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Report: EA buys Shawn Fanning's Rupture for $30 million

After years known mostly for creating Napster, Fanning may finally have hit the financial jackpot.

By May 8, 2008

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Poll: Who or what was behind the undersea cable rupture?

CNET News.com asks readers what they think was the cause of the cut to three undersea cables that knocked out data services to parts of the Middle East and Asia.

By February 7, 2008

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Eerie sounds of Earth's rupture

By July 21, 2005

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What happens to the unprotected human body in space?

As demonstrated by the ailments that plague ISS astronauts returning to Earth, we're simply not built for space. What would happen to a human fired out of an airlock?

By July 27, 2014

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For $110, this man built an earthquake warning system

A professor at UC Berkeley (in California's earthquake country) has created a prototype device that warns of pending quake-related rumbles and could be installed as easily as a home fire alarm.

By September 8, 2014

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Galaxy Note 3 to have whopping 5.9-inch screen, report hints

Start exercising your palms now -- fresh reports suggest Samsung's making a gigantic mobile for later this year.

By March 8, 2013

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More HP notebook batteries recalled

Since the original 2009 recall and an expansion last year, more incidents of batteries overheating and resulting in injury or property damage have been reported, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission.

By May 31, 2011

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Lockheed laser weapon hits its mark again

In a series of tests, the prototype ADAM system destroys a number of targets that the defense contractor describes as "free-flying Qassam-like rockets."

By May 8, 2013

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Gadget, heal thyself

Engineers at the University of Illinois demonstrate self-healing electrical circuits that hold promise for electronic devices with improved reliability and longer lives.

By December 21, 2011

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SpaceX overcomes thruster problems with cargo ship

After more than six hours of suspense, engineers are optimistic they've resolved trouble with thrusters on the Dragon cargo ship, clearing the way for a rendezvous with the International Space Station.

By March 1, 2013