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Mars rover Opportunity breaks record for miles roamed

The extraterrestrial robot rolls 25 miles across the Red Planet, breaking a more than 40-year-old record for off-Earth mileage.

By July 28, 2014

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Apple on mobile payments and Touch ID: 'A big opportunity'

During a conference call to discuss first quarter earnings, CEO Tim Cook says the mobile payments space is intriguing for the company.

By January 27, 2014

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Sleepy Marissa Mayer said to miss marketing opportunity

At a time when ad revenue is increasingly important, the Yahoo CEO reportedly keeps high-level marketing executives waiting for hours because she overslept.

By June 23, 2014

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IBM sees big opportunity in sequencing microbes

We're trained to think microbes are bad. But researchers are gathering this week to discuss uses of massive ecosystems of the micro-organisms, many of which are beneficial.

By May 6, 2014

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Samsung email pointed to Steve Jobs’ death as 'best opportunity to attack iPhone’

A 2011 Samsung email lamented the wave of press coverage over Jobs' passing, calling it an "unintended benefit for Apple."

By April 16, 2014

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More than a chipmaker? Intel's blown opportunities

The semiconductor giant has expanded beyond its core business many times only to pull back before those areas got popular. CNET looks at a few.

By December 5, 2013

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The iPad Air's missed opportunity

A next-generation keyboard accessory didn't emerge alongside the new iPad, which feels like a shame: it could have been the beginning of a magical fusion point for the iPad.

By October 23, 2013

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Mars rover to get a long-distance memory wipe and reformat

NASA aims to correct a series of problems with the Opportunity rover's memory by giving it a reformat from far, far away.

By September 1, 2014

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Drive a rover and support sci-fi game Extrasolar expansion on Kickstarter

The glamour of science without the work! It's your chance to control a Mars rover, but on an alien world and for a possibly shady scientific organization. Season 1 is completed (and free).

By September 8, 2014

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Big-screen iPhones, iWatch start the clock on Apple's 'amazing' product spree

CEO Tim Cook has promised for more than a year that Apple will bring out new products and step into new categories. At this week's event to talk up larger-screen iPhones, fans are hoping he'll finally deliver the next big thing -- a wearable device.

By September 7, 2014