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leeches

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Vampire robot vants to suck your blood

Robot phlebotomist uses infrared, ultrasound, and computer vision to target veins. If it floated, it could work on the Death Star.

By July 29, 2013

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Nokia Lumia 920 camera vs. HTC Windows Phone 8X vs. iPhone 5

A three-way camera showdown pits two new Windows phones against the iPhone 5's gold standard.

By November 1, 2012

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Teacher allegedly gives kids gruesome math problems

A teacher decides that HomeSchooling-Paradise.com is the place to find interesting problems for her students. Unfortunately, the problems involve bloodsucking and dying from swallowing marbles.

By March 4, 2012

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The 404 909: Where we get evicted out of Starbucks (podcast)

Today's 404 podcast digest: Facebook music, 3D printers for ATM skimming, Shoot the Celebrity, and $10 Internet for low-income families via Comcast.

By September 22, 2011

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Microsoft apologizes for 'vile' Amy Winehouse tweet

Microsoft's U.K. PR team sends out a tweet suggesting people should download the dead singer's "Back to Black" on Zune. Cynical or merely business?

By July 25, 2011

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Whither open source in the land of leeches?

Do open-source leeches help or hurt themselves by strip-mining open source?

By December 10, 2008

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Cooliris picture viewer going socio-local with Liveshare

Browser plug-in maker finally making a destination service with a potentially strong business model.

By November 17, 2010

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Open source leech rails against open source companies

When you are an open source leech you should probably avoid calling other people names.

By February 14, 2008

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The eight most brainless tech rumours ever

Some of the most ridiculous technology rumours have been collected together to provoke your giggles, on a guided tour through a jungle of fallacy and confusion. Just watch out for leeches

By November 16, 2009

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Open-source freeloaders, inventions and replacements

Much has been made of open-source disruption. But what does it take to be successful as a stand-alone open source company?

By June 4, 2009