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John Oliver compares cable companies to drug cartels

In a blistering 13-minute disquisition on Net neutrality, the HBO comedian asks Web trolls to intervene.

By June 2, 2014

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B.O.B. and Big Boi talk Army of Two: The Devil's Cartel.

Rappers Big Boi and B.O.B. dropped by The 404 studio to tell us about their involvement with EA's Army of Two: The Devil's Cartel.

By March 20, 2013

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Philips comes full circle with massive bet on lighting and health-tech

The 123-year-old Dutch company has ruthlessly cut ties with TV, audio, and the categories that have made it most famous. Can an ageing population put this venerable firm back on top?

By October 10, 2014

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Samsung, Philips, Infineon fined millions over chip price fixing

Samsung, Philips and Infineon Technologies get slammed by the European Commission for allegedly fixing the price of chips used in SIM cards.

By September 3, 2014

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Uber hires former Obama strategist David Plouffe

The on-demand car service brings in some big guns for its political fight against the taxi industry.

By August 19, 2014

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Anonymous activist pleads guilty to threatening FBI agent

While several charges were dropped, former Anonymous spokesman Barrett Brown pleads guilty to sharing stolen data and targeting a federal agent.

By April 29, 2014

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How drug lord used fancy tech to evade authorities

Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, captured finally by a conventional wiretap, channeled quite some inner nerd to evade the law for years.

By February 26, 2014

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Alleged Silk Road creator indicted on 'kingpin' charges

Ross Ulbricht, who allegedly went by "Dread Pirate Roberts" and operated the black market drug site, is charged with hacking, money laundering, narcotics trafficking, and operating a criminal enterprise.

By February 4, 2014

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Secrets and lies: Whisper and the return of the anonymous app

The app is a reaction to the over-embellished existences we find on social networks, making it often moody and melancholy -- and real in the most unsettling of ways.

By January 22, 2014

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Amazon lets third-party sellers in on holiday deals

The online retail giant gives third-party merchants a chance to promote their own holiday specials on the sites popular holiday deals pages.

By October 21, 2013