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1984

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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

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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

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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 Feb. 28, 2012

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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 Nov. 8, 2011

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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 Jul. 17, 2009

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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 Jul. 17, 2009

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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 Feb. 5, 2011

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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 Dec. 17, 2010

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Exercise like it's 1984

Adidas "Micropacers" were ahead of their time with built-in fitness technologies.

By Mar. 3, 2008

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

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

By Oct. 22, 2010