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Technology's impact on similar crises, two decades apart

The current anti-American tensions in the Middle East shows how much digital media impacts such crises when compared to the time of Salman Rushdie's Iranian fatwa in 1989.

By September 18, 2012

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Alfa Romeo 4C baby supercar set to cause trouser crises in 2012

There are hoards of concept cars at the 2011 Geneva Motor Show, but none as toe-curlingly gorgeous as the Alfa-Romeo 4C Concept.

4 Images March 1, 2011

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Court: Homeland Security must disclose cellular shutdown protocols

The US government's SOP 303 codifies the shutdown and restoration process "for use by commercial and private wireless networks during national crises."

By November 15, 2013

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Dear White House: Please bring back Flappy Bird

A fan of the late, lamented game wants the White House to order its return. But only a few signatures have popped up on the petition so far.

By February 14, 2014

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Burning Man's 2014 theme: Caravansary

The annual arts festival says its 2014 theme will be "a bazaar of the bizarre." And for the first time since 1997, the Man will rise from the desert floor.

By January 8, 2014

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Twitter: Don't you dare tweet your mom for Mother's Day

A PSA from Twitter tells kids in no uncertain terms that Mom is worth more than a tweet. Yes, she's worth a call.

By May 12, 2013

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Supreme Court justices don't do e-mail (Trust issues?)

The youngest justice, Elena Kagan, admits that her fellow large minds haven't got around to e-mailing yet. Retrograde? Or wily?

By August 21, 2013

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NSA spied on networks of Google and other companies -- report

Along with the search giant, Brazil's state-run oil firm Petrobras was targeted by the NSA, according to documents obtained by Brazilian TV network Globo.

By September 9, 2013

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Past as prologue? Vietnam-era spying by NSA comes to light

Newly declassified info details the NSA's surveillance of US antiwar figures. Meanwhile, present-day critics of the agency speak of misuse of powers, and the NSA's director defends his people.

By September 26, 2013

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NASA time-lapse of Earth is actually mesmerizing

Footage taken from the International Space Station with a special low-light 4K camera offers some of the more moving pictures of our tiny planet.

By November 13, 2011