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Confessions of a smartphone thief

Almost 2 billion people around the world use smartphones -- typically worth hundreds of dollars a pop on the black market. A former smartphone thief explains their allure to street criminals.

By November 24, 2014

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Apple ad teases gamers, annoys gamers

Apple's latest ad, in which Justin Timberlake and Jimmy Fallon behave as you might expect gamers to, causes online ructions among some gaming devotees.

By November 25, 2014

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Gamer captains an amazing starship from his living room

Using a custom rig that includes three projectors, this gamer has transformed his gaming space into a full-sized cockpit for Elite: Dangerous.

By November 24, 2014

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Lego ends partnership with Shell over Greenpeace campaign

Lego has succumbed to pressure from Greenpeace over its long-term promotional contract with petroleum giant Shell.

By October 9, 2014

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Google rivals get help with antitrust campaign -- from Google

As European regulators ponder Google's fate in a probe into the search giant's business practices, a Yelp-led group of competitors takes to the company's Chrome store to make a point.

By October 9, 2014

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#X campaign goes viral to fight texting while driving

Social-media campaign aimed at discouraging people from texting behind the wheel has so far garnered more than 5 million pledges.

By September 23, 2014

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Skully extends Indiegogo campaign for motorcycle helmet

After raising nearly $2 million in a month with presales of its augmented-reality motorcycle helmet, Skully gives fans another 30 days to decide if they want its pricey protection.

By September 9, 2014

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Lego's deal with Shell drilled by well-oiled Greenpeace campaign

Averse to Lego's partnership with Shell, the environmental group posts a slick flick online that will make children's stomachs feel queasy.

By July 12, 2014

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Buzz Aldrin launches campaign for sharing moon-landing tales

One of history's most famous astronauts backs a social-media effort to collect stories about the Apollo 11 moon landing, and takes to Reddit to promote manned Mars missions.

By July 8, 2014

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Tomorrow Daily 091: Functioning Spider-Man gloves; a bloody, crazy Kickstarter; and more

On today's show, we check out a watch with a laser onboard, a bus powered by poop, breakthrough Spider-Man gloves that let the wearer scale a glass surface, and the (now-suspended) Blood Sport Kickstarter campaign.

By November 24, 2014