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Beautiful papercraft sculptures animated with projectors

These gorgeously atmospheric paper dioramas are brought to life with a shadow puppet effect created by a projection technique normally reserved for full scale buildings.

By May 19, 2014

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What the Dickens? Google uses doodle to (ultimately) sell books

Google is celebrating the 200th birthday of Charles Dickens with a doodle. But the doodle also seems to be trying to get you to use Google Books. Another example of Google's new commercialism?

By February 7, 2012

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Charles Dickens celebrated by Google to promote free ebooks

Charles Dickens is celebrated by Google today to promote free ebooks.

By February 7, 2012

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Google combines doodles for New Year's Eve mega doodle

A New Year's Eve mega doodle combines the best of Google's doodles from the last 12 months. How many can you spot?

By December 30, 2012

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Microsoft calls Google 'Scroogle'

In an outburst of Christmas spirit, Redmond creates a shopping Web site that paints Google -- and its search results -- in a very unfestive light.

By November 28, 2012

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Curiosity: Behind the amazing success (and disaster) of a mobile gaming hit

After an embarrassingly flaky debut, a new app from "god game" pioneer Peter Molyneux and his 22Cans startup shows what happens when a half million people gradually peck away at a giant virtual cube.

By November 29, 2012

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Amazon delves into book subscriptions with Kindle Serials

Amazon is trying to bring back the once-popular subscription-based book model, offering Kindle owners a way to subscribe to serialized novels.

By September 6, 2012

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Turing to be new face of the tenner?

An e-petition has been launched to make the father of modern computer science, Alan Turing, the new face of the £10 note.

By March 23, 2012

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How piracy built the U.S. publishing industry

Americans were once enthusiastic pirates. The company that eventually became HarperCollins made a fortune pirating the work of Charles Dickens and other British authors.

By February 27, 2012

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Microsoft's latest iOS app: Kinectimals

This supercute Xbox port should prove very entertaining to young kids. But here's hoping Halo is next in line for the iOS treatment.

By December 16, 2011