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Girl engrossed in cell phone falls into sinkhole

In one of the more startling episodes of cell phone disaster, a girl in China disappears 20 feet under while chatting on her phone.

By April 24, 2012

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Sinkholes of Sound: Hi, Lo, & No-Fi in the Age of the iPod

The Audiophiliac trashes Springsteen's "Magic" CD and muses on the mysteries of "lo-fi" sound.

By December 14, 2007

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Robot to explore world's deepest sinkhole

Scientists will try to chart one of the world's deepest oceanic sinkholes with a robotic submarine that could one day be used to explore other planets.

By May 14, 2007

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Obama: We're building Iron Man

With so much going on, you might have missed it this week. But President Obama revealed details of this secret project and promised to "blast off" himself.

By March 1, 2014

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Microsoft writes off $6.2B for failed Aquantive acquisition

Microsoft is taking a hefty goodwill writedown for its 2007 purchase of Aquantive. The acquisition didn't deliver the ROI the software giant hoped for -- to put it mildly.

By July 2, 2012

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Microsoft swears that Bing's no money pit

The chief financial officer for the company's Applications and Services group tells investors now is the time for Microsoft to put its foot on the gas with Bing, not sell it off.

By December 20, 2013

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Symantec takes on one of largest botnets in history

The security firm is confronting the ZeroAccess botnet, which is likely to have more than 1.9 million slave computers at its disposal for click fraud and bitcoin mining.

By October 1, 2013

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110,000 PC-strong Kelihos botnet sidelined

Researchers use specially crafted code to direct infected computers to their servers instead of servers run by the criminals who have been using the botnet to distribute spam.

By March 28, 2012

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Microsoft settles botnet case against Chinese site

The software giant reached an agreement with the owner of 3322.org, a site that has been linked to malware such as the Nitol botnet.

By October 2, 2012