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On 'SNL', A-Rod says he'll sue his iPhone

This whole being-banned-from-baseball thing was caused, according to Alex Rodriguez (played by Drake), by terrible auto-correct on his iPhone.

By Jan. 19, 2014

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A-Rod and Twitter: A marriage made for divorce?

A recent convert to Twitter, the Yankees third baseman declared that his doctor said he was ready to play. Which persuaded his boss to tell him to "Shut the f*** up."

By Jun. 26, 2013

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2013 Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG

The pricey 2013 Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG is far more showpiece than practical everyday driver, but it makes quite an impression in its combination of old and new.

By May. 15, 2013

3.5 stars Editor's rating May. 15, 2013
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Computerized fishing rod won't put worms on hooks

SmartRod has a bite-sensitive accelerometer. Just sit back and wait for the alarm to ring. Then reel 'em in.

By Jan. 4, 2013

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Ep. 1525: Patent catfights and the hot rod plow

Google and Microsoft continue their highly public patent-related catfight, which is either raising awareness of the issue of overbroad software patents or just turning into an embarrassing public battle that's making us all uncomfortable. Also, facial recognition is a trap, and security researchers are rushing to unveil the real Shady Rat. Plus: Computer Love!

By Aug. 5, 2011

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Slow down, dad! Hot-rod baby carriage can reach 50 mph

Gearhead parents everywhere will be lusting after a British inventor's outrageously fast baby carriage, known as the Megapram.

By Oct. 12, 2012

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Buzz Out Loud 1525: Patent catfights and the hot rod plow (Podcast)

Google and Microsoft continue their highly public patent-related catfight, which is either raising awareness of the issue of overbroad software patents or just turning into an embarrassing public battle that's making us all uncomfortable. Also, facial recognition is a trap, and security researchers are rushing to unveil the real Shady Rat. Plus: Computer Love!

By Aug. 5, 2011

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Al Gore a lightning rod at Apple shareholder meeting

The presence of the climate change clarion and former vice president on Apple's board sets the tone for debate over the company's environmental strategy.

By Feb. 25, 2010

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'Microsoft Bridge' turns into a lightning rod

Controversy continues to swirl about an overpass near Microsoft's Redmond headquarters that is slated to receive $11 million through the federal economic-stimulus plan.

By Mar. 31, 2009

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Divining rod reborn as explosive-detection device

The Iraqi government has purchased more than 1,500 units of the ADE 651, a bomb detector that makes very questionable claims.

By Nov. 6, 2009