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U.N. summit's meltdown ignites new Internet Cold War

New geopolitical rift isn't east-west or north-south: it roughly tracks commitment to free expression. The U.S., Canada, Europe, Japan, and their allies are now facing off against the likes of China, Russia, Libya, Nigeria, and dozens of other nations.

By Dec. 17, 2012

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Laptop accessories to save you from a meltdown

Already have a back-to-school laptop? Pair it with one of these stands for cooler temperatures and more ergonomic angles.

By Aug. 16, 2012

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Going 'unplugged' doesn't have to lead to an e-mail meltdown

Afraid turning off your phone or computer for an extended period will cause your inbox to explode? Try it, and you might be surprised -- more relaxed, too.

By Jul. 4, 2012

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Twitter explains service meltdown

Twitter's vice president of engineering explains the system's fail in a message to users.

By Jun. 21, 2012

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How Nasdaq's CEO missed Facebook's IPO meltdown

The Wall Street Journal breaks down the infamous social network trading nightmare, and why the exchange's head honcho didn't know it was happening.

By Jun. 11, 2012

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Market meltdown likely to hit tech spending

Are chief financial officers, the folks who control IT budgets, really going to be enthusiastic about spending on tech projects amid market volatility?

By Aug. 8, 2011

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Mel Gibson and Web's latest celeb meltdown

In an age when anyone can whip out a cell phone camera or post a digital recording of a voice message, it pays for celebrities to keep their cool.

By Jul. 12, 2010

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Big HTC Evo 4G launch leads to Qik meltdown

Unprepared for the swift sales of the HTC Evo 4G, Qik has to temporarily pull its video chat app after its server gets overloaded.

By Jun. 7, 2010

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HTC Legend vs HTC Hero vs Google Nexus One: Android meltdown

We've pitted the HTC Legend against its predecessor, the HTC Hero, and the current king of the smart phones, the Google Nexus One, in a beauty pageant of Android goodness

10 Images Mar. 5, 2010

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Digital City 71: PS3 Meltdown; spying on school laptops; and deconstructing Heavy Rain (podcast)

This week, we follow new developments in the system-wide PS3 meltdown, find out why a New York school administrator named "Dan Ackerman" is spying on kids' laptops, and engage in a spoiler-filled discussion of Heavy Rain.

By Mar. 2, 2010