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Booth babes and burlesque: Tech's tiresome little secret

With Mobile World Congress around the corner, Natasha takes exception to Microsoft's burlesque-themed MWC party.

By Feb. 20, 2012

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The bar that won't let you in unless you're a Facebook friend

A Stockton, Calif., bar owner is fed up with undesirables. So he won't let you in after 9 p.m. unless he's already vetted you on Facebook.

By Aug. 23, 2013

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Microsoft apologises for 'sexist' Xbox One ad, takes it down

Here we go again: Microsoft has apologised, and taken down a promo for the Xbox One that was criticised as sexist.

By Nov. 30, 2013

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The Mk3 Range Rover was a game changer

The third-generation Range Rover was, in my mind, one of the most influential cars to ever hit the road. The Mk3, or LR322, was made for 10 years and was one of the most rubber-faced cars you could ever hope to drive.

By Sep. 26, 2013

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Microsoft apologises for 'big boobs' software code

Microsoft has gone on the defensive after it emerged that some of its software code contained a reference to breasts.

By Jul. 21, 2012

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Microsoft apologises for godawful song and dance routine

To show off updates to its Windows Azure cloud computing platform, Microsoft hired a load of dancing girls. A PR disaster ensued.

By Jun. 10, 2012

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Do as the dominatrix says: Why Amazon is 'king of the kinky wish list'

Shopping fetishes take on a whole new meaning when dominatrixes and their subs turn to Amazon, and gift-buying provides an expression of desire -- as well as punishment.

By Mar. 28, 2014

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Confessions of a former booth babe

Another tech show, another fracas over sexism. You know how this could have been avoided? By not having booth babes at all, that's how.

By Jun. 16, 2012

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Sexism and the single hacker: Defcon's feminist moment

Complaints about sexual harassment at the world's largest hacker conference prompt discussion about treatment of women in a largely male security community.

By Aug. 17, 2012

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The 404 1,012: Where we bring our Ella, Ella (podcast)

Leaked from today's rundown: our guest is Ella Morton, former editor at CNET currently working on a book with Atlas Obscura. We'll discuss her visit to Sesame Street, RecordSetter.com, burlesque, and more!

By Mar. 16, 2012