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Bad product face-off: Squircle vs iPhone 3G!

In hindsight, it seems strange that in a product launch, one of the big stories is what features the product doesn't have. So what makes a bad product?

By June 12, 2008

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Buzz Out Loud 773: Spam on the lam

The recently imprisoned "Spam King" goes straight-up mint jelly and escapes from federal prison (check your barns and garages, Coloradoans), Yahoo Music makes the MSN Music mistake with the benefit of hindsight, and Walt Mossberg slams Mobile Me.

By July 24, 2008

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Is your company screwed? (A quick analysis of BEA)

You can use a 13-point checklist to figure out if your company is screwed. If you do a quick analysis you can predict a bit of the future and also use hindsight to figure out if the company's strategy went sideways.

By October 30, 2007

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Tesla Model S now has infinite-mile warranty

Electric-car maker extends drive train warranty to match that of its battery pack: Both components now have eight-year warranties and unlimited miles driven.

By August 15, 2014

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Facebook's Sandberg: We 'really regret' our secret-test misfire

The social network's second-ranking exec issues a fresh mea culpa after the disclosure of secret psychological testing Facebook carried out on nearly 700,000 users in 2012.

By July 2, 2014

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Jolla Sailfish phone on sale in UK and Europe for £331

The latest upstart smart phone system, Sailfish, born within Nokia, is on sale now in the shape of the case-swapping Jolla phone.

By December 19, 2013

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How Target detected hack but failed to act -- Bloomberg

Despite alerts received through a $1.6 million malware detection system, Target failed to stop hackers from stealing credit card numbers and personal information of millions of customers, Bloomberg reports.

By March 13, 2014

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Windows 1.0: The flop that created an empire

Two years later than planned, Microsoft's new graphical operating system went on sale November 20, 1985. It wasn't worth the wait. But a bigger story was soon to unfold.

By November 20, 2013

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#nerdfight: Lionsgate to bring 'Hatching Twitter' to TV

The book by New York Times journalist Nick Bilton recounting the behind-the-scenes drama of the social network's rise is officially headed to Hollywood.

By December 18, 2013

Editors' Take

Big Ass Fans Haiku Ceiling Fan with SenseMe

At $1,045, the connected Haiku Ceiling Fan is a high-end status symbol for upper-crust ceilings.

June 4, 2014

MSRP: $1,045.00