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Rotel's stereo integrated amp is high-end but not absurdly high-priced

The Audiophiliac found a lot to like about the new Rotel RA-1570 amp, for hi-fi and stereo home theater applications.

By January 5, 2014

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Lawmakers lambaste Apple's tax strategy as 'an absurdity'

As CEO Tim Cook prepares to testify before a congressional subcommittee, senators portray Apple as having exploited tax loopholes to escape paying its fair share.

By May 21, 2013

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Mike Myers, as Dr. Evil, mocks Sony and North Korea on SNL

Both the corporation and the nation have given evil organizations a bad name, says the comically malevolent doctor.

By December 21, 2014

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This contraption turns Coca-Cola into pure drinking water

Launched during Dutch Design Week, "The Real Thing" wants you to think about a world where it can be easier to get a coke than clean water.

By November 4, 2014

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So KFC Japan has a fried-chicken iPhone case, too

Not satisfied with the weirdness of a fried-chicken keyboard, KFC Japan unveils a giant drumstick of an iPhone case.

By September 25, 2014

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Apple's Irish tax strategy gets EU scrutiny, report says

The company is able to save boatloads of cash in taxes each year by funneling money to its Irish subsidiary. And now the EU wants to dig deeper into that practice.

By June 11, 2014

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Microsoft fights US warrant for customer data stored overseas

Company says demand for emails stored in Ireland violates foreign sovereignty, erodes trust in US firms. US says it's essential for crime fighting.

By June 11, 2014

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Uncanny X-Men get the artistic treatment

Together with a bunch of his artist friends, total legend Brandon Bird has created a gallery exhibition, based on an Uncanny X-Men colouring book.

By May 26, 2014

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See Conan O'Brien act clueless about yet another video game

Watch Dogs is set to hit consoles on May 27, and self-proclaimed "Clueless Gamer" Conan O'Brien has your worldwide exclusive first-look at the game. Catch it here.

By May 23, 2014

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Mindless retweeting is the target for artist's fib-producing 'Factbot'

Eric Drass' Factbot cooks up bogus "facts," attaches pix to create "nice meme-type image-and-text" combos, then Tweets them to see how they spread. Drass wants us to question our "reality tunnels."

By April 10, 2014