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Facebook pokes holes in Princeton research with parody

The social network uses a questionable methodology to come to the shocking conclusion that Princeton will be dead by 2021.

By Jan. 23, 2014


With ‘Silicon Valley,’ ‘Office Space’ creator pokes holes in tech’s shiny exterior

HBO gave a sneak peek in its show’s namesake to see if people from the iconic tech hub can take a joke. Turns out they can.

By Apr. 6, 2014


KitKat 4.4 ad pokes fun at Apple designer Jony Ive

Using techie language to describe the chocolate-covered candy bar in a YouTube video, Kit Kat's "chief breaks officer" makes the snack sound like a finely crafted smartphone.

By Sep. 3, 2013


Windows Phone 8 ad pokes fun at Apple vs Samsung feud

Microsoft's latest Windows Phone ad pokes fun at the idiocy of overzealous Samsung and Apple fanboys.

By Apr. 29, 2013


Shopping site Fancy pokes at rivals, touts mobile success

The social-shopping site hits 2 million members and says it's beating competitors Pinterest and Fab on mobile despite a smaller user base.

By Oct. 30, 2012


Nokia pokes fun at iPhone in Lumia 900 campaign

Nokia's "smartphone beta test" website isn't afraid to take on Apple's blockbuster device in a series of "hidden camera" videos.

By Apr. 2, 2012


Comic pokes fun at Facebook's Timeline

An online comic has ridiculed Facebook's new Timeline feature, saying it'll help advertisers rather than users.

By Sep. 24, 2011


Ep. 1374: Zuckerberg pokes China

On today's show, we get a brief appearance of Brian After Dentist, but it's not as fun as we hoped, because the poor guy was actually in pain. So, Donald and I soldier on, discussing how Google TV is probably just plain done for, Net neutrality is under attack from all sides, and how college may be useless for entrepreneurs but it's a crucial nerd breeding ground. Plus, in the future, we'll pay for everything in Jobses. Depressing. --Molly

By Dec. 20, 2010


Airlines offer free in-flight Facebook for pokes on a plane

Come Wi-Fi with me, let's fly, let's fly away... to Facebook. US airlines are offering free access to Facebook thousands of feet up in the air.

By Feb. 3, 2011