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Google Wallet chief Osama Bedier leaves company

Bedier left eBay's PayPal in 2011 to take over the mobile payments initiative -- a move that lead to allegations of trade-secret theft.

By May 8, 2013


The history of the Predator, the drone that changed the world (Q&A)

Longtime Pentagon correspondent Richard Whittle investigated the unmanned aircraft that gave the military the ability to attack targets from the other side of the world. He talked to CNET about the drone.

By September 20, 2014


Casey Anthony tops Osama Bin Laden on Bing Search

The Microsoft search engine, in its annual list of top queries, also finds that Xbox topped iPad among consumer electronics requests, though the company tallied queries for iPad and iPad 2 separately.

By November 28, 2011


Coin delays product launch until spring 2015 as questions remain

The startup behind a smart electronic device that stores credit and debit cards will offer a beta program for 10,000 customers.

By August 22, 2014


Kim Jung Un gets down in viral video, North Korea gets fumed

The Dear Leader busts out some serious dance and combat moves in a Chinese-made video that's got (almost) everyone laughing.

By July 24, 2014


Sony Pictures buys film rights to Greenwald's book on Snowden, NSA

"Zero Dark Thirty" maker nabs rights to Glenn Greenwald's look at working with Edward Snowden to reveal reach of NSA.

By May 14, 2014


Twittering teen arrested after 'joke' terror threat to American Airlines

A teen tweets at American Airlines that she's from Afghanistan, a member of al-Qaeda, and is "gonna do something really big." The airline responds forcefully. The teen is frightened, then arrested.

By April 14, 2014


Ep. 1460: Twitter breaks the Osama Bin Laden news!

Twitter shines in another moment for citizen journalism and the internet. And then there's that guy who live-tweeted the whole raid, without knowing about it. Sony officially apologizes for the PSN outage and they're giving back to the users, but is it enough? And we "Like" what the BOL Menu is serving.

By May 11, 2011


Osama Bin Laden links to spam

Pandora offers comedy clips, Facebook and Google want Skype, and spammers are capitalizing on Osama bin Laden's death!

By May 5, 2011


Twitter's Osama correspondent spreads his wit

Sohaib Ahtar, the man who unwittingly first tweeted news of the raid on Osama bin Laden in Abbottabad, is providing excellent and witty commentary from the scene.

By May 3, 2011