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iPhone electrocutes bride-to-be, Galaxy S4 injures teen

A couple of recent incidents have seen damaged smart phones injuring a Swiss teenager and killing a Chinese iPhone owner.

By July 16, 2013


Love 'Princess Bride'? So does movie-quoting Twitter robot

If you tweet famous lines from films like "The Princess Bride" or "Ghostbusters," there's a good chance you'll get an instant reply from Emeraq with another line from the same film. You'd be surprised how often it happens.

By December 14, 2011


Here comes the bride, all dressed in--toilet paper?

In an ode to flushable fashion, winners of the 2011 Toilet Paper Wedding Dress Contest weave two-ply magic. Just don't squeeze the Charmin.

By July 8, 2011


Bride and groom send video game invitation

Instead of the usual embossed cards with italics, an engaged couple decide the more modern way to invite wedding guests is to send them a video game.

By March 3, 2010


Heartless Web scam leaves brides at the altar

A bridal show scheduled this week in Boston turns out to be a mean-spirited Web scam. The fraudsters may have made off with more than $100,000.

By March 1, 2010


Here comes the cybernetic bride

Japan demonstrates its playful approach to technology and robotics by showing off an android bride at a fashion show by designer Yumi Katsura in Osaka.

By July 22, 2009


Huawei Android: Bride of iPhone

Chinese electronics manufacturer Huawei is joining the Android onslaught with a phone that looks eerily like a certain popular smartphone in market already.

By February 16, 2009


Skype's newest feature: Mail-order brides

Skype's newest spam is an insta-wife, perfect for the lonely traveler.

By November 14, 2008


McBride outlines SCO's lawsuit strategy

SCO Group CEO Darl McBride sits down Face to Face with ZDNet Editor in Chief Dan Farber at Sand Hill Group's Software 2004 conference in San Francisco. McBride spoke openly about the ongoing battle over SCO's Unix intellectual property and provided some background on the new lawsuit.

November 1, 2007


September iPhone 5? October iPhone 5? Why it doesn't matter

Like brides waiting for a proposal, pundits speculate as to when the magical date of a new iPhone might be. But what matters less is the date. What matters more is the show.

By August 14, 2011