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Use Cloak to avoid social-network frenemies in real life

The iPhone application, which bills itself as an antisocial network, alerts you when flagged Instagram and Foursquare "friends" are close by.

By Mar. 19, 2014

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Ex Microsoft staffer arrested for allegedly stealing Win 8 trade secrets

A former Microsoft employee has been charged with passing on Microsoft trade secrets involving Windows 8.

By Mar. 19, 2014

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When Woz personally delivers your Apple computer

Just posted to YouTube is a video of Steve Wozniak delivering a young girl's surprise iMac, because, well, surprise. Woz also admits that he sometimes calls people pretending to be Apple customer support, just for the fun of it.

By Mar. 31, 2014

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Free Xbox Live for a year when you buy Microsoft Office 365

Microsoft is offering a year's free Xbox Live to anyone buying Office 365.

By Jul. 19, 2013

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Bigfoot dead? Hunter plans to take Sasquatch corpse on tour

Texas hunter Rick Dyer recently posted new photos of "Hank" the Bigfoot, who he claims to have killed in 2012. Skeptics and fans can see the mythical body up close with a planned carcass tour.

By Jan. 10, 2014

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Microsoft invokes '90s nostalgia to tell you IE isn't '90s anymore

In a new ad, Microsoft tugs at the heartstrings of those who used to have illuminated sneakers and actually liked them.

By Jan. 24, 2013

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Should incest-warning app be a Facebook service?

Providing a sorely needed patch to a market gap, IslendingaApp shows you genes before you remove your jeans. It is, sadly, an Iceland-only service, but might it be expanded and developed by everyone's favorite site?

By Apr. 17, 2013

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Another U.S. general investigated for 'inappropriate' e-mails

Defense Department is reviewing thousands of pages of e-mails between the commander of forces in Afghanistan and a woman linked to Gen. David Petraeus' resignation last week.

By Nov. 12, 2012

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Woman accused of trying to sell fake Facebook stock

A woman allegedly claims that her daughter knows Mark Zuckerberg and happens to have been given $1 million of Facebook stock. She then allegedly tries to sell that stock.

By Feb. 5, 2012

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Thank you, Facebook: A way to demote annoying 'friends' on the sly

There's no chance of hurt feelings, but the upshot is that you'll see a lot less of their wonder-of-me moments in your News Feed every day.

By Mar. 22, 2012