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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 January 28, 2014

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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 January 27, 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 September 11, 2013

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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 June 12, 2013

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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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Behind the bloodsport: Tesla vs. NY Times

The contentiousness of the Tesla vs. New York Times tussle speaks volumes about the stakes involved for a taxpayer-supported electric carmaker and its founder.

By February 14, 2013

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Sharing your birthday with Facebook: Like...or not?

CNET editors Jim Kerstetter and Leslie Katz share the same birthday but have different perspectives on the value of sharing the date publicly on Facebook.

By April 10, 2012

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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 April 1, 2012

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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 November 1, 2011

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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 August 19, 2011