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McAfee: Photo 'location' leak meant to mislead cops

Antivirus pioneer John McAfee, on the run from police, appears to reveal his location through metadata posted on a magazine's website. Then he says it was intentional disinformation. Then he changes his story again.

By Dec. 3, 2012

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Phone shops mislead customers over price hikes, says report

Mobile phone shops are misleading us about deals shooting up in price while our contract is running, according to a Which? report.

By Aug. 17, 2012

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Time Lord cats, drones: Tumblr's newly updated policies entertain

Amusingly updated Tumblr legal guidelines remind bloggers to play nice, and not to mislead readers by using "Doctor Who" cat hashtags or posing as "Sherlock" actor Benedict Cumberbatch on the site.

By Feb. 5, 2014

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EU to Apple, Google: Free game apps? Yeah, right

European regulators fret that free downloads deliver games that aren't actually free to play, and that children are especially vulnerable to costly in-app purchases.

By Feb. 27, 2014

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Judge: Facebook lawsuit over botched IPO can go on

After the social network and banks that financed its 2012 IPO tried to get a slew of shareholder lawsuits tossed, a judge rules that the unhappy investors' claims are legitimate.

By Dec. 18, 2013

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SEC accuses Texas man of running Bitcoin Ponzi scheme

"Fraudsters are not beyond the reach of the SEC just because they use...virtual currency to mislead investors and violate federal securities laws," the SEC says, as it files charges against a Texas man.

By Jul. 23, 2013

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Phil Spencer on Xbox One 'always-on' debacle: 'We could have been more clear'

On the final day of the Game Developers Conference, the head of Microsoft Studios opens up about the Xbox One's tumultuous road to launch and the company's indie game relationship.

By Mar. 21, 2014

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John McAfee hires former Guatemalan attorney general, wants to meet with Belize

The 67-year-old antivirus-software pioneer turned fugitive retains Telesforo Guerra, who happens to be the uncle of his 20-year-old girlfriend, to help him set up a meeting with the prime minister of Belize.

By Dec. 4, 2012

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Tangiers: A stealth game inspired by Dada, David Lynch

This sandbox-style video game about the surreal and the avant-garde is seeking support on Kickstarter -- and it's unlike anything we've ever seen.

By Jul. 22, 2013

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Pandora calls artist royalties flap an orchestrated 'lie'

Co-founder Tim Westergren charges the RIAA with running a "misinformation campaign" and denies lobbying for an 85 percent reduction in artist royalties.

By Jun. 26, 2013