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At least two killed as car crashes into crowd near SXSW festival

Two people are killed and more than 20 injured as a car crashes into a crowd outside a popular concert venue in Austin, Texas, according to police reports.

By Mar. 13, 2014

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New York AG to cellular carriers: Why was antitheft switch killed?

The attorney general pens letters to the major US wireless carriers and says "it's disturbing that the nation's leading smartphone carriers knowingly dismissed technology that could save lives."

By Dec. 11, 2013

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Scientists claim world's oldest creature (shame they killed it finding out)

The Ming clam was thought to be 405 years old. Now Welsh scientists know it was 507 years old. Sadly, their probing it for its age killed it.

By Nov. 14, 2013

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Twitter killed off spam accounts in run-up to IPO

In the months before its IPO filing, Twitter worked hard to purge fake and spam accounts in order to provide advertisers with realistic user numbers. But you can still buy fake followers.

By Oct. 4, 2013

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Print chop: How copyright killed a 3D-printed Final Fantasy fad

Final Fantasy VII figurines designed by a fan and 3D-printed by marketplace Shapeways enthralled FFVII freaks everywhere. So much so that copyright owner Square Enix nixed the operation.

By Aug. 16, 2013

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The inside story of how Microsoft killed its Courier tablet

Microsoft's decision to cancel its innovative Courier tablet computer a year and a half ago reverberates today, as the software giant plots strategy to catch the market-leading iPad.

By Nov. 1, 2011

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Apple nearly killed off its Pro product line

The company once contemplated killing off its line of products geared toward professionals, a new report claims.

By Aug. 9, 2013

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How hotel Wi-Fi killed my Chromecast travel dreams

The $35 Chromecast seemed like the perfect alternative to expensive hotel pay-per-view. Unfortunately, the hotel's Wi-Fi didn't cooperate.

By Aug. 5, 2013

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Samsung apologizes for acid leak at plant that killed worker

The company also promises to rescind its green certification application for plants in Hwaseong, South Korea.

By Mar. 4, 2013

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Man jumps on tracks to get cell phone, killed by train

Eyewitnesses say that a 22-year-old man jumped down onto the subway tracks in the Bronx after dropping his cell phone. A train strikes him.

By Jun. 2, 2013