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Plagued by Chrome crashes on your iPhone? Google's got a fix

An overhaul of Google's browser cuts crashes 70 percent, boosts performance -- and shows the difficulties of writing software under Apple's rules.

By January 27, 2016

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Ancient amber-entombed flea may hold bubonic plague secrets

Fossilized bacteria trapped with a flea from millions of years ago could have something to tell us about the history of the much-feared Black Death.

By September 30, 2015

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Hoverboard unboxing video ends in a fail of fire

The plague of hoverboard fires reaches a crescendo as an excited buyer's unboxing video goes south.

By January 13, 2016

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Apple iPhone 6 preorders start at midnight, but problems plague Apple Store, other sites

Advance orders began online at 12 a.m. PT on Friday, but the online Apple Store still wasn't back up two hours later. And some other preorder sites had hiccups, including Sprint and T-Mobile.

By September 12, 2014

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Survive the zombie apocalypse the DIY way with book for makers

When the zombie plague takes over the world, will you be ready? A new book called "The Maker's Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse" will show you how to survive.

By September 8, 2015

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Amazon announces original thriller about a social media plague

Amazon's third pilot season will include original thriller "Hysteria", starring Mena Suvari.

By July 1, 2014

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Lake in Turkey turns blood red

A lake in central Turkey called Tuz Golu turns bright red during the hot summer season, and it's not because of some biblical plague.

By July 23, 2015

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Crew safe as cooling system problem plagues Space Station

All on board are OK, but NASA says part of the ISS' cooling system has failed and the space agency is trying to figure out a solution.

By December 11, 2013

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Yahoo Mail redesign plagued with bugs

After its most recent redesign to look more like Gmail, Yahoo Mail users are parading a seemingly endless line of problems, including that it doesn't even send email.

By October 15, 2013

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NSA's new data center plagued by system failures

Series of blown circuits destroyed hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of gear and pushed back completion of National Security Agency's largest data center, says report.

By October 8, 2013