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Ukrainian hackers claim takedown of NATO Web sites

A "significant" DDoS attack targeted NATO sites but did not affect the integrity of the organization's systems, a spokesperson says.

By Mar. 16, 2014

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Icelanders 'like' their crowdsourced constitution

A year after Iceland asked its citizens to help write its new constitution by making suggestions via Facebook, voters decide this new draft should be the basis for the upcoming constitution.

By Oct. 22, 2012

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Tesla: Momentum stock of the year finally disappoints

Not even promises of its first deliveries to the Chinese market suffice as a weaker-than-expected outlook following Tesla's third-quarter earnings leads to a speculator stampede for the exits.

By Nov. 5, 2013

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'Republican' version of British news site nixes royal baby news

The Guardian, conscious that some Brits just aren't monarchists, offers a non-royal version of its Web site, so people can avoid royal baby mania.

By Jul. 22, 2013

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Amazon turns to voters on sales tax fight

Amazon wants to bring a referendum before California voters to stop the state from forcing online retailers to collect sales tax.

By Jul. 12, 2011

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Labour social media 'guru' resigns over SNP Downfall parody

MP Tom Harris has quit as Labour's social media chief in Scotland after making a Downfall parody of SNP leader Alex Salmond.

By Jan. 17, 2012

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Big iOS 6 uptick linked to China launch, instead of Google Maps

Since Google's new iOS mapping app hit Apple's App Store, adoption of iOS 6 has jumped 30 percent. But new data says the rate in North America stayed flat and that the global jump may be due to iPhone sales in China.

By Dec. 20, 2012

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News Corp. digital chief Jon Miller exits

The departure was apparently prompted by a reorganization that will split News Corp.'s entertainment and publishing operations into separate companies.

By Aug. 23, 2012

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Swiss political party tries to ban PowerPoint

A political party in Switzerland believes that PowerPoint and other presentation software costs the nation more than $2 billion in lost productivity.

By Jul. 5, 2011

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Amazon's Bezos donates $2.5M in support of same-sex marriage

The e-commerce magnate wholeheartedly gives his support to the same-sex marriage campaign in Washington State, donating millions of dollars.

By Jul. 29, 2012