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When it comes to fast computers, you might think your gaming PC is pretty slick, but the fastest supercomputers in the world will steal your CPU’s lunch money and leave your head spinning without even turning their fans on. Twice

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JPMorgan Chase & Co (JPM.N) will pay $136 million and reform its credit card collection practices as part of a joint state-federal settlement, U.S. state attorneys general and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau said on Wednesday. It will also pay

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October 16, 2004 God made the world in seven days for an undisclosed cost, and now man has recreated it for a steal. Artificial reality has taken on a whole new slant with developments in habitat and ecosystem creation by

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Never mind whether he can sing: Can Jake sell a joke? To everybody’s surprise, including maybe his own, Jake Gyllenhaal is appealingly funny and sweet in Encores’ semi-staged concert of the comic musical “Little Shop of Horrors” — playing City

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A new technology for “editing” defective genes has raised hopes for a future generation of medicines treating intractable diseases like cancer, cystic fibrosis and sickle-cell anemia. Such drugs could home in on a specific gene causing a disease, then snip

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PALO ALTO, Calif. — On the first day back to work after the death of Dave Goldberg, the chief executive of SurveyMonkey, employees at the Silicon Valley company gathered to mourn. “Let’s be upfront,” Bennett Porter, the head of marketing

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Yesterday at the Adirondack Park Agency’s regular monthly meeting in Ray Brook, N.Y., state officials formally unveiled a plan to split the historic rail corridor from Remsen to Lake Placid into two sections. The state Department of Conservation and the

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The man behind the world’s biggest IPO wants a do-over. Jack Ma is co-founder of Alibaba (BABA, Tech30), the Chinese e-commerce juggernaut. Ma said life was difficult for Alibaba even before his company shattered records with its stock market debut

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The inability of the Senate to agree to extend a key provision of the Patriot Act means the National Security Agency may no longer collect data on millions of Americans’ phone calls — the controversial program it has used for

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It is tempting to see Intel’s acquisition of Altera as simply the latest in a wave of consolidation in the semiconductor sector. But this deal is a bit different. After several starts and stops, Intel announced a deal Monday to

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