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Yahoo's post-Bartz ledger: What new CEO will inherit

Yahoo's new CEO will have multiple moving parts to ponder and fix. Here's a look at what the new chief will inherit.

By Sep. 8, 2011


Google Translate bug mixes up Heath Ledger, Tom Cruise

The name of the actor, who died tragically on Tuesday, awkwardly comes out as "Tom Cruise" in Google's English-to-Spanish translator.

By Jan. 24, 2008


School iris-scanned students without telling parents

A Florida school admits that it made several mistakes when it allowed a security company to install iris scanners without telling parents -- and without even having a contract with the company.

By Jun. 17, 2013


Apple, Facebook hackers hit car and candy companies too

After dozens of tech companies revealed they were cyberattacked last month, other businesses in different industries are saying they were also victims.

By Mar. 11, 2013


New Bitcoin glitch: Blockchain suffers hours-long outage

A site that houses more than 1.4 million bitcoin wallets has been down for more than 16 hours, but says users still have control over their virtual money.

By Mar. 18, 2014


Judge: We can't have kids suing parents for an iPhone or Xbox

In a New Jersey case in which a teen is suing her parents for tuition fees and other bills, the judge fears kids will try to sue their parents to get gadgets.

By Mar. 5, 2014


PayPal president David Marcus: Bitcoin is good, NFC is bad

The leader of the payments business looks to the future and says Bitcoin is a good idea -- but not yet actually a currency. Tap-to-pay, meanwhile, is a dud.

By Dec. 10, 2013


Dating site offers free divorces

SugarDaddie.com, which is exactly what you think it is, offers free divorces in several cities. Because leaving your spouse is just so expensive.

By Aug. 15, 2013


Truck driver has GPS jammer, accidentally jams Newark airport

An engineering firm worker in New Jersey has a GPS jammer so his bosses don't know where he is all the time. However, his route takes him close to Newark airport, and his jammer affects its satellite systems.

By Aug. 11, 2013


Google map takes tourists to annoyed couple's home

People who happen to look on Google Maps for Round Valley Reservoir as opposed to Round Valley State Park in New Jersey discover soon enough that they'll arrive in the driveway of Laurie Gneiding and Michael Brady's home.

By Jul. 12, 2011