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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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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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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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For a few days, Apple TV comes with a $25 iTunes bonus

Ahead of a suspected revamp of its set-top box, Apple includes a $25 iTunes gift card with the purchase of the current incarnation of Apple TV to binge on Oscar movies.

By Feb. 28, 2014

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'Star Wars' My Little Pony: May the foal be with you

"Star Wars" and "My Little Pony" come together at last in a collection of handcrafted figures that give the stars of the "Star Wars" universe four hooves.

By Oct. 23, 2012

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That blows! Sand dunes move in on famed 'Star Wars' set

Scientists report that Anakin Skywalker's hometown is under attack -- not by Tusken Raiders but by the desert itself.

By Jul. 19, 2013

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Dancing with the 'Star Wars': Billy Dee Williams cha-chas as Lando

"Star Wars" actor Billy Dee Williams dressed as Lando Calrissian pays tribute to a galaxy far, far away with a cha-cha number that even has Ewoks cheering on "Dancing with the Stars."

By Mar. 19, 2014

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Kwaga addresses Gmail shortcoming, again (scoop)

Previously, WriteThat.Name just extracted contact info from Gmail messages. Now the service takes a step toward consolidating multiple accounts' contact lists, too.

By Oct. 11, 2011