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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 August 28, 2012

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VW uses algorithm to create perfect Super Bowl ad

If you let German engineers create your Super Bowl ad, this is what you'll get. And what you'll get is quite brilliant.

By January 21, 2014

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Play Frogger, Asteroids free from your browser

Who needs Call of Duty when you could be playing Montezuma's Revenge featuring Panama Joe? The Console Living Room from the Internet Archive is making classic console games free to play online.

By December 30, 2013

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Toledo Mud Hens mark May the 4th with Chewbacca uniforms

A minor league baseball team hopes the force will be with them on May the 4th when they don Wookiee-inspired uniforms to celebrate "Star Wars."

By April 29, 2013

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Pizza joint takes Twitter 'follow' literally, 'stalks' fans

As part of an ad campaign, pizza chain Mellow Mushroom followed some of its newest Twitter followers -- in the real world.

By October 24, 2012

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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 February 1, 2011

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Amazon Marketplace merchants complain of competition with...Amazon?

A Wall Street Journal story contends that, in some cases, Amazon has looked at which products merchants are selling that are popular, and started competing with them.

By June 27, 2012

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Apple looms over E3 once again

It feels like Apple's hold on the gaming industry is stronger than it was the year before. Are traditional game companies finding themselves forced to play Apple's game?

By June 1, 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 July 2, 2010

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Surprise! Microsoft quietly opposes SOPA copyright bill

Microsoft applauded a Senate bill that aimed to delete "rogue Web sites" from the Internet. But it's drawn the line at the broader Stop Online Piracy Act.

By November 22, 2011