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Move over, Apple Maps: iPhone 5S motion sensor malfunction may be widespread

Users reporting off-the-mark readings from the iPhone 5S' compass and wonky gaming experiences with the new device's accelerometer may be facing a hardware hurdle.

By October 3, 2013

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SpaceX rocket explodes. ('Rockets are tricky,' says Elon Musk)

After a malfunction during a test flight, a Falcon 9 Reusable rocket built by Musk's firm explodes over McGregor, Texas.

By August 23, 2014

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Russian space-sex gecko experiment fails

A mission to learn about the sex life of geckos in orbit took a bad turn when what should have been heaven in space turned into a reptilian tragedy.

By September 2, 2014

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Now parking enforcement to wear body cameras?

Miami Beach proposes that many city officials, including building inspectors, should wear cameras.

By August 23, 2014

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'Overwhelmed' FCC extends Net neutrality comment period

A surge of traffic is crashing the agency's electronic filing system, so it's bumping the feedback deadline on the controversial proposal from Tuesday to Friday.

By July 15, 2014

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F-35 fighter a high-profile no-show at Farnborough

An engine fire three weeks ago has grounded the expensive new fighter jet. US military officials still hope the jet can make a last-minute appearance at the prestigious UK airshow, though.

By July 14, 2014

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The excuse of the wicked: The app ate my Mother's Day gift

In study of how well people planned for Mother's Day, 10 percent of respondents say they'll use a dud app as an excuse.

By May 10, 2014

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What I learned from my camera-crippled vacay

A forgotten charger leaves photo bug Stephen Shankland in the lurch. But he gets a lesson in restraint, SLRs, and e-shopping.

By May 3, 2014

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Google Lunar XPrize competition enters milestone phase

There's $30 million available to 18 teams vying to be the first nongovernment entity to land a rover on the moon. Five of those teams are eligible for a $6 million boost this summer.

By April 1, 2014

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Malfunction, not iPad, played greater role in Galaxy returns

Samsung survey of Best Buy returns finds that hardware malfunction is cited as the reason for their returns nearly three times more often than a desire for an iPad.

By August 6, 2012