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'50s

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Retro '50s-style HDTV perfect for 'Leave it to Beaver' reruns

Seiki's new retro HDTV gives the illusion of a 1950s television set, but without the hassle of old technology.

By Sep. 16, 2013

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'Cygan' bot from '50s could fetch $18,000 at auction

Fond of retro robots? A monolithic Italian metal man built in 1957 will go up for auction at Christie's next month.

By Aug. 5, 2013

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iRetrofone turns iPhone into '50s desk accessory

If you thought the Novophone handset was cool, wait till you get a load of this totally retro iPhone base. But be prepared for sticker stock.

By May. 5, 2010

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Philco PC is part typewriter, part '50s TV

Pasadena, Calif.-based SchultzeWorks design studio has created a retro-styled re-imagining of the desktop PC based on an iconic 1950s TV brand.

By Dec. 16, 2009

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Music labels sue SiriusXM over unpaid royalties on oldies

The lawsuit accuses the satellite radio company of not paying royalties for music it plays that was recorded before 1972 when federal protections kicked in.

By Sep. 11, 2013

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Pandora sued by record labels for copyright infringement

Sony, Warner, and Universal argue that under state law, the music streaming service must pay license fees for songs recorded before 1972.

By Apr. 17, 2014

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Google Doodle sings praises for opera star Maria Callas

The late opera icon who died at the age of 53 would have been 90 years old on December 2.

By Dec. 2, 2013

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Classics corner: An introduction

Major Gav is a man of particular tastes. He's got a question for you: "Modern cars are rubbish, right?"

By Aug. 31, 2013

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GPS gets elderly couple stuck in mud for 2 days

A California couple wonders whether their GPS is sending them down the right road. It isn't. But they keep going anyway. Then they are mired.

By Oct. 2, 2013

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Facebook earnings: The kids are alright

Regardless of whether teens will someday shun the social network, Facebook's fourth quarter will likely glow thanks to mobile ads and Instagram.

By Jan. 28, 2014