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Netflix preps poison pill to fend off Icahn

The video rental bigwig adopts what appears to be poison pill in hopes of holding off a takeover attempt by investor Carl Icahn.

By Nov. 5, 2012

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Spray lights you up when you've got poison ivy

Scratch that itch. Chemists develop a spray-on substance that can identify the presence of urushiol, the oily sap on poison ivy that surely comes from the devil himself.

By Oct. 15, 2012

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Ad for Apple's Siri gets poison oak wrong, report says

According to a report, the ad showed up in a July issue of The Economist, and displayed Siri pointing to poison ivy and not poison oak in the image.

By Jul. 27, 2012

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Ep. 1309: The telcos are a poison pill

Samsung Galaxy Tab pricing shows up on Amazon UK, and it's well over a thousand dollars U.S., presumably to force you toward subsidized prices so you'll end up paying the same amount or more for with-contract tablets. Which ... seriously? No. Also, Craigslist says the adult services section is gone for good, and Google's music service appears to be imminent--much to Spotify's demise--er, dismay.

By Sep. 16, 2010

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Ep. 479: Where we pick our poison

It feels good to let the poison out every once in a while, so today's episode of CNET's The 404 Podcast is all about human vices, starting with a story about a controversial secret love scene in Dragon Age: Origins between two gay elves.

By Dec. 3, 2009

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Buzz Out Loud 1309: The telcos are a poison pill (podcast)

Samsung Galaxy Tab pricing shows up on Amazon UK, and it's well over a thousand dollars U.S., presumably to force you toward subsidized prices so you'll end up paying the same amount or more for with-contract tablets. Which ... seriously? No. Also, Craigslist says the adult services section is gone for good, and Google's music service appears to be imminent--much to Spotify's demise--er, dismay.

By Sep. 16, 2010

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YouTube users can pick their poison with ads

Viewers can choose to watch an ad prior to a video starting or allow several ads to appear during the video.

By Jun. 15, 2009

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Facebook adopts the CPAL poison pill

What is Facebook trying to accomplish? If the point was to protect the Facebook platform from competition (and, to be frank, derivative works), Facebook chose a good license in CPAL. If it was to encourage development, it couldn't have chosen a worse li

By Jun. 3, 2008

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The 404 579: Where we let the poison out in 3D (podcast)

Wilson's 24-hour bug lays dormant for now, so he's back on today's episode of The 404 Podcast just in time to usher Hugh Hefner and his gang of co-eds into the studio!

By May. 12, 2010

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Ep. 579: Where we let the poison out in 3D

Wilson's 24-hour bug lays dormant for now, so he's back on today's episode of The 404 Podcast just in time to usher Hugh Hefner and his gang of co-eds into the studio! Trust me, if we had a magic lamp in the room we'd be rubbing it to no end for that wish to come true, but until that day comes we'll have to settle for Playboy Magazine centerfolds in 3D.

By May. 12, 2010