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What's up, WhatsApp? Facebook's $19B baby hit by outage

It's happened before, apparently, but the timing of this outage is notable, following as it does on Facebook's staggering-sum purchase of the messaging app.

By Feb. 22, 2014

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The 404 1,295: Where we telegraph it in (podcast)

The Internet claims another victim today as Google closes Reader, Yahoo will stop supporting Alta Vista sites, and India will no longer allow the delivery of telegraphs. This and more on today's 404 episode!

By Jul. 1, 2013

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Cowboys star watches son's birth on iPhone

Dallas Cowboys cornerback Brandon Carr can't get to the hospital in time to see his son's birth. He does have an iPhone, however. And, well, someone had one in the delivery room. So FaceTime revealed birth time.

By Aug. 10, 2013

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Assault charge filed after texting spat in theater

A man who was texting in a Texas movie theater claims a woman behind him who complained hit him and grabbed him so hard he got whiplash. The woman says she just touched him with a finger.

By Aug. 1, 2011

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Four fired for playing fantasy NFL at work

Fidelity Investments reportedly fires four employees after discovering IMs related to fantasy football. Fantasy football falls foul of company's gambling policy.

By Dec. 16, 2009

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A beginner's guide to Instagram

You heard all the hype last week. Now find out just what the heck Instagram is and why you might want to give it a try.

By Apr. 16, 2012

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Madama Butterfly to flutter in 3D

RealD and London's Royal Opera House will produce and film a production of "Madama Butterfly" for a 2012 release in RealD 3D-equipped theaters around the world.

By Apr. 14, 2011

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History suggests Thompson's days numbered at Yahoo

Top executives at RadioShack, Veritas, and Lotus all left their jobs after falsehoods were found on their resumes. A business ethicist calls the academic misstatements of Yahoo's CEO "fatal."

By May. 4, 2012

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IP tin can phone slightly better than string version

Plug this Kickstarter project into your USB port and chat it up old-timey style. You can even bring it into your secret base!

By Apr. 27, 2012

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FCC again balks on telephone network shutdown

commentary The remaining wireline carriers want to speed up the transition to native IP networks, an investment that has the added bonus of ending the digital divide once and for all. So why won't the FCC let them do it?

By May. 14, 2013