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Oscar winner '12 Years a Slave' sees illegal downloads triple

One of the side effects of winning an Academy Award for best picture is experiencing an uptick in piracy.

By Mar. 4, 2014

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'No more iSlave:' An activist fights for iPhone workers

Debby Chan, a human rights activist based in Hong Kong, has led the battle to improve conditions for employees of China's giant contract manufacturers

By Sep. 25, 2012

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Fallout 3's The Pitt: Like Ravenholm, but with slaves

Populated with diseased, psychotic abominations of the human form, The Pitt is a dark, heavily action-driven expansion to the post-apocalyptic RPG

By Apr. 1, 2009

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The perfect exercise machine for slave labor

The "GZ PC-Sport and Power Stepper" can be rigged so that the mouse or keyboard works only when it's in use.

By Nov. 13, 2007

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Dear Microsoft: "We're not your slaves"

Microsoft proves, yet again, that its model is inimical to caring about customers...and partners.

By Aug. 30, 2007

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Hackers find security weaknesses with the Lifx smart LED

A British security firm exposed a vulnerability within this popular smart LED, prompting a quick fix.

By Jul. 7, 2014

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Dropbox outage sparked by buggy server upgrade

A planned server maintenance job went awry because of a "subtle bug" in an upgrade script - but users' files were never at risk, the company says.

By Jan. 13, 2014

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Madonna banned by movie theater for alleged movie texting

The singer reportedly buries herself in her BlackBerry during the premiere of the movie "12 Years a Slave." Some complain. She explains it was for business. One famous movie theater chain bans her in protest.

By Oct. 14, 2013

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Lupita Nyong'o, Gwendoline Christie cast in 'Star Wars: Episode VII'

More actors are headed to a galaxy far, far away. Academy Award winner Lupita Nyong'o and "Game of Thrones" star Gwendoline Christie are tapped as the latest "Star Wars" cast members.

By Jun. 2, 2014