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Supreme Court invokes '1984' fears with GPS car tracking

But a government lawyer argues that Fourth Amendment expectations of privacy do not automatically extend to cars on public roadways, in a case stemming from the police tracking of a suspected drug dealer.

By November 8, 2011


Steve Jobs appears in 1984 Ghostbusters spoof video

Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak appear in a 1984 Ghostbusters spoof showing Apple as 'Blue Busters', taking down the mighty IBM.

By May 11, 2012


Steve Jobs mocked in anti-gay marriage '1984' spoof

Apple approves, then removes, an app from an organization opposed to gay marriage. Group retaliates by creating a "1984" ad featuring Jobs as Big Brother.

By December 17, 2010


Steve Jobs is US president in 1984 Apple video

In 1984, Apple boss Steve Jobs took on the role of US president for a spoof video to motivate Apple staff against IBM.

By May 4, 2012


Why the Mac App Store won't really be like '1984'

Don't fear the Mac App Store...at least, not yet.

By October 22, 2010


Santorum goes all Apple 1984 with new ad

Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum goes back to the future with a new political ad based on Apple's famous 1984 Superbowl commercial.

By February 28, 2012


Making sense of the '1984' Kindle kerfuffle

Amazon remotely deleted pirated copies of "1984" and "Animal Farm" it unintentionally sold to Kindle owners, and suddenly everyone from CNET to The New York Times is in an uproar.

By July 17, 2009


Amazon recalls (and embodies) Orwell's '1984'

In a widely criticized move, the retailer has reportedly taken back copies of two electronic books after the publisher decided it no longer wanted to sell the e-books.

By July 17, 2009


Motorola's new 15 seconds of anti-Apple 1984 ad

Earlier this week, Motorola released a teaser for an anti-Apple, anti-Big Brother Xoom ad to run during Sunday's big game. Now the company releases 15 seconds of the real thing.

By February 5, 2011


Remembering the '1984' Super Bowl Mac ad

Twenty-five years ago, the landmark commercial paved the way for big-budget television advertisements and brought Apple into the mainstream.

By January 23, 2009