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Flappy Bird creator's next game, Swing Copters, lands Thursday

The follow-up to this year's most maddening mobile hit is slated for release later this week. The early takeaway: prepare to fail, a lot.

By August 18, 2014

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Microsoft's Stephen Elop: We're out of the Android game

In a memo to the entire company, the former head of Nokia says that Lumia will be the standard-bearer for Windows Phone and that Nokia X will switch to Lumia and Windows Phone.

By July 17, 2014

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Elop's memo on Microsoft's big Nokia changes

No longer will the onetime Nokia hardware business be "an end unto itself," says Microsoft's devices chief. One good example: Nokia X shifts from Android to Windows Phone.

By July 17, 2014

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'Warbiking' highlights the need for better wireless security

A high-tech bike ride around Sydney shows off how little thought many companies and individuals give to wireless security.

By July 8, 2014

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Dong Nguyen on the return of Flappy Bird: 'I'm considering it'

In a wide-ranging interview with Rolling Stone, the creator of the breakout mobile hit details why he pulled the title and what's next for his genius brand of addictive game design.

By March 11, 2014

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Bye-bye Flappy Bird -- popular game grounded by its creator

Stunned by Flappy Bird's success, game maker Dong Nguyen had warned that he was going to remove the ad-based tapping game from app stores.

By February 9, 2014

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Vietnam: Criticize government on social media and go to jail

The Southeast Asian nation is serving up harsh penalties, including fines and prison time, to people who post "propaganda against the state" on Facebook, Twitter, and other sites.

By November 29, 2013

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Google tackles Rubik's Cube with museum partnership

The Internet giant will help bring "Beyond Rubik's Cube" online as lead creative partner for the Liberty Science Center's 2014 exhibit focusing on the famous puzzle.

By July 13, 2013

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Meet the 'Corporate Enemies of the Internet' for 2013

Paris-based Reporters Without Borders names five companies as "digital mercenaries" that have decided to sell their surveillance technology to authoritarian regimes.

By March 11, 2013

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Digital storage basics, Part 4: SSD explained

Do you know that there's a garbage collection inside your SSD? It's true! CNET editor Dong Ngo explains that and more. He also answers SSD-related questions.

By March 1, 2013