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Dropbox outage sparked by buggy server upgrade

A planned server maintenance job went awry because of a "subtle bug" in an upgrade script - but users' files were never at risk, the company says.

By Jan. 13, 2014

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Debate sparked about benchmark for Intel, ARM chips

An analyst raises questions about a benchmark for the Intel and ARM chips that go into smartphones.

By Jul. 11, 2013

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Stunning auroras sparked by solar flare

"Glowing green and red, shimmering hypnotically across the night sky, the aurora borealis is a wonder to behold," says NASA Science's Tony Phillips.

By Mar. 7, 2012

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Sparked: Volunteer work, right in your cubicle

Sparked, a recently rebranded version of The Extraordinaries, crowdsources volunteer work so employees can contribute to causes right from the office.

By Jun. 3, 2011

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Feud-sparked Net outage ends

By Oct. 7, 2005

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IRS explains how to do taxes for your bitcoin

In a new FAQ, the Internal Revenue Services explains that the digital currency should be considered property for your tax purposes.

By Mar. 25, 2014

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NASA captures footage of enormous solar flare

A new video shows a burst of light leaping off the sun that is so massive the space agency gives it an X-class rating, which denotes the most intense of all flares.

By Feb. 26, 2014

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Appeals court orders YouTube to take down anti-Islamic film

Court orders "Innocence of Muslims," the controversial film that ignited international protest, to be removed from Google's video service.

By Feb. 26, 2014

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Amazon introduces $40 Fire Game Controller

During its video-streaming device unveiling, the company throws in its long-rumored game controller.

By Apr. 2, 2014

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Anonymous' 'Million Mask March' goes global

With 450 cities on the roster, the hacking collective takes its online protests to the streets.

By Nov. 5, 2013