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Spot and avoid the latest online scams

Among the recent targets of Web criminals are students, renters, and romance-seekers; everyone is at risk though, so keep your defenses up, up, up.

By March 6, 2014


NASA to pay tribute to its fallen astronauts

The space agency is remembering 17 astronauts who died in the Apollo 1, Space Shuttle Challenger, and Columbia disasters.

By January 29, 2014


Steve Jobs' perfect pitch: The Macintosh launch

guest post Former Apple executive Jean Louis Gassée takes a nostalgic look at the Mac's historic launch and promises -- not to be confused with the hard struggle later on the battlefield.

By January 23, 2014


Apple's Steve Jobs remembrance will be Oct. 19

An e-mail sent to Apple employees today notes that the company plans to hold a private celebration of Steve Jobs' life and career at its headquarters later this month.

By October 10, 2011


Does Facebook need a cemetery?

The creators of the Sanctri app believe there needs to be a separate place on Facebook to mourn the dead and honor them.

By November 21, 2013


Retro robots and the remembrance of futures past

Artist Mike Rivamonte likes to create sculpture of robots and other such contraptions out of vintage materials: bike parts from the '30s and '40s, old microphones, TV tubes. The resulting work takes us back to the future.

By May 30, 2011


Anonymous targets Israel in another cyberattack

The hacktivist collective claims to have caused more than $3 billion in damage in protest against treatment of Palestinians, but officials say the attack has caused minimal disruption.

By April 7, 2013


Apple remembers Steve Jobs on first anniversary of death

Company replaces its home page with a poignant remembrance of its iconic co-founder.

By October 5, 2012


Poetry-reading dresses have tales to tell

Part of a growing wearable-technology trend, Lace Sensor Dresses with custom pressure sensors are truly poetry in motion.

By July 12, 2012


Twitter to host online Armistice Day service

People are planning an online Armistice Day service held on microblogging site Twitter, including hymns and a two-minute silence.

By November 10, 2011