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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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Homeless, wearing GoPros, capture 'life as it is rarely seen'

A San Francisco project outfits homeless volunteers with personal camera rigs for shooting first-person footage of daily life. "The goal is to build empathy," Homeless GoPro says.

By September 16, 2014

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Push for Pizza app a Silicon Valley triumph

An app that tackles one of the world's most pressing problems has arrived. Now, with a simple few taps, you too can realize what it's like to live in the year 2014.

By August 5, 2014

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Microsoft's mobile OS and phone future at a crossroads -- again (Smartphones Unlocked)

In buying Nokia's phone division, Microsoft has suddenly taken on a role it's never played before: being a phone-maker. As a hardware and OS challenger to Android and iOS devices, there's much at stake as Redmond roars ahead.

By July 9, 2014

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This startup wants to mail you quarters (really)

Washboard wants to help you get your laundry done by sending you quarters, which is just as ridiculous as the 25-year-old "Saturday Night Live" joke about a bank that just makes change.

By June 21, 2014

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This 3D-printed three-sided die is a work of modern art

If you're a dice completist, then you might want to add this beautiful three-sided die to your collection of rolling numbered objects.

By June 19, 2014

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Mozilla under fire: Fighting for Firefox

There's nothing quite like Mozilla in the tech world. Over a 16-year history, it's combined a do-good philosophical ethos with Silicon Valley competitiveness. Here's its history.

By June 13, 2014