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A heartbreaking tale of Duracell knockoff iPod earbuds

eight AA batteries with iPod earbuds included for free! Could they be as good as the real thing?

By Dec. 16, 2008

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Name your own price for a thriller e-book bundle

Just in time for Halloween (um, 2014), get six DRM-free books (or 10 if you pay at least $10) and support charity in the process. Win-win!

By Nov. 1, 2013

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Mike Daisey

Mike Daisey wanted to bring attention to working conditions at manufacturing plants in China. The only problem is that some of his stories simply weren't true, and that distracted from a very real global issue.

By Dec. 11, 2012

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Eich resignation as Mozilla CEO as messy as his appointment

Brendan Eich stepping down as CEO solves Mozilla's immediate publicity problem, but many are torn about consequences of losing him as a leader and free-speech implications.

By Apr. 3, 2014

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Sherlock returns! Mini-episode grants fans early Xmas wish

Dr. John Watson, DI Lestrade, a very haggard Anderson, and Sherlock Holmes himself star in "Many Happy Returns," a mini-episode leading up to the premiere of season 3 of "Sherlock."

By Dec. 24, 2013

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Sony, your phones keep on breaking my heart

This American can't resist the siren song of Xperia smartphones despite knowing better.

By Feb. 13, 2014

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Mat Honan

Wired writer Mat Honan managed to do what countless security analysts' warnings couldn't: through his own personal story of being hacked, he got consumers to take proactive steps toward securing their online identities.

By Dec. 11, 2012

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Reddit co-founder Aaron Swartz found dead at home in New York

Internet activist and Reddit co-founder Aaron Swartz has been found dead at his home in New York, aged 26.

By Jan. 13, 2013

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OnLive explains layoffs, promises uninterrupted service

Troubled cloud gaming service says restructuring plan required it to fire its entire staff but that it is in the process of rehiring many of them.

By Aug. 19, 2012

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Amazon exec allegedly fooled by fake Tom Petty agent online

An Amazon executive thinks he's booked Tom Petty to play at his wedding. In fact, he allegedly contacted someone who was a fake. Ah, the perils of buying online.

By Aug. 4, 2012