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Samsung introduced the Galaxy S4 at a Broadway-style event in New York.

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Samsung introduced the Galaxy S4 at a Broadway-style event in New York.

Samsung’s Galaxy S4 Launch Was From Another Planet

Gadget makers tend to go over-the-top with their product launches, but Samsung Electronics was in another galaxy tonight. The Korean tech company brought in Broadway performers for a mammoth production at New York’s iconic Radio City Music Hall, which seats...

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After selling off assets, New York Times Co. is left with two chiefs tasked with managing its finances.

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After selling off assets, New York Times Co. is left with two chiefs tasked with managing its finances.

The New York Times Has Two Chief Financial Officers

(Update: New York Times Co. reorganized its staff the day after this story published to eliminate the redundant CFO positions.) New York Times Co. has too many people at the top. After it sells the Boston Globe, the company will...

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Photograph by Julian Stratenschulte/AP Photo

Forget the Batphone. Here Comes the Merkelphone

German Chancellor Angela Merkel is getting a new phone. In fact, she’s buying almost 10,000 of them, for something in the neighborhood of $31 million. This summer, the German government will get the first of about 9,600 hack-proof handsets. The...

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The Inner Balance app coaches you through breathing exercises designed to reduce stress.

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The Inner Balance app coaches you through breathing exercises designed to reduce stress.

Inner Balance Promises Stress Relief for IPhoners: Rich Jaroslovsky

In a classic “Seinfeld” episode, George’s father adopts what’s supposed to be a stress-reduction technique. Except that, instead of reciting it softly to himself, he bellows to the rafters: “Serenity now!” The Inner Balance Trainer is a $99 device from...

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The New York Times is hoping to attract young readers by meeting them where they hang out.

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The New York Times is hoping to attract young readers by meeting them where they hang out.

Hey Kids, Forget Netflix! Come Party With The New York Times

The New York Times has plenty of paying readers, about 1.61 million as of September. But if there’s something the Times wants more than paying readers, it’s young paying readers. It wants kids out of college willing to plunk down a few bucks...

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Yuri Milner, co-founder of investment firm Digital Sky Technologies, predicted three websites that will survive until 2113.

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Yuri Milner, co-founder of investment firm Digital Sky Technologies, predicted three websites that will survive until 2113.

Three Websites That Will Last 100 Years: Yuri Milner Predicts

Yuri Milner, the Russian investor whose early bet on Facebook made him a billionaire, thinks three websites will endure for 100 years. Not surprisingly, the world’s largest social network was one of them. The other two he named are Google...

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Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, who died today, championed a mobile phone called the Vergatario.

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Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, who died today, championed a mobile phone called the Vergatario.

Hugo Chavez: Known for Mobilizing Country, But Not His Mobile Phone

Hugo Chavez, who died today, will be remembered as the socialist who transformed Venezuelan politics and helped mobilize his country with anti-American rhetoric. However, his bizarre misadventures in the mobile-phone industry will probably not make it into the history books. In...

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LivesOn.org promises that ”when your heart stops beating, you’ll keep tweeting.”

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LivesOn.org promises that ”when your heart stops beating, you’ll keep tweeting.”

Tweet in Peace: LivesOn Keeps Twitter Feed Alive Even If You Aren’t

For some there might be no finer way to spend the afterlife than insulting TV presenter Piers Morgan. Dave Bedwood, a 38-year-old Briton, says he can help you do just that. Almost 7,000 people have signed up for LivesOn.org, which promises that ”when...

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