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A new 'Harry Potter' story will unfold on Halloween

J.K. Rowling's Pottermore site reveals that a new short story focused on the mischievously malicious Dolores Umbridge will debut for free this Halloween.

By October 24, 2014

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Jony Ive biography offers peek into Apple's secretive design lab

A new book by the editor of Cult of Mac gives readers a glimpse into Apple's vaunted industrial design group.

By November 14, 2013

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That Apple TV set: Wait till ... the year after next year?

Piper Jaffray's Gene Munster insists that the evidence points to an Apple television in the offing, a phenomenon that is "quite possible in 2016."

By September 24, 2014

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Hello Kitty is not a cat?

Thanks to an anthropologist's unusual discovery, the iconic cartoon character is considered by some to be a girl, not a cat. Even Sanrio spokespeople can't quite agree. Goodbye, Kitty. Hello...what exactly?

By August 28, 2014

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Apple v. Samsung -- Sorry, but it's not over yet

The smartphone giants settled their patent suits outside the US. But that may mean they'll pay even more attention to Apple's home turf.

By August 6, 2014

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Studio Ghibli considering end of feature films

Studio Ghibli general manager Toshio Suzuki has admitted on Japanese television that the animation house may be closing operations on feature films, only remaining open for freelance work.

By August 3, 2014

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A one-percenter from Facebook: Status quo needs to change (Q&A)

Former Facebook exec Chamath Palihapitiya grew up on welfare but caught a lucky break. He has an idea how the tech industry can help people -- and profit everyone concerned.

By June 15, 2014

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Richie Rich, your $1 million gold bike has arrived

The most extreme thing about this extreme mountain bike is its extreme price tag. How extreme? A million dollars extreme.

By June 6, 2014

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Edward Snowden stars in a comic book

Whistleblower Edward Snowden's life is laid out in illustrated form. The writer discusses what surprised her most about Snowden and how she tried to remain objective.

By June 3, 2014

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​Great people make great sites

Some of the most innovative sites are the result of a single person with a good idea and the drive to see it through (plus a little help from their friends).

By May 30, 2014