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Tragic. Just tragic. It seems like just yesterday we were dashing to our local Kmart in hopes of securing one of the hottest, most demanded products on the market. First, it was the $99 GenBook, and days later, it was the Gentouch 78. Now, it appears that neither of those absolutely astounding pi...

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July 7, 2011 at 7:03PM
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There's more sad news out of Japan this morning, we're afraid -- Sony is reporting that former chairman Norio Ohga passed away in Tokyo yesterday from multiple organ failure. He was 81. You may not personally remember a Sony under his reign -- Ohga directly helmed the company from 1982 to 1995 after...

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We'll admit, Pierre-Gilles de Gennes didn't exactly get the ongoing credit he deserved for spearheading discoveries that gave us the liquid crystal display, and it's with regret that we convey the news that he has indeed passed away at 74. Pierre-Gilles was born in Paris where he graduated from the ...

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Well here we go again. Reuters is reporting that a Chinese gamer has died after a "marathon," weeklong gaming session. The 26-year-old apparently collapsed on Saturday after he spent the entire week before (he'd been on break because of the Lunar New Year's celebration) playing an unidentified onlin...

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