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2013 BMW 750Li

The 2013 BMW 750Li does double-duty as a freeway cruiser and a getaway car, whether you drive it yourself or hire a chauffeur. A wide array of connected features add new capabilities to the already first-rate navigation and stereo systems.

By Feb. 14, 2013

4 stars Editor's rating Feb. 14, 2013
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Reality check on Facebook's Oculus shift

[commentary] Facebook says that its purchase of Oculus is a long bet on the future. And that wager on virtual reality is rooted in the actual reality of the social network's past and present.

By Apr. 7, 2014

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Survey finds teens still tiring of Facebook, prefer Instagram

A semi-annual survey on teen preferences from Piper Jaffray finds that Facebook continues to lose appeal with teenagers.

By Apr. 8, 2014

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Scientists make a Mini Mars to mimic Red Planet dust

Martian dust can wreak havoc with sensitive equipment, so researchers have created a chamber that lets them simulate the Martian surface -- dust and all -- before that equipment heads to the Red Planet.

By Mar. 25, 2014

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Microsoft has already picked its next CEO, claims report

Kevin Turner, the current chief operating officer, will take over as chief executive, says Chinese blog site WPDang.

By Nov. 14, 2013

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Journey planned to the center of the Earth

Fifty years after the first attempt, scientists aim to retrieve samples from the Earth's mantle. Such a feat could provide a trove of information about our planet's origins and history.

By Mar. 29, 2011

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Andy Murray Wimbledon win tops Olympic tweets

As Andy Murray became the first British man to win Wimbledon for 77 years, Twitter celebrations topped even the London Olympics.

By Jul. 8, 2013

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Saturn's blings: Diamonds may float in the planet's atmosphere

Researchers believe diamond rain and hail are present on Jupiter and Saturn, and that future generations could send robots to harvest such precious precipitation.

By Oct. 18, 2013

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'Sherlock' Lego set: 221B Baker St. tribute in bricks

Sherlock Holmes and his cohorts may one day make fine Lego minifigs. Lego is reviewing the possibility, along with six other Winter Lego Review qualifiers.

By Feb. 4, 2014

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Samsung trumps Apple in U.S. smartphone share, analyst says

The Galaxy S4's arrival, plus lower prices for other Samsung models, lifts the phone maker above Apple for the first time since the iPhone 5 came on the scene, according to Canaccord

By Jun. 5, 2013