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Superman is most toxic superhero

Look! Up in the sky! It's a bird! It's a plane! It's a phishing scheme! Security firm McAfee says Net villains like to bait their hyperlink hooks with Superman's moniker.

By July 15, 2014

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Google buildings exposed to toxic vapors left by chipmakers

Vapors from a toxic substance known as TCE have been detected at the company's QD6 and QD7 offices on North Whishman Road in Mountain View, Calif.

By February 22, 2013

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Phew! New smartphones less toxic than older models

Recent models including Apple's iPhone 5 and the Samsung Captivate are less hazardous than old handsets, according to a new chemical analysis.

By October 3, 2012

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Passwords, security, and inertia: A toxic brew

I went to a meeting two days ago, hopped onto the guest Wi-Fi in the conference room, and had to enter a password. That password was 0123456789. It's almost too easy for hackers.

By July 12, 2012

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Japanese superhero fights grime instead of crime

Tokyo's own caped crusader, Mangetsu-man, wants citizens to join him in his quest to save the city from litter and garbage.

By September 16, 2014

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Apple chastised for unsafe working conditions in supplier factory

China Labor Watch and Green America say the iPhone maker hasn't lived up to its commitments to improve worker conditions in a China factory.

By September 4, 2014

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How Curt Schilling's video game dreams turned toxic

commentary An ambitious plan to create a competitor to "World of Warcraft" and a loan from Rhode Island transformed a politically conservative former baseball star into a case study for foolish government spending.

By May 23, 2012

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Could used cigarette butts power our gadgets?

New research from Korea suggests the filters from cigarettes could someday help bring more efficient energy storage to our computers and smartphones.

By August 6, 2014

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Google Drive terms of service: 'A toxic brew'

Google isn't about to make your private files public, but that doesn't excuse its sloppy terms of service.

By April 25, 2012

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Cinnamon might slow Parkinson's, research suggests

The tools to slow the progression of Parkinson's disease might one day come from the kitchen cabinet instead of the medicine cabinet, according to a new study.

By July 9, 2014