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stradivarius

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Google's 'pirates' tell Pixar-inspired stories to showcase tech

Regina Dugan of Google's skunkworks division gave an update on projects Ara and Tango, but it was a Disney-styled animation that stole the show at Google I/O.

By June 26, 2014

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Can technology improve the sound of 300-year-old violins?

The Audiophiliac discusses the state of the art of violin making with a master builder.

By May 1, 2013

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Lenovo dumps classic keyboard on new ThinkPad laptops

The new T-series ThinkPads offer a host of enhancements over the prior models. But the classic-style keyboard has been jettisoned in favor of the chiclet, or island-style, flavor.

By May 16, 2012

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Spider silk spun into superior violin strings

After 35 years of research, a Japanese scientist has discovered a way to create violin strings from spider silk — and the results are amazing.

By March 5, 2012

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PayPal dispute ends in destruction of violin

Buyer contests the authenticity of a purportedly rare violin, and the payment processor instructs him to smash it, raising the ire of the seller.

By January 4, 2012

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$1.9 million violin stolen: Great ad for Windows Phone?

World-renowned violinist Min-Jin Kym has her $1.9 million Stradivarius stolen in a sandwich shop. A shop worker says Kym and her companion were too busy staring into iPhones and computers to notice the theft.

By December 7, 2010

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A boombox that would bring Yo-Yo Ma to tears

Mashup with a double bass is a work of art--or something.

By May 5, 2008

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Music stand could make you a virtuoso

Digital stand turns sheet music, stores library of scores

By November 6, 2006