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Intel snared in $6B Israel divestiture hoax

A fake press release says the chipmaker is pulling out of its $6 billion investment because of the "destruction and loss of life resulting from Israel's recent assault on Gaza."

By August 7, 2014


Dog-operated light switch aims to help the disabled

A group of students develop a lamp switch that can be operated by a service dog to help people with limited mobility.

By May 19, 2014


Symantec fires CEO Steve Bennett

Board member Michael Brown will serve as interim CEO while maker of Norton antivirus software hunts for its second chief executive in two years.

By March 20, 2014


Mars? No, Burning Man: Curosity Rover art car will prowl the playa

A team from NASA's JPL, working on its own, has built an art car based on Curiosity Rover, which touched down on Mars just over a year ago.

By August 21, 2013


Phil Jackson's first tweet is a work of art

The former Lakers and Bulls coach joins Twitter and tweets something quite oddly as if a cat had wandered over his keyboard.

By March 27, 2013


Intellectual Ventures sues Symantec over patents, again

Mega patent company Intellectual Ventures takes aim at security company Symantec yet again in a new lawsuit.

By March 18, 2013


Why do musicians have lousy hi-fis?

It's one of life's little mysteries, but most musicians have the crappiest stereo systems.

By August 11, 2012


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


Five reasons people are tuning out Yahoo's latest crisis

CEO Scott Thompson has a resume problem you've probably read about. But after a decade of executive turnover and missed opportunities, the public isn't exactly shocked by more trouble at the Web giant.

By May 8, 2012


Siemens buys eMeter's smart grid 'big data' software

eMeter's software for collecting meter data and making sense of the reams of information they produce will be integrated into Siemens smart grid product line for utilities and cities.

By December 5, 2011