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Marc Benioff's teenage affair with the Macintosh

guest post Six months after watching Apple's 1984 Super Bowl commercial, the 19-year-old future Salesforce.com CEO was a summer intern at Apple writing a sample game, "Raid on Armonk."

By Jan. 24, 2014


Petraeus e-mail affair highlights U.S. privacy law loopholes

Because of the wording of an obscure 1986 federal law, the former CIA director -- and the rest of Americans -- receive less privacy protection than we would for love letters stored under a mattress.

By Nov. 14, 2012


Sprint's iPhone 4S SIM unlock a limited affair

Plan to buy a Sprint iPhone 4S and use its unlocked Micro-SIM slot to avoid international roaming charges? Better act fast.

By Oct. 13, 2011


China paper blusters at Google amid hacking affair

The People's Daily, a mouthpiece for the government in Beijing, says that as "the international winds shift direction," Google might eventually find itself "sacrificed to politics."

By Jun. 6, 2011


Windows 95 to Windows 8: Microsoft's love affair with the Start menu

CNET editor Dong Ngo gives his thoughts on Windows 8's Start screen and Microsoft's creativity, and lack thereof, via the implementation of the Start menu.

By Sep. 26, 2011


Olympic timing a high-tech affair

Long gone are the days of timers with stopwatches. Now it's a combination of light sensors, transponders, GPS, and more. CNET's Ina Fried has a look at all the tech that goes into scoring the Winter Games.

By Feb. 22, 2010


Will 'American Idol' be wrecked by Auto-Tune affair?

News that Auto-Tune was reportedly used to alter act on most recent edition of Britain's "X-Factor" show could mean lost trust for all singing reality shows.

By Aug. 25, 2010


Smooth landing in wacky JetBlue job-quit affair?

Steven Slater, a JetBlue flight attendant who quit his job by jumping off a plane's emergency slide with a beer in hand, has become an Internet hero. How did JetBlue handle it?

By Aug. 11, 2010


This Day in Tech: LulzSec hacks U.S. Senate site; Man gets sued after tweeting about wife's affair

Too busy to keep up with the tech news? Here are some of the more interesting stories from CNET for Thursday, June 16.

By Jun. 16, 2011


Wife claims cell phone company exposed her affair

Woman sues Canadian provider after it consolidates her cell phone bill with her husband's landline and Internet bill, revealing details of her calls.

By May. 18, 2010