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String theory: Amazing video is made from one piece of yarn

A group of YouTube filmmakers rearranged a 25-foot-long piece of yarn 703 times. Why? Because art.

By May 16, 2015

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After a string of losses, Sony sees good times ahead for profit

The company lost 126 billion yen ($1.05 billion) in the fiscal year ended in March, but it expects to turn that around with a 140 billion yen profit next fiscal year.

By April 30, 2015

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Tyrone the Drone can spew spray paint, silly string and fire

Even though the Austin Police Department has grounded all drones at the South by Southwest festival, one vandal drone can be seen zooming around a design studio.

By March 16, 2015

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Rare iOS bug can cause text messages to crash your iPhone

But the message must contain a specific series of Arabic characters, so you're likely to receive it only as a prank. And there are ways to resolve the problem.

By May 27, 2015

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Delightful 'Thunderbirds' documentary goes behind the strings

Stand by for action! The new documentary "Filmed in Supermarionation" goes behind the strings of Gerry Anderson's puppet shows "Thunderbirds", "Captain Scarlet" and "Stingray".

By September 30, 2014

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Newest Apple-inspired product is...two cups and a string?

Apple fans who want only the finest in communications fidelity should skip the iCups, but Apple fans who want a good laugh will find plenty to like.

By September 11, 2014

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A new kind of string theory: The physics of playing guitar

A University of Oxford physicist has derived equations that describe how guitar techniques influence the pitch of a note.

By July 23, 2014

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Tidal vs. Spotify: My four weeks with Jay Z's streaming service

I gave Tidal a spin to see if its musician-centric business model could replace my Spotify subscription.

By May 6, 2015

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As Apple rises, so Samsung falls

Samsung's declining first-quarter financial results contrast sharply with those of Apple, but the drop in operating profit isn't as bad as it has been.

By April 28, 2015

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Taylor Swift is right: Spotify should lose its free music option

Spotify offers a free music tier that delivers a good portion of the service's paid subscription version. And that's exactly the problem.

By May 2, 2015