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Stamp-size thrusters could propel small satellites into space

Satellites the size of a Rubik's Cube could explore distant planets, thanks to tiny ion thrusters that could help reduce the cost of space missions.

By October 25, 2013

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iPhone 5 propels iOS ahead of Android on U.S. smartphones

During the 12 weeks ended October 28, Apple's iOS nabbed a 48.1 percent smartphone market share, compared to Android's 46.7 percent. But overseas, it's a different story.

By November 27, 2012

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Sikorsky S-97 helicopter shoots for speed with unusual design

It's not every day you see a helicopter that looks like this. But that unconventional rotor placement will help drive the S-97's exceptional speed.

By October 3, 2014

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Can an armadillo paper airplane fly? Autodesk says yes

Autodesk researchers have developed a Pteromys, a tool that lets anyone design a paper airplane that will fly, no matter how outlandish.

By August 9, 2014

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Volocopter: Sixteen propellers and one seat belt (pictures)

Winner of the AERO 2012 Lindbergh Prize for Innovation, E-volo is trying to change personal transportation with its multi-propeller aircraft designs.

8 Images By May 2, 2012

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iPhone propels Verizon subscriber growth as profit rises

Verizon added 501,000 net contract subscribers, likely driven by the continued popularity of the iPhone 4S. It sold 3.2 million iPhones, and 2.1 million 4G LTE smartphones.

By April 19, 2012

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Implantable device propels itself through bloodstream

New medical device, powered wirelessly via electromagnetic radio waves, could be used as a diagnostic or surgical tool.

By February 22, 2012

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iPhone 4S propels Apple to massive earnings

Apple posts its biggest quarter ever, fueled by record sales of the iPhone. It posts earnings of $46.33 billion and profits of $13.06 billion.

By January 24, 2012

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Aiaiai Capital headphones propel Danish design momentum

It's already been a great year for the Danish headphone designers over at Aiaiai, and it's about to get better. The company's TMA-1 DJ headphones recently earned a spot in an SFMOMA exhibit, and its latest headphones are garnering shrieks of schoolgirl glee from audiophiles who appreciate equal parts form and function.

By January 9, 2012

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Amazon delivery drones edge closer to reality

CEO Jeff Bezos tells shareholders that the company already flight-tested several generations of unmanned aerial vehicles and is in the design phase for future generations.

By April 10, 2014