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Google Maps hit with White House racial slur vandalism

The search giant has been embarrassed by recent stunts targeting Google Maps, reminiscent of "Google Hacks" designed to change search results to make political statements.

By May 19, 2015

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McDonald's launches bizarre Big Mac fashion line

Swedish fast-food fans can now wear their beef-based sentiments on their sleeves with a series of Big Mac fashion outfits and lifestyle accessories.

By March 26, 2015

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Expecto Pup-tronum! J.K. Rowling puts darling dog in Gryffindor gear

Gryffindor may have just found its new mascot. In celebration of World Book Day, "Harry Potter" author J.K. Rowling tweets an adorable image of a puppy decked out in Gryffindor garb.

By March 5, 2015

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'Shine up the arches': McDonald's and the quest to go digital

The world's largest restaurant chain is in turnaround mode. It's looking to the tech industry -- and role models like Google -- as it searches for a good jump start. First stop: South by Southwest.

By March 20, 2015

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What's inside your smartphone? Most customers don't care

Samsung's easy dismissal of Qualcomm's Snapdragon processor highlights the chipmaker's weak brand power with consumers. What can Qualcomm do to raise its profile?

By March 2, 2015

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Xiaomi's key to smartphone success: 'Be friends with our fans'

The up-and-coming Chinese smartphone manufacturer has gone from obscurity to China's number-one vendor in just four years. Xiaomi owes a large part of that to its attitude toward customers.

By February 13, 2015

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Can the Kool-Aid Man bust a brick wall and survive? Oh, yeah!

It's time to seriously address the question of how a glass pitcher full of Kool-Aid can run through a wall without suffering a horrible, delicious death.

By January 23, 2015

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Iron Maiden and Onkyo run to the hills with new Ed-phones

Heavy metal troopers Iron Maiden collaborate with Onkyo for Maiden Audio at CES 2015.

By January 8, 2015

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With PSN, Xbox Live back online, focus shifts to hackers taking credit

The identities and motives of Lizard Squad members, who claim to be behind gamers' holiday-break headache, take center stage now that the services have been restored.

By December 29, 2014

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Formula E: The electric car race generates buzz in Malaysia

As the Formula One season ends, a new series takes its place -- but instead of internal combustion engines, these new cars pack lithium-ion batteries and motors that sound like TIE Fighters.

By November 24, 2014