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Global PC sales flat as consumers eye new gadgets

July 12, 2012

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Worldwide sales of personal computers fell 0.1 percent in the second quarter of the year as consumers turned their attention to newer gadgets like tablets, a survey showed Wednesday. The quarterly report from research firm Gartner showed PC shipments, excluding tablet computers, totaled 87.5 million units in the second quarter of 2012, a small drop […]

Motorcycle racer celebrates one lap too soon

July 12, 2012

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he auto-racing equivalent to spiking the football at the 5-yard line occurred in hilarious– yet tragic — fashion at the Italian CIV championship motorcycle race. Riccardo Russo of Yamaha Team Italia SFI was leading by about three bike lengths as he crossed the start-finish line of the Stock 600 at the Mugello Circuit, then hoisted […]