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Uber gets an F from the Better Business Bureau

Customers call in a slew of complaints about the ride-sharing service -- ranging from allegedly being overcharged by hundreds of dollars to having troubles with customer service.

By October 9, 2014

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All the news from the 2012 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

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The Exoplanet Travel Bureau: NASA posters advertise Kepler planets

The space agency is promoting some of the 1,000 planets discovered by the Kepler Mission in the style of vintage travel posters.

By January 8, 2015

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Bitcoin-mining company Butterfly Labs shut down by FTC

Company marketed specialized computers designed to produce the cryptocurrency but delivered useless machines, according to an FTC complaint.

By September 23, 2014

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From 'Windows Phone' to 'Windows 10': Can name change get consumers to notice?

The "Windows Phone" OS will be no more, as the version of Windows 10 tailored for smaller devices will be called simply Windows 10. Will that help improve Microsoft's lot in the smartphone market?

By January 21, 2015

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BlackBerry offers Classic deal to India consumers

The BlackBerry Classic smartphone is now available in India, an emerging market that carries strong sales potential for the smartphone maker.

By January 15, 2015

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Stormtrooper armour protects charity hiker from deadly snake bite

A man hiking around Australia in full Imperial Sandtrooper armour has survived an encounter with one of the world's deadliest snakes, and he has his Star Wars costume to thank.

By January 15, 2015

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Nintendo's 3DS midlife crisis: Can Mario protect it from mobile?

The company dominates among handhelds dedicated to gaming only, so its biggest challenge remains keeping the 3DS relevant in the smartphone and tablet era.

By January 15, 2015

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Nunchuks-style protective case makes you an iPhone ninja

Introduce your iPhone 6 to a whole new world of ninja-style acrobatic tricks with a case that slides and flips your phone.

By January 13, 2015

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Artificial intelligence experts sign open letter to protect mankind from machines

The Future of Life Institute wants humanity to tread lightly while developing really smart machines.

By January 11, 2015

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Modern security tactics fail to protect against malware, study finds

The kinds of advanced malicious software threatening most companies have proven to be nearly impossible to stop, says a new FireEye report.

By January 8, 2015