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Mozilla under fire: Inside the 9-day reign of fallen CEO Brendan Eich

The co-founder's high-profile exit from the maker of Firefox wasn't just about his gay marriage stance. Insiders describe a revered technologist with management issues -- and a reluctant board.

By June 13, 2014

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Wireless phone charging: Coming to a dashboard near you

The first Qi and Powermat wireless phone chargers are arriving in automobiles as options. How does charging work and why should you care?

By April 8, 2014

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Tesla: Momentum stock of the year finally disappoints

Not even promises of its first deliveries to the Chinese market suffice as a weaker-than-expected outlook following Tesla's third-quarter earnings leads to a speculator stampede for the exits.

By November 5, 2013

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Will Bezos disrupt the news industry with the Washington Post?

analysis It would be out of character for the Amazon CEO to become a passive owner for such an iconic brand. Part of the intrigue may be in taking on another industry and seeing if he can shake it up in fundamental ways.

By August 5, 2013

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Google doodle throws wild rumpus for Maurice Sendak

The "Wild Things" hero kicks off an animation that travels through landscapes of Sendak's best-known children's books, ending at a party thrown for what would have been his 85th birthday

By June 10, 2013

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Growing pressure in Congress to fix flaws in DMCA law

Since its inception in 1998, the Digital Millennium Copyright has been a touchstone for (digital) controversy. Finally, spurred by a flap over cell phone unlocking, politicians may be ready to act.

By March 6, 2013

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2013 Toyota Avalon charges Qi-enabled phones without wires

Charge your phone without the hassle of cables or connections with the Toyota Avalon's optional wireless inductive charging mat.

By December 19, 2012

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Wireless charging blazes path toward mainstream

Heavyweights are backing the idea of wireless charging capabilities embedded in phones, and public charging stations are beginning to pop up. Differing standards, however, still make for a rocky adoption.

By November 16, 2012

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History's first OMG directed at Winston Churchill?

Turns out the oft-used abbreviation has its origins in a British Naval dialogue.

By August 16, 2012

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Wireless charging to get a boost from Samsung, Qualcomm

At CTIA in New Orleans, Samsung and Qualcomm debut an industry group formed to create and promote a new wireless charging standard.

By May 7, 2012