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Weather Channel, DirecTV end months-long tempest

Weather Channel returns to lineup after agreeing to reduce amount of reality TV programming it offers -- a sticking point for the satellite provider. There's no word, though, on whether DirecTV in turn agrees to pay a higher fee.

By April 8, 2014

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A tempest brewing over tablets

week in review Apple, Microsoft, Google, and even Best Buy ready products to storm consumers, while Softbank snaps up Sprint. Also: Windows 8 anxiety.

By October 19, 2012

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Buzz Out Loud 852: Tempest in a Twitter teapot

Turns out a lot of people are all too happy to hand over their password to some unknown Web site just to find out if they're popular. Oh, people. When will you learn? Also, Microsoft Live gets a purpose, Valleywag loses its teeth, the BlackBerry Storm get

By November 13, 2008

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Yahoo and its CEO: What's the worst that could happen?

Chief Executive Officer Scott Thompson is accused of lying about his college education. Tempest in a teacup, or scandal in the making?

By May 4, 2012

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Corruption in Wikiland? Paid PR scandal erupts at Wikipedia

A Wikipedia trustee and a Wikipedian In Residence have been editing the online encyclopedia on behalf of PR clients. Add the discovery of an SEO business run on the side, and this tempest is out of its teapot.

By September 18, 2012

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AT&T reportedly courting DirecTV for possible acquisition

Tie-up of landline giant and No. 2 satellite provider would challenge Comcast-Time Warner Cable combination amid a changing TV climate.

By April 30, 2014

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Don't look for morality tales in Mozilla CEO resignation saga

[commentary] If you were looking for a "teachable moment" about a Silicon Valley executive's personal beliefs versus his ability to lead a diverse community, this wasn't it.

By April 5, 2014

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Keystrokes can be recovered remotely

Researchers find they can recover usernames and passwords remotely by listening to the electromagnetic waves broadcast by the keyboard itself.

By October 22, 2008

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The future of magic: Augmented reality?

For decades, slightly cheesy sleight-of-hand artists around the world have promised "you won't believe your eyes!" before demonstrating ageless moves handed down from generation to generation. Now add augmented reality to the bag of tricks.

By April 30, 2009

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Kisai RPM acetate watch only slightly confusing

Tokyoflash Japan's latest bizarre watch could be a Tron disc. You have to push a button to light the time-indicating LED display, which consists of concentric rings.

By June 1, 2011