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Privacy ruling forces Google to delete racy images

Google must remove from its search results photos of the former Formula One president at a sex party, a French court rules.

By Nov. 6, 2013


Jimmy Kimmel: I'm behind 'twerking girl on fire' video

9 million YouTubers were taken in by a video of a twerking girl whose backside-wagging caused a fire. Kimmel reveals the video was his brainchild.

By Sep. 10, 2013


Superhero backpack saves the day for back to school

Two moms have designed a pack that will help young students (and their imaginations) take flight.

By Aug. 26, 2013


Amazon exec to depart amid its uncertain future in publishing

Larry Kirshbaum, the editorial head of Amazon's adult and children's publishing imprints, is on his way out as Amazon ponders its next move in book publishing.

By Oct. 25, 2013


Microsoft expected to announce Windows Phone 8 tomorrow

At a developer summit in San Francisco tomorrow, Microsoft could have something to say about its next operating system.

By Jun. 19, 2012


Need to learn stats? Online Coursera has you covered

Coursera lands $16 million round from venture capitalists and partners with five universities to build out its platform for delivering university classes online.

By Apr. 18, 2012


Anti-abortion Anonymous hacker arrested in U.K.

After stealing tens of thousands of database records from an abortion provider, hacker James Jeffery is arrested, brought to court, and called a "zealot" and "able hacker" by the judge.

By Mar. 11, 2012


Google Play challenged by Man Utd over trademarks

Manchester United demands Google Play -- formerly Android Market -- block all unofficial uses of its club crest on apps.

By Mar. 15, 2012


Are action video gamers better decision makers?

Study shows first-person shooter players excel at probabilistic inference--that is, making fast, accurate decisions based on evidence extracted from their surroundings.

By Sep. 13, 2010


Facebook status used as legal alibi

After a legal tussle, a New York man used his Facebook status message as an alibi to prove his innocence in a robbery case. And he succeeded

By Nov. 12, 2009