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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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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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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

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iPhone 5 shares its thoughts about its September 12 debut

If the iPhone 5 were to reflect on the future, it might say, "I know I will go down in history as the best selling phone of all time. I just worry that my successor, iPhone 6, may not have it so easy."

By Sep. 13, 2012