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GTA V spurs 27% gain in overall game spending

The game industry rakes in over $1 billion in revenue in September, getting "a much needed shot in the arm" from the latest Grand Theft Auto, says NPD.

By Oct. 18, 2013

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Google Glass spurs privacy questions from Congress

Several congressional members send a letter to Google CEO Larry Page about concerns such as whether Google will use facial recognition technology with Glass.

By May. 16, 2013

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Pope Francis spurs hundreds of domain name registrations

Just hours after the world's new Roman Catholic leader is named, more than 600 domain names are registered at GoDaddy with keywords such as Pope, Bergoglio, and Habemus Papam.

By Mar. 13, 2013

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Google Glass spurs battle for eyeballs

Amazon may have its eyes on a phone, but other gadget makers have sights set on computerized eyeware -- riding the coattails of the Google Glass buzz.

By Jul. 6, 2012

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Google Glass spurs battle for eyeballs

Amazon may have its eyes on a phone, but other gadget makers have sights set on computerized eyeware -- riding the coattails of Google Glass buzz.

By Jul. 6, 2012

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Foxconn riot spurs pledge on overtime pay

The Chinese company says that it will make overtime payments as it promised, and that it doesn't expect the melee to impact iPhone 5 shipments.

By Sep. 26, 2012

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High-tech bandage spurs blood vessel growth

Called a "microvascular stamp," the bandage contains cells that encourage the growth of damaged tissue in specific patterns.

By Dec. 21, 2011

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Free shipping spurs e-commerce momentum

ComScore's data--along with other information from IBM's CoreMetrics and from ShopperTrak--will likely contribute to the clicks-killing-bricks argument for retail.

By Dec. 5, 2011

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Lost iPhone prototype spurs legal action (roundup)

First, it was all about details of a purported "iPhone 4G." Then the saga of how Gizmodo got that device exploded into a criminal investigation and questioning of the role of journalists.

By May. 14, 2010

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Beyonc&#233 pregnancy spurs tweets-per-second record

The pop star's big news spawns 8,868 tweets per second at one point over the weekend, easily besting those sent about Hurricane Irene.

By Aug. 30, 2011