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Fired Yahoo COO De Castro made more than Marissa

Henrique De Castro has sailed away from the company on one of the biggest golden parachute packages ever. And apart from that, his total compensation was reportedly larger than even Yahoo CEO Mayer's.

By Jan. 18, 2014

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Xiaomi Wi-Fi router makes 'some assembly required' a perk, not a problem

A new 802.11ac Wi-Fi router comes in a wooden box and includes a screwdriver and antistatic gloves to help customers put it together -- and perhaps to feel more attached to the product.

By Dec. 16, 2013

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Family Truckster carries real Griswolds on a new vacation

"National Lampoon's Vacation" comes to life when a real Griswolds family hops into a Family Truckster and goes to Disney World.

By Jul. 30, 2013

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PS4 buyers reporting 'Blue Light of Death' out of the box

The PlayStation 4's first weekend in the US has been plagued with users whose new consoles either didn't work at all or crashed after booting.

By Nov. 17, 2013

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My life with a curved TV: Day 1

On Monday, Samsung's curved LED LCD TV arrived at my house, temporarily replacing my beloved flat plasma. My family and I will be living with it for a couple months. Here's what we thought after one day.

By May. 13, 2014

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iPad debut gets 'warm' reception in Ginza

The new iPad was in demand in Tokyo, though ZDNet had one ominous thing to say after using the iPad for about 10 minutes.

By Mar. 16, 2012

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The long road to a billion users

Windows got there, and Facebook did it faster. Asymco analyst Horace Dediu handicaps the high-tech aspirants to the truly high-volume threshold.

By Jan. 16, 2013

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Apple's 'Twiggy Mac' comes back to life

Three decades after Apple's Macintosh was born, a prototype machine with a 5.25-inch "Twiggy" floppy-disk drive gets fired up in front of members of the original Mac development team.

By Sep. 12, 2013

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Grab Scrivener before writing that book

To coincide with National Novel Writing Month, the development team behind Scrivener has released the public beta of its software for Windows.

By Oct. 31, 2010

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Social media notes on the 12-12-12 Concert

#121212concert, the all-star fundraiser for Superstorm Sandy relief, was jam-packed with social elements.

By Dec. 13, 2012