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Buzz Out Loud 806: Battlestar Monk

On today's show, we reveal a huge spoiler: Monk is the 12th Cylon. (Apologies to any of you who don't watch that show.) This is vaguely related to the news that NBC's return to iTunes comes shackled with variable pricing.

By September 10, 2008

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Amid political protests, Net shut off in Burma

Military government is suspected of restricting access and disconnecting cell phone lines, as gun-toting troops seek to suppress ongoing demonstrations by civilians and monks.

By September 28, 2007

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SIM card thief sentenced to hard time

Australian woman reportedly imprisoned after pleading guilty to stealing a SIM card and racking up close to $200,000 in data charges.

By May 5, 2011

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Tibetans send China a message, 'Gangnam' style

As protests erupt in Tibet, Tibetans in India launch a more lighthearted form of resistance via YouTube.

By November 12, 2012

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The Web at 25: Out of the ashes and onto the Friendster

In part 3 of his four-part series reflecting on a life lived largely on the Web, Crave's Eric Mack recalls fleeing the dot-com bust fallout for Alaska, only to be drawn back to a digital world that was growing up fast.

By March 12, 2014

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Myanmar's first non-government phone carrier, Ooredoo, goes live

The Qatar-based phone company is the first to open for business since the Asian country's military dictatorship dissolved three years ago.

By August 6, 2014

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Are super-compact EVs the ride of the future?

Japanese automakers continue to experiment with super-small one- or two-seat electric vehicles. But does anyone want to ride these carts?

By November 22, 2013

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Sherlock returns! Mini-episode grants fans early Xmas wish

Dr. John Watson, DI Lestrade, a very haggard Anderson, and Sherlock Holmes himself star in "Many Happy Returns," a mini-episode leading up to the premiere of season 3 of "Sherlock."

By December 24, 2013

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Priceline gets Shatner an angry daughter for Super Bowl

Now that you don't have to bid for airfares and hotel rooms anymore, what can you do with William Shatner? You give him progeny. A clever, attractive progeny.

By February 3, 2013

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Politician fired for Nazi-esque tweets against Muslims

A Swiss right-wing politician turns to Twitter to suggest a Kristallnacht against Muslims. He resigns from his party's executive committee and his employer fires him.

By July 2, 2012