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Toyota sued for fatal crash linked to throttle

A California lawsuit alleges that a fatal crash in which a Camry accelerated out of control was caused by faulty electronics. The issue is separate from mechanical accelerator pedal problems cited in Toyota's recall.

By February 5, 2010

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Fatal flaw in Amazon's Kindle developer program

Amazon wants to compete with Apple's App Store, but its burdened approach to developers is hopelessly flawed and needs to beat Apple in openness or it's DOA.

By January 22, 2010

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Katherine Legge's near-fatal crash

In today's installment of my tribute to the brave women of auto racing, we see British driver Katherine Legge survive a near-fatal crash at Road America.

By June 17, 2009

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Zynga pulls pit bulls from Mafia Wars after complaint

It's a victory for PETA, which took issue with the fact that Zynga supports animal rights efforts and yet was using virtual pit bulls as attack dogs in the Mafia Wars game.

By May 7, 2010

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The MacBook Air's fatal wireless flaw

The laptop's lack of a 3G modem takes away from its skinny design.

By December 14, 2008

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Google launches person finder after Chile quake

Web giant's resource page aims to help people share information about friends and loved ones who might be affected by the massive quake.

By February 28, 2010

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Phone tells teens: 'Shut up and drive'

A new cell phone application aims to limit this distraction. Designed with parents of teens in mind, the Cell Cease? application will block calls and texts while a vehicle is in motion.

By February 23, 2010

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Three Tesla employees dead in small-plane crash

A Cessna 310 struck an electrical wire after taking off Wednesday in Palo Alto, Calif., killing three employees of the electric car maker, its executive confirms.

By February 17, 2010

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Fatal flaws found in terrorism database

Congressional investigation reveals one of the country's most important terrorism databases is suffering from mismanagement and technical flaws.

By August 22, 2008

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BlackBerry addicts drive safely with ZoomSafer

ZoomSafer is a mobile application that prevents drivers from texting, talking, or e-mailing while driving.

By December 15, 2009