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What are the odds you'll land on a typo-squatting site?

Pretty high, according to a new report from McAfee. To be exact, you have a 1-in-14 chance of doing so when entering the URL of a popular Web site.

By Nov. 19, 2007

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New domain names, same old trademark problems

As Net addresses like .pink, .flights, and .coffee arrive, trademark holders have some new versions of old headaches. Canyon Bicycle prevailed to claim canyon.bike, though.

By Mar. 25, 2014

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Ford Fiesta becomes working-class Transformer

Artist Hetain Patel turns a Ford Fiesta hatchback into a Transformer sculpture that's a little less flashy than all the other Autobots.

By Oct. 21, 2013

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Petman robot rocks gas mask, chemical suit

You wouldn't want to meet this camouflaged humanoid in a dark alley. For the time being, it's tethered to a treadmill.

By Apr. 8, 2013

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Can you beat Zuckerberg when it comes to Facebook privacy?

The newly created Realistic Facebook Privacy Simulator offers you the chance to see just how smart you are with respect to your Facebook privacy.

By Oct. 14, 2013

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Amazon Android games console due this year, report says

Fresh rumours concerning the book-seller's gaming plans say a console will be here within months.

By Aug. 9, 2013

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Sony Project Morpheus

Oculus Rift, you've got competition: Sony has entered the VR game at GDC.

By Mar. 18, 2014

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Twitter yanks Reading Rainbow handle from squatter

Reading Rainbow TV host LeVar Burton used his millions of Twitter followers to help overthrow the squatter who laid claim to the @reading rainbow Twitter handle.

By Feb. 1, 2012

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Facebook wins millions in case against typo squatters

The social network was awarded $2.8 million in damages from defendants who squatted on variations of Facebook's domain name.

By May. 1, 2013

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AOL squatter launches his company -- no hiding out required

During the two months Eric Simons spent living at AOL's Silicon Valley offices, he was building ClassConnect. Now, the startup has launched at Claco.

By Sep. 26, 2012