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EFF: Hollywood's RealDVD suit is a smokescreen

Internet advocacy group accuses Motion Picture Association of America of being less concerned about stopping piracy than it is about controlling innovation.

By Oct. 11, 2008

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Street-legal Batmobile up for auction, flame thrower included

Tribute to the vehicle from the 1989 Batman film comes complete with a suite of functioning crime-fighting gadgets.

By Nov. 23, 2013

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Cybercrooks use DDoS attacks to mask theft of banks' millions

Analyst says three unidentified US banks have been hit with "low powered" DDoS attacks to cover fraudulent wire transfers.

By Aug. 21, 2013

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Microsoft vs.Google: When tech firms fight, you lose either way

The dustup over a YouTube app for Windows Phone serves as a reminder: consumers always wind up as collateral damage in the skirmishing between big tech companies.

By Aug. 16, 2013

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Lady Gaga's UK website hacked, fans' personal info nicked

Lady Gaga's UK website has been hacked, with fans' personal information pinched. Universal Music says no passwords or financial details were taken.

By Jul. 19, 2011

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Jawbone Era is first headset with accelerometer

The makers of the premium Jawbone Bluetooth headsets have released a new version called the Jawbone Era. It features multiprocessor architecture, serial flash, and a built-in accelerometer, a first in Bluetooth headsets.

By Jan. 20, 2011

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Adobe CEO rebutts Jobs' Flash comments (video)

Following Steve Jobs' open letter addressing Apple's stance on the controversy surrounding the lack of Flash in Apple's mobile products, Shantanu Narayen, CEO of Adobe, offered his rebuttal to The Wall Street Journal.

By Apr. 29, 2010

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Texas Armoring: Bulletproof Cars for Stars

This video goes in depth with Texas Armoring Corporation regarding the features and construction of armored cars for NFL stars and celebrities.

By Apr. 30, 2009

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A biometric doorman for smokers

Fingerprint reader keeps track of clubbers.

By Oct. 10, 2007