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John Oliver turns to YouTube to thank, spank commenters

In a YouTube special, the HBO comedian marvels at the commentary he incites. It's already received some erudite comments.

By September 1, 2014

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John Oliver compares cable companies to drug cartels

In a blistering 13-minute disquisition on Net neutrality, the HBO comedian asks Web trolls to intervene.

By June 2, 2014

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On anniversary of Kennedy moon speech, we should look skyward

Fifty years after President Kennedy lit the candle that illuminated the way to Apollo 11, the fire is all but snuffed out. It will never return until we remember why we went to the moon in the first place.

By May 25, 2011

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Toshiba Gigabeat MEG-F

Toshiba adds some useful technology and features not found on the iPod, but too many unnecessary limitations, sloppy software, and counterintuitive ergonomics add up to a wasted opportunity.

July 11, 2005

3.5 stars Editors' rating July 11, 2005
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Kennedy Space Center hits 50-year milestone

Take a look back at the early years of NASA's Florida facility, which has been flinging rockets into space like nobody's business since the dawn of the Space Age.

By July 6, 2012

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T-Mobile's John Legere: The most dangerous man in wireless

The CEO has vowed to shake up the status quo -- and he's managing to do just that, all while posting T-Mobile's highest customer growth in four years.

By August 8, 2013

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Why Samsung's F8500 is the last great plasma TV

Contrary to what the company indicated at CES, Samsung won't bring to market any new plasma TVs for 2014 -- aside from a single mainstream 64-inch model. That leaves the carryover F8500 as default champion of non-OLED picture quality.

By March 31, 2014

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How Republican opposition derailed SOPA and Protect IP

SOPA and Protect IP Act have finally splintered a Democrat-Republican alliance in favor of expanding copyright law that's been in place since the 1990s.

By February 1, 2012

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Tech CEOs 2011: The best and the worst

For some, it was a banner year marked by accomplishment and new vistas. For others, 2011 turned into annus horribilis.

By December 23, 2011

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Demo confab holds its own against upstart rivals

As Demo Spring 2011 kicks off today, the old stalwart of the start-up conference circuit looks as strong as ever. But with new efforts from Michael Arrington and Jason Calacanis elbowing in, can Demo survive?

By February 28, 2011