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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 Mar. 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 Nov. 29, 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 Sep. 5, 2013

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Ancient d20 die emerges from the ashes of time

Many centuries before Dungeons & Dragons was even a glimmer in the eye of Gary Gygax, ancient Egyptians were rolling a d20 die.

By Nov. 9, 2012

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AshPoopie turns doggie doo into ashes

The AshPoopie is a souped-up pooper scooper that incinerates offending doggie doo and turns it into sterile, smell-free ash.

By Oct. 10, 2011

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Man's ashes laid to rest in computer

A man who seems to have been something of a geek is cremated and then his ashes are placed in a SPARCstation box, together with mementos from his family and friends.

By Oct. 2, 2009

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Commodore 64 rises from the ashes (sort of)

Phoenix debuts, recapturing "computer in a keyboard" design of classic 1982 model.

By Jun. 2, 2010

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Robot 'suicide' after becoming tired of housework?

An Austrian cleaning robot allegedly immolates itself on a kitchen hotplate. Because, you know, housework.

By Nov. 13, 2013

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Send off Windows XP by blowing it up with Microsoft's help

From the good-sport department, Microsoft takes a shot at itself with a Web game that encourages players to send Windows XP back to the early naughts, permanently.

By Apr. 11, 2014

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The Web at 25: How it won the White House -- and won me back

In the fourth and final installment of his series celebrating 25 years of the Web, Crave's Eric Mack returns to the Web from the wilderness after spending some time exploring the dark side of the Force, er, politics.

By Mar. 13, 2014