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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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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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Design (thinker) hubris?

From Apple to Target -- the understanding of design as holistic innovation driver and change agent has long become business mainstream.

By January 13, 2008

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Ep. 773: Where old habits die hard

We all have habits to overcome, and we all know that Wilson's hubris is text messaging and abusing social networks, but what about me and Jeff? On today's show, you'll learn how Jeff overcame his filthy nail-biting and why I almost went bald at age 8.

By March 9, 2011

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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

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The end of an era as Winamp shuts down

AOL pulls the plug on the once-popular music player, Windows Phone users get a half-baked Instagram app, and Microsoft sells anti-Google merchandise.

By November 21, 2013

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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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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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Church sings to members: Get off Facebook

One church decides it needs to create a song that tells its members to keep their business off of Facebook. This could go viral.

By August 18, 2013