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Microsoft defends opening Hotmail account of blogger in espionage case

Company says it cracked open the Hotmail account of an unnamed blogger involved in a Windows 8 espionage case in part because he was selling Windows Server activation keys.

By March 20, 2014

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Microsoft revises privacy policy in wake of Hotmail search case

Blowback in handling of corporate espionage case forces Microsoft to promise stronger policies protecting privacy of Hotmail account holders.

By March 21, 2014

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Microsoft sniffed blogger's Hotmail account to trace leak

The company's legal department determined that it had the right to go through a private e-mail account, citing a leak of proprietary Microsoft code.

By March 20, 2014

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Neil deGrasse Tyson: Thor's hammer weighs 300 billion elephants

Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson tackles the difficult calculations required to determine the weight of superhero Thor's otherworldly weapon.

By February 8, 2013

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Craving attention? Turn heads with these video earrings

Pop a pair of 2-inch screens on your lobes and see what happens.

By August 26, 2013

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Turn an old MagicJack into a Google Voice accessory

Thanks to a clever Windows utility called GVJack App, you can make unlimited free calls (for now, anyway).

By May 2, 2012

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The 404 1,215: Where we stand up to stereotypes (podcast)

Chiropractors are finding new kinds of scoliosis, thanks to the awkward way we rest while using smartphones and tablets. On today's show, we'll demonstrate a few of our favorites, and talk about the weird buying habits of obsessive record collectors.

By February 26, 2013

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Would you swap your iPhone for a Windows Phone?

This weekend, Microsoft is running a Windows Phone Challenge. If your phone is faster than Microsoft's, you win a $1,000 "Hunger Games" PC. If it isn't, you can swap your phone for a Windows Phone.

By March 24, 2012

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The 404 1112: Where we put a spell on you (podcast)

Gems, Bridget, Ariel, and I sit down for a 404 chat about Facebook baiting users to share more mobile data with Instagram 3.0, Buzzfeed's newest rubbable GIFs, the rise of cinemgraphs, eBay banning the sale of spells online, and regional stereotypes seen through the eyes of Google auto-complete.

By August 17, 2012

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Thriller turns 25

Thriller turns 25

By February 12, 2008