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guillotine

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How tech's culture war feeds the art of the outrageous

If the clash between Silicon Valley and the nontech community is indeed "class warfare," as some have suggested, then there's an arms race for shock value.

By February 15, 2014

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A hail and farewell to AltaVista

It once was the best of the bunch, in the era before Internet search meant Google and three guys named Moe. Ancient history by now.

By June 28, 2013

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Oculus Rift app gives you a full beheading experience

Off with their heads! Watch as human guinea pigs react to a virtual blade slicing off their noggins.

By May 7, 2013

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Errant Microsoft tweet tweaks Ann Coulter

Redmond acknowledges that whoever was responsible for its Twitter account was trying to send a political tweet from his personal account and confused the two.

By September 24, 2012

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Spammy Twitter accounts to get the virtual guillotine

Twitter used to just "freeze" accounts found to be spam, but a new strategy will actually delete those accounts after notifying the owner.

By May 7, 2008

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Battlefield 3 open beta lands next week

Suit up, soldier! EA/DICE unveils the official date for the Battlefield 3 open beta.

By September 22, 2011

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Powering San Francisco's cable cars

Road Trip at Home: CNET reporter Daniel Terdiman stopped in on the Cable Car Museum to see how San Francisco's world famous vehicles--the only ones remaining in operation in the world--work.

By November 16, 2010

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Twitter steps up its antispam moves

Microblogging service posts a position for a spam engineer and tweaks the handling of suspended accounts as it suffers from an outbreak of spam.

By October 16, 2008

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Audio Technica CK10 earphones: The drivers of your life

What Audio Technica has done is shove a woofer and a separate tweeter into each of the new CK10 earphones.

By May 8, 2008