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Powdered alcohol approved (hiccup or hooray?)

In a decision that some might deem surprising, the Treasury Department has approved a patent for a product called Palcolhol, a powdered form of vodka and other drinks. And yes, you just add water.

By April 21, 2014

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Moto X prices dropping just weeks after release

The Android phone has already been spotted for $149 in Canada, and other carriers could soon drop the price all the way down to $99, according to one report.

By September 3, 2013

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Lego, you are dead to me

Give Lego credit for innovating after losing patent protection on its bricks. It's now a $4 billion company built on brilliant licensing deals and increasingly expensive, specialized sets. Which is exactly why I'm starting to hate it so, so much.

By July 31, 2013

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What 420,000 insecure devices reveal about Web security

Using a simple technique, a researcher creates a benign botnet to survey the breadth of the Internet, and finds a back door flung wide open and beckoning the bad guys.

By March 18, 2013

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White PlayStation 3 bundle on its way to North America

A posting on Best Buy's site indicates that customers will soon be able to get their hands on a white PlayStation 3.

By January 16, 2013

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WikiLeaks endures a lengthy DDoS attack

Under a barrage of more than 10GB per second in a DDoS attack, the document-leaking organization's Web site has been either inoperable or sluggish since the beginning of the month.

By August 13, 2012

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Samsung Galaxy S3 best prices compared

Samsung's Galaxy S3 super-phone is tearing up the charts -- but where can you buy it the cheapest? Andy gets his calculator out.

By July 9, 2012

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Lego for girls: Wait, what?

Lego is releasing a special line of, well Lego toys for girls. Is the firmament crumbling? Or do girls need different colored bricks?

By December 19, 2011

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Botnet services for hire: $8.94 an hour

A VeriSign investigation underscores how little money or technical expertise is needed to carry out botnet attacks.

By May 25, 2010

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Report: Russian mob aided cyberattacks on Georgia

Civilians recruited by Russian language social-networking sites and using Russian Mafia-associated botnets perpetrated many of the cyberattacks on Georgian government Web sites during the five-day Russian-Georgian war in 2008.

By August 18, 2009