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Bluetooth BERO robot inspired by Android mascot

Control this cute 4-inch droid with your Bluetooth phone. It's a Kickstarter project now, but may be a real Android-style bot in the future.

By Aug. 28, 2012

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A modest proposal: Twitter, meet your new mascot

Why the giant prehistoric whale with 14-inch-long teeth is a far better illustration of the microblogging site's problems than its current cuddly cartoon cetacean.

By Jul. 2, 2010

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Why Facebook should have chosen blue hedgehog mascot

According to a Facebook employee, Sean Parker was very keen for Facebook to have a mascot--a blue hedgehog. How different might the company have been today?

By Feb. 1, 2011

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Windows 7 beta gets a mascot

There's a reason Microsoft chose the specific fish it did for the desktop wallpaper in this version of Windows 7.

By Jan. 13, 2009

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Panasonic robot mascot off to Le Mans

Panasonic says a robot mascot for its Evolta-brand AA batteries will ride in a three-wheeled remote-controlled car at the Le Mans endurance circuit in France.

By Jul. 28, 2009

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Olympics mascot gets its own phone

"Fuwa Huanhan" adorns a new handset, only for the Chinese market.

By Sep. 17, 2007

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Friday Poll: What would it take to get you to use Internet Explorer?

Microsoft rolls out Internet Explorer 11 for Windows 7, but is it enough to expand the user base?

By Nov. 8, 2013

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CyanogenMod version of Android exceeds 10M installations

The alternative Android build has attracted a lot of usage, along with venture capital, but tech enthusiasts remain the core user group.

By Dec. 23, 2013

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Google ejects CyanogenMod installer, citing warranty worries

The tech giant doesn't object to the variant of the open-source Android OS, but it does say the installer app violates Google Play developer requirements. Well, there's always sideloading.

By Nov. 28, 2013