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Custom action figures mix 'Star Wars' with Russ Meyer

Comic actor Patton Oswalt commissioned an action figure series from the legendary Sillof. The result is "Faster, Empire! Strike! Strike!"

By April 10, 2013

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SNL's Seth Meyers pours cold water on Kindle Fire

Amazon's new Kindle Fire is clearly important enough to deserve a joke on "Saturday Night Live." It doesn't come out too well.

By October 2, 2011

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Report: AMD's Meyer fired over failure to target mobile devices

Ousted CEO found himself at odds with the board because of his lack of strategy and interest in pursuing a market in tablets and other mobile devices, according to The Wall Street Journal.

By January 12, 2011

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Meyer axed as AMD's chip strategy founders

In some important market segments, Advanced Micro Devices' chip strategy was not promising. But whether this had anything to do with the CEO's ouster, is not clear.

By January 10, 2011

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Google fighting German plan for linking fee

Company kicks off a campaign against German government proposals that would force search engines to pay a copyright fee every time they bring up a snippet of a news story in results.

By November 27, 2012

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Researchers, Lego robot test Internet protocol for space

NASA and the European Space Agency have successfully tested something called the Disruption Tolerant Networking (DTN) protocol, which they hope will provide Internet-like communications in space.

By November 9, 2012

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Microsoft app syncs Windows 8, Windows Phone 8

The companion app, published just ahead of today's big Windows Phone 8 event, lets you sync devices running the phone OS with laptops and tablets running Windows 8 or RT.

By October 29, 2012

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Intel reportedly brings Android 4.1 Jelly Bean to x86 phones

IDG says the chipmaker has Android 4.1 working on its architecture, although it is unclear when those who have picked up handsets such as the Orange San Diego will get the upgrade.

By September 13, 2012

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Windows Phone 8 clings to secrecy

Microsoft is accepting requests for the Windows Phone 8 SDK, but only from a select few developers. The rest will have to endure a "cruel" wait.

By September 13, 2012

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U.S. representatives take on patent trolls with SHIELD Act

A bipartisan bill in Congress aims to bring in a "loser pays" system for software and hardware patent lawsuits, to protect startups from companies that want to force settlements through the threat of high legal bills.

By August 2, 2012