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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

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Ford lowers 2013 C-Max Hybrid's mpg estimates, offers $550 to owners

After an EPA loophole granted the hybrid inflated economy estimates, Ford is voluntarily reducing the 2013 C-Max's claimed mpg and offering cash to keep owners happy.

By August 15, 2013

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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

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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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Apple's plan to wipe out disc drives is nearly complete

With only a single machine that still has a DVD drive, Apple is close to finishing something it began nearly six years ago.

By October 26, 2013

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Facebook's mood study: How you became the guinea pig

That controversial research into how posts affect users' emotions is just latest in a long line of privacy flaps -- and apologies -- for the social networking giant.

By July 1, 2014