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Green disinformation stunt fools media

By 2050, major corporations will emit a mere 10 percent of the greenhouse gases they release today. Not.

By December 5, 2007


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


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


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


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


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


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


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