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Gold Demand Tumbles as Price Steadies

Global gold demand fell sharply in the second quarter as prices steadied following exceptional circumstances in the same period last year, a report shows.

How Steve Jobs Got the iPhone Into Japan

To break into the Japanese market, Steve Jobs took a chance on a self-made billionaire who had a crude drawing of an iPod phone and no mobile carrier to speak of.

Bitcoin Exchange Mt. Gox Goes Dark

The website of major bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox goes offline amid reports it suffered a debilitating theft, a setback for efforts to gain legitimacy for the virtual currency.