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Junko Junsui and Alfa-Arkiv: Behind the curtain of the insidious ARG

The ringleaders behind the ARG that started nearly 10 years ago with Junko Junsui step out from behind the curtain to tell CNET their story.

By December 11, 2014

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Snakes invade casino? Ask the social-media lie detector

A truth-detection system being funded by the EU could help distinguish fact from fiction online. Not that the Internet ever lies, of course.

By February 20, 2014

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Time Warner Cable suspends CBS programming blackout

The cable company and the broadcaster fail to reach a pact on fees, but subscribers in New York, Los Angeles, and Dallas aren't losing the television channel for now.

By July 29, 2013

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Tangiers: A stealth game inspired by Dada, David Lynch

This sandbox-style video game about the surreal and the avant-garde is seeking support on Kickstarter -- and it's unlike anything we've ever seen.

By July 22, 2013

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Julian Assange's secret chat with Google's chairman

Eric Schmidt met with the WikiLeaks founder for five hours in 2011 for material for a book expected to be released next week.

By April 18, 2013

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McAfee: Photo 'location' leak meant to mislead cops

Antivirus pioneer John McAfee, on the run from police, appears to reveal his location through metadata posted on a magazine's website. Then he says it was intentional disinformation. Then he changes his story again.

By December 3, 2012

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Wait, it's not called the iPhone 5, it's just 'the new iPhone'?

An image published on a Dutch site purports to reveal that the new iPhone will be called just that. Oh, really?

By September 4, 2012

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Do the iPhone 5 leaks make the launch less exciting?

A commentator says that, because he already believes he knows what the iPhone 5 will look like, he won't buy it. Is this odd? Or should we sympathize?

By August 27, 2012

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Hacking, the card game, debuts at Black Hat

Control-Alt-Hack is a new card game created by computer security professionals to teach high school and college students that white hat hacking can be fun and accessible.

By July 25, 2012

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With Anonymous and LulzSec, is anyone believable?

LulzSec outs alleged "snitches" who the group claims are responsible for U.K. arrest in latest episode of "As the Hacker World Turns."

By June 21, 2011