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Real woman to quit job during Super Bowl for GoDaddy

Perhaps attempting to adjust its image, GoDaddy has landed on a scheme to persuade a real female employee of an unnamed company to quit during the Big Game. Her boss currently knows nothing. Allegedly.

By Jan. 28, 2014

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iPad Mini 2: Same on the outside means Retina on the inside?

A new video purports to show the iPad Mini 2 casing, and it's identical to the original's. So what does that bode for the internals?

By Sep. 11, 2013

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Spot a phishing e-mail in 2014

Has your account been compromised? Have you recently won a contest? Chances are good a hacker is trying to reel you in.

By Jan. 27, 2014

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Man jailed in China for making rubber alien

A man called Mister Li posts images of a rather unconvincing alien on the Web. He is sent to prison for disturbing public order.

By Jun. 12, 2013

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Two fake Apple stores closed in China, report says

Local authorities close two of the five pretenders in Kunming for lack of permits. Meanwhile, reports of other faux stores worldwide have been flowing in, from Croatia to Queens.

By Jul. 25, 2011

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Apple lawsuit presumed to target counterfeit stores

A new lawsuit filed by Apple appears to take aim at numerous parties for infringing on its trademarks. The suit is believed to be tied to the recent surge of copycat stores in the U.S. and abroad.

By Aug. 4, 2011

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Award-winning photo isn't a fake, say specialists

Specialists tapped by World Press Photo debunk an analysis that concluded that Paul Hansen's photo of children killed in Gaza was a composite of multiple images.

By May. 14, 2013

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Apple suit targets alleged counterfeiters in New York

A lawsuit taking aim at two stores in New York says they were selling counterfeit goods, with one using Apple's name in its signage.

By Aug. 19, 2011

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Rovio slingshots first Angry Birds store into China

Shortly after confronting a Chinese theme park over an unauthorized Angry Birds attraction, Rovio announces its first retail stores in China.

By Nov. 1, 2011

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April Fools' Day makes for Internet silliness

Google kicks things off a day early this year with a supposed port of Google Maps to the 8-bit Nintendo Entertainment System. Here's an overview of April Fools' weekend shenanigans.

By Apr. 1, 2012