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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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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 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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YTL CEO Wing Lee bets on 4G in Malaysia (Q&A)

Piggybacking off a contract to supply 10,000 schools with Net access and 130,000 Chromebooks, a telco upstart gains an emerging market foothold. Hear its CEO's thoughts on the 4G honeymoon, Google Fiber, and dumb pipes.

By November 8, 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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The sheer sadness of Nokia begging Instagram for a date

It used to be that phones were sexy. Now, even good phones are resorting to begging for apps. Isn't this a little demeaning?

By March 20, 2013

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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

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Cyberspying effort drops 'Mirage' on energy firms

Malware targets individuals at organizations in Philippines, Taiwan, Canada and elsewhere via "spear-phishing" e-mails bearing tainted PDF files.

By September 20, 2012

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Microsoft finds malware hidden in new computers in China

Discovery leads to investigation and disruption of Nitol botnet and attempt to shut down subdomains linked to more than 500 types of malware.

By September 13, 2012

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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