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Water-to-wine Miracle Machine actually a publicity stunt

It sounded too good to be true, and it was. The Miracle Machine was supposed to make wine at home in just a few days, but it's not real.

By Mar. 12, 2014

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Obama to Ellen: Your Samsung selfie was a pretty cheap stunt

The president, on a whirlwind Obamacare sales trip, ribs Ellen DeGeneres about her star-filled shill -- which broke his retweet record.

By Mar. 20, 2014

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Amazon drones: Bold experiment or shrewd publicity stunt?

Amazon faces a ton of hurdles when it comes to deploying delivery drones, but the idea isn't as farfetched as it first might sound.

By Dec. 2, 2013

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LG G2 balloon stunt goes awry

An imprudent marketing event to drum up interest in the G2 smartphone ends in nearly two dozen injuries.

By Aug. 12, 2013

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Samsung Stunt SCH-r100 (MetroPCS)

Though light on features, the Samsung Stunt SCH-r100 is easy to operate. The addition of Bluetooth, speakerphone, and voice commands makes it a serviceable entry-level phone, though call quality could be clearer.

By Jan. 22, 2010

3 stars Editor's rating Jan. 22, 2010

MSRP: $39.00

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Angelina Jolie's stunt double sues News Corp. for alleged hacking

Eunice Huthart, Jolie's body double in "Tomb Raider 2," claims that News Corp. hacked her phone and wrote stories based on information gleaned from her voice mails. This is the first U.S. claim in the hacking saga.

By Jun. 18, 2013

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Samsung knocks Apple Maps in Sydney marketing stunt

As part of a new marketing trick in Australia, Samsung's poking fun at a recent Apple Maps issue that left some people stranded in the desert.

By Dec. 12, 2012

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EE 4G now in more than 100 towns, milks tenuous PR stunt

"Accrington StanlEE? 'Oo are they?" "Ech-zachlEE." Accrington's the 100th town to get 4G from EE, and, er, Ian Rush is celebrating with some milk.

By Aug. 27, 2013

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James Bond stunt Aston Martin made in giant 3D printer

"Skyfall" filmmakers dropped some of their $150 million-plus budget on 3D-printed scale replicas of Bond's classic Aston Martin DB5.

By Nov. 13, 2012

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Nokia adopts Microsoft's 'Smoked by Windows' stunt

Overseas, Nokia is holding a similar "Lumia Challenge" in the U.K. as it works to drum up more attention for its new smartphones.

By Mar. 30, 2012