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Bernie Madoff's pants protect your iPad for $500

Eco-friendly iPad case maker Frederick James has turned Bernie Madoff's auctioned pants into limited-edition iPad sleeves. The sleeves cost up to $500, making them a questionable investment.

By August 10, 2011

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eBay selling Madoff's Mets tickets ($2,900, anyone?)

Disgraced Ponzi pusher Bernie Madoff is a very big New York Mets fan. Now, he has been forced to put his precious tickets up for sale on eBay. Bidding for the first game closes Sunday.

By April 11, 2009

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Should Ruth Madoff have her MacBook taken away?

A recent Vanity Fair article reveals that Ruth Madoff is an Apple MacBook user. Should she have to give it up if she hasn't already?

By August 13, 2009

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Five things you need to know about Facebook-Instagram

Confused about Facebook's blockbuster acquisition of photo-sharing app Instagram? Here's what you need to know about the deal and why it made sense for both companies.

By April 18, 2012

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Tech Time Machine: 12 March

Where would we be without batteries? Certainly there wouldn't be mobile phones, gaming devices, digital cameras or, even, automobiles as we know them. Today's Tech Time Machine looks back at who invented the modern battery.

By March 11, 2012

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Full Tilt Poker lashes out at Ponzi scheme claims

Company says it doesn't believe that any "reasonable interpretation" of its business would make it a Ponzi scheme, according to The Wall Street Journal.

By September 22, 2011

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Full Tilt Poker a Ponzi scheme? Like Groupon?

The U.S. Justice Department accusing Full Tilt Poker of being a "global Ponzi scheme" is the latest example of large online concerns being accused of being mega-Madoffs. Does the Web make Ponzis easier to manage?

By September 20, 2011

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This week in Crave: The extreme fail edition

We watched London picking up the pieces, stock markets oscillate wildly, and a hypersonic military plane disappear over the Pacific.

By August 13, 2011

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The 404 880: Where we separate the hacks from the cracks (podcast)

Today we're taking issue with the misuse of the word "hacked." With news stories about Stuxnet, PlayStation 3, and News of the World throwing around the term with no specific definition, we define exactly what it means to hack...at least according to the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act.

By August 11, 2011

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When your iPhone decides to fall into a kettle

A fifth of iPhone users made an insurance claim during the last 12 months, according to provider Protectyourbubble.com. Some of the more interesting claims include dropping one from a hot-air balloon.

By August 12, 2010