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Lewis Black bemoans technology's hideous failures

He was promised that one day he'd have a car that folded up into a briefcase. Instead, all tech is offering is a twerking 3-D printed robot.

By Dec. 14, 2013


NSA's new data center plagued by system failures

Series of blown circuits destroyed hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of gear and pushed back completion of National Security Agency's largest data center, says report.

By Oct. 8, 2013


NASA's Kepler telescope crippled by technical failures

Kepler's mission to find strange new worlds may be at an end after serious technical failures afflict NASA's famous space telescope.

By May. 16, 2013


FCC holds first hearing on Sandy communications failures

FCC is conducting field hearings to examine what went wrong following Superstorm Sandy, and how to keep Internet and wireless service up following the next disaster.

By Feb. 5, 2013


Tweet failures plaguing Twitter's official apps

Many users are reporting problems with Twitter's official apps. Maybe the "fail whale" has made a return.

By Nov. 9, 2012


Twitter apologizes, blames data center failures for outage

The company said that a coincidental failure of two parallel data center system left people without the micro-blogging service.

By Jul. 26, 2012


Cisco's consumer failures (photos)

The networking giant is killing the Flip video business to "realign" its priorities. But Flip isn't the only consumer-oriented venture that hasn't worked out for Cisco.

6 Images By Apr. 12, 2011


Major Yahoo shareholder calls out board on 'failures'

Third Point, now the third-largest outside shareholder in Yahoo, wants a new board of directors at the company.

By Sep. 8, 2011


Solar shakeout will bring more failures, few deals

A brutal 2011 has left the solar industry on the cusp of a major shakeout that will lead to many companies' demise; those that survive, however, will benefit later as demand for their services increases.

By Aug. 25, 2011


FreePPP 2.6.2 and connection failures?

FreePPP 2.6.2 and connection failures?

By Jan. 19, 2000