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Didn't win Apple's WWDC ticket lottery? You might still be in luck

Apple faithful this year had to enter a lottery to buy a ticket to the company's annual developer confab. But the unlucky ones may still get be able to buy a ticket.

By April 18, 2014

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Sorry devs, Apple's WWDC lottery is now closed

If you had your heart set on attending Apple's annual developers conference and hadn't yet registered for the lottery, well, there's always next year.

By April 7, 2014

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UK broadband speeds are a postcode lottery, says survey

The biggest factor in the speed of your broadband might not be the company you buy it from, but your postcode, according to new research.

By March 27, 2013

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Teen iOS app developers hit download lottery

Apple helps promote the app Finish, which was created by two high school students to help people deal with procrastination.

By February 20, 2013

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Spot and avoid the latest online scams

Among the recent targets of Web criminals are students, renters, and romance-seekers; everyone is at risk though, so keep your defenses up, up, up.

By March 6, 2014

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Google Play cracks down on scammers and spammers

Google Play has updated its content policy to tighten its rules around in-app advertising, in-app payments and misrepresentation.

By August 25, 2013

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Yahoo awarded $610 million from lottery spammers

Spammers sent e-mails telling people they had won lottery prizes from Yahoo in order to defraud them, Yahoo claims.

By December 7, 2011

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iPhone SDK terms relaxed to allow lotteries (Poll)

According to a new report, Apple is now allowing developers to add contests, lotteries, or sweepstakes to iPhone and iPod Touch apps, thanks to a new SDK rule.

By February 24, 2010

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Nigerian scam tops list of decade's online cons

Notices of winning the lottery and requests from Russian women who want to know you better are also up there on Panda Security's ranking of decade's top Net swindles.

By September 2, 2010

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Microsoft, Yahoo team up against lottery hoax e-mails

The tech firms are forming a coalition to educate consumers on the dangers of those nasty hoax e-mails that try to get financial information out of people.

By October 28, 2008