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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


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


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


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


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


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


Audio Technica CK10 earphones: The drivers of your life

Audio Technica's new CK10 earphones offer two drivers inside each tiny earphone. Is better-sounding music enough to convince you to auction your child? We think it might be

By May 8, 2008


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


I am not a radio: Alarm Clock MP3 Cube

Words like 'rad', 'wicked', and 'spank muffin' have dropped out of popular use, but radio trundles on unpertubed. Fed up with the way nothing makes sense anymore? Read on...

By May 8, 2006