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The Web at 25: Out of the ashes and onto the Friendster

In part 3 of his four-part series reflecting on a life lived largely on the Web, Crave's Eric Mack recalls fleeing the dot-com bust fallout for Alaska, only to be drawn back to a digital world that was growing up fast.

By March 12, 2014

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Ashes Cricket 2013 so hilariously buggy it's pulled from sale

The Ashes Cricket 2013 game has been pulled from sale just days after its release -- see just how abysmal it is right here.

By November 29, 2013

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Testing airline safety with the help of a fake ash cloud

Engineers from easyJet and Airbus create an artificial ash cloud to test a sensor that could help avoid massive airspace closures after a volcanic eruption.

By November 14, 2013

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Newkia aims to rise from Nokia's ashes on Android wings

Singapore-based Newkia was formed the day the $7.2 billion Microsoft-Nokia deal was announced, with the goal of acquiring Nokia employees and know-how.

By September 5, 2013

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Watch an explosive volcanic eruption in Papua New Guinea

An Australian holidaymaker in Papua New Guinea captured an explosive volcanic eruption on camera -- complete with sonic boom.

By September 7, 2014

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Vexed in the city: Benioff says it's time to listen to the dissenters (Q&A)

As tech reshapes San Francisco, Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff argues for a broader civic dialogue and says philanthropy offers a way to unite a city riven by increasing social discord.

By August 21, 2014

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Vexed in the city: Tech's fraught transformation of San Francisco 2014

The city once known for the summer of love is now dealing with a different kind of emotion. An influx of thousands of techies is feeding an unprecedented economic boom -- and generating a whole lot of angst.

By August 20, 2014

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Alleged Comcast customer service handbook: 'Take Control'

The release of a handbook purportedly given to customer-retention agents reveals an intense series of steps to stop customers from leaving.

By August 5, 2014

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How Microsoft's Cortana came by its human touch

Microsoft's Sogol Malekzadeh talks about her journey from artist in Iran to designer who helped create Windows Phone's marquee virtual assistant.

By July 21, 2014

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iPunch smart combat gloves power up your fist

Think you can throw down with the best of them? These smart boxing gloves tell the truth, then work with an app to get you in fighting form.

By July 1, 2014