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The farce that is OOXML standards-making

Open Office XML (OOXML) is taking the standards-setting process to new lows....

By August 31, 2007

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Facebook opens vote on policy changes, addresses privacy concerns

The site's proposed policy changes are officially open for a vote. Think it's a farce? The company's calling in an independent auditor.

By December 3, 2012

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Microsoft's 'Destiny' cologne ad skewers Sony

A new fragrance from Xbox? Microsoft gets into the fake-cologne business in a cheeky attempt to play down Sony's exclusive-content deal for one of the biggest games of the year.

By September 5, 2014

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Symantec antivirus software update crashes some PCs

Bug in software used by businesses caused some Windows XP-based machines to crash repeatedly with a "blue screen of death."

By July 15, 2012

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The retaliation begins: Google profiles get Schmidt-faced

In a protest over Google now grabbing users' profile photos for ads, some people have apparently decided to change their shot to a photo of Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt.

By October 12, 2013

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'Star Wars' car-wraps put some geek on your gas-guzzler

No X-Wing? No problem. You can turn your car into a galactic vehicle with a set of "Star Wars" car-wraps showing off your favorite character.

By May 1, 2013

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Don't miss Patton Oswalt's hilarious ideas for 'Star Wars: Episode VII'

An improvisational moment during the filming of "Parks and Recreation" produces a gaggle of zany suggestions for the next "Star Wars" movie -- and inspires a great Chewbacca robot drawing.

By April 18, 2013

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A Monty Python sci-fi movie? With Robin Williams? What?

Three members of Monty Python's Flying Circus have reportedly signed on for a new movie in which aliens come to Earth to grant wishes to humans.

By February 6, 2013

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Samsung Galaxy S3 Jelly Bean update rumoured for 29 August

The popular Samsung Galaxy S3 is rumoured to update to Jelly Bean, the latest version of Android, before the end of August.

By August 15, 2012

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Love fights back! After BreakUp Text, now MakeUp Text

You might imagine that the people behind BreakUp Text, the app that breaks up with your lover for you, might have a follow-up. Here it is: MakeUp Text. It's bound to work, of course.

By August 5, 2013