion. Just another $400 billion to go. But beware the Microsoft precedent.

By April 3, 2012