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Hubris, thy name is 'Scroogled'

Microsoft breathes new heat into Scroogled, its anti-Google campaign, with a line of products that burn Google for treating your data the same way Microsoft does. Not surprisingly, Google has fired back.

By November 20, 2013

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'Netflixed' author talks Hastings' glory, hubris, white lies (Q&A)

In her upcoming book, author Gina Keating uncovers Netflix's "secret" history and looks at what some have called CEO Reed Hastings' "social IQ of zero."

By October 3, 2012

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The Emmys and online shows: Yup, as stodgy as you'd think

Netflix made headlines last year at the Emmy television awards, but a deeper look shows the awards are no faster to recognize online programming than they were for cable.

By August 24, 2014

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Comcast admits service rep did what he was trained to do

In an internal memo, Comcast's chief operating officer says a customer service call recorded by tech journalist Ryan Block was painful to listen to. He promises changes.

By July 22, 2014

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Why are Sony and Samsung keeping 4K content to themselves?

By keeping current 4K content offerings proprietary, Sony and Samsung could hamper 4K adoption. Here's why.

By May 22, 2014

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Police force plans to live-tweet its prostitution sting

The Prince George's County Police Department in Maryland decides it's public-spirited to live-tweet a round-up of those who solicit prostitutes, pictures and all. It calls its move "progressive."

By May 1, 2014

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The cutting-edge tech behind the hunt for lost WWII planes

For years, the BentProp Project has searched the seas off Palau for missing planes shot down by the Japanese. Now the group has access to the latest oceanographic technology, which it used to find two aircraft lost for 70 years.

By April 20, 2014

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Smash Hit brings the thrill of destruction

Smash Hit for iOS and Android is a spectacular surprise from Swedish developer Mediocre.

By March 11, 2014

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So 11 percent of Americans think HTML is an STD? Really?

Seems that some people may not be au fait with techspeak -- 77 percent, for example, may not know what SEO is. Isn't that a good thing?

By March 4, 2014

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In the frame: Airlock with Enzo Tedeschi

Enzo Tedeschi and his partner Julian Harvey pioneered the crowdfunded film in Australia with The Tunnel. We catch up to talk film-making, crowdfunding and his latest project, Airlock.

By December 4, 2013