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excuses

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The excuse of the wicked: The app ate my Mother's Day gift

In study of how well people planned for Mother's Day, 10 percent of respondents say they'll use a dud app as an excuse.

By May 10, 2014

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Twitter's timeline excuse: Quality over quantity

Twitter argues that even though it noticed a marked drop in content consumption, you should be rejoicing. Wall Street isn't buying it.

By February 5, 2014

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Netflix's 180: From running out of excuses to running full-tilt

A year ago, Reed Hastings was tired of his own excuses for Netflix failing to live up to its track record. Now with profits soaring, Netflix has its groove back -- and the CEO is sick of the giddiness.

By October 22, 2013

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Netflix CEO says he's 'tired of making excuses'

On earnings call with analysts, Reed Hastings talked about the company's inability to meet a target for adding new streaming subscribers and said "it doesn't feel great."

By October 24, 2012

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Netflix not buying Comcast excuse about Xfinity data

Comcast is giving an unfair advantage to the company's Web streaming service by not counting the data it serves against Comcast's data cap. Netflix CEO Reed Hastings writes: "This is not neutral."

By April 23, 2012

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Mike Daisey's latest excuse: I was quoted out of context

Three days after 'This American Life' retracted his report about working conditions at iPad factories, Daisy now says the radio show used some of his material 'out of context.'

By March 19, 2012

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Ep. 779: Where St. Patrick's day is just an excuse to wear green or, where we have a pint on that

Aww, we just got duped by the viral marketing company behind the Times Square video hack! Turns out it's just viral marketing for Bradley Cooper's new movie "Limitless." More proof that advertisements suck; some are just more subversive than others.

By March 17, 2011

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The 404 779: Where St. Patrick's Day is just an excuse to wear green (podcast)

Aww, we just got duped by the viral marketing company behind the Times Square video hack! Turns out it's just viral marketing for Bradley Cooper's new movie "Limitless." More proof that advertisements suck; some are just more subversive than others.

By March 17, 2011

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Cable One: Unsecured network won't excuse piracy

Self-described 10th largest cable provider in the U.S. terminates service for elderly woman whose wireless network was allegedly used to illegally share a movie online.

By November 10, 2010

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Killer 2100 network gaming card: No more excuses

Bigfoot Networks releases the new Killer 2100 NIC that's optimized for online gaming and costs $129.

By May 11, 2010