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Alleged Russian spies suffered from dreadful IT support
— 1:16 PM on July 6, 2010

By now, you've probably heard about those 11 alleged Russian spies who were attempting to gather intelligence and penetrate "policy making circles" in the...

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Etc.
— 9:32 AM on July 6, 2010

I hope you had a good weekend. Here are some events witnessed during the course of the Fourth this year...

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Friday night topic: Your worst day ever
— 4:45 PM on July 2, 2010

I've been brutally unproductive today for various reasons, and it feels like everything is crashing down around me. As I sit and type, I...

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Launch roundup: multitouch gaming, killer DIMMs, and more
— 10:12 AM on July 2, 2010

Another week, another roundup of product launches. This time, we have news from Corsair, iBuypower, and NZXT. MAGIC ships with...

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Etc.
— 9:20 AM on July 2, 2010

Our preparations are nearly complete...

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Best Buy would rather not show you that laptop, thanks
— 4:02 PM on June 28, 2010

The Toshiba Portégé R700, with which I'm rather taken, was due to make its way into Best Buy stores today, and I had hotly...

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Friday night topic: Blowing stuff up
— 5:01 PM on June 25, 2010

The Fourth of July weekend is almost upon us, and that means it's time to begin considering your fireworks purchases, if you are, like me,...

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Apple requires location tracking for iTunes purchases
— 4:01 PM on June 23, 2010

Apple has published a controversial new privacy policy that reserves the right to collect precise location data from every iPad, iPhone, and Mac. ...

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Saturday science subject: Our friends the parasites
— 2:55 PM on June 19, 2010

Human beings in the civilized world have spent incalculable resources improving sanitation, getting rid of disease, and curbing infant mortality, especially in the past century...

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Friday night topic: The worst summer movie season?
— 5:49 PM on June 18, 2010

Man, this year's crop of summer movies seems to be... awful. I'm not excited about much of anything beyond Toy Story 3, and the only...

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Wi-Fi quadricopter offers augmented reality dogfights
— 10:54 AM on June 17, 2010

This year's E3 expo is teeming with new games and funky motion controllers. And then there's Parrot's AR.Drone, which has four tiny helicopter rotors,...

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Apple becomes highest-valued tech company
— 6:00 AM on May 27, 2010

No, that headline isn't a typo. As the Associated Press reports, Apple's market capitalization surpassed Microsoft's on Wednesday, making the Mac maker the highest-valued...

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Etc.
— 10:58 AM on May 24, 2010

Wow. Six years of Lost, and I don't really know what exactly happened. Then again, I never could watch the show as a...

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Friday night topic: What value biodiversity?
— 6:24 PM on May 21, 2010

I have always wondered about the question of biodiversity. Does it matter that a species might disappear from the Earth? There are many...

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HP: We'll put webOS in slates, printers
— 8:53 AM on May 19, 2010

Soon after HP announced its acquisition of Palm, executives from the two companies went on record naming slate devices as possible candidates for...

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Saturday science subject: The Neanderthal in us
— 4:01 PM on May 8, 2010

Did Neanderthals and early humans interbreed? Scientists have been asking themselves that question for decades, but now, as New Scientist reports, we may finally...

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Police raid editor's home in iPhone leak fallout
— 11:10 AM on April 27, 2010

Remember how Gizmodo recently came into possession of a fourth-generation iPhone prototype misplaced by an Apple engineer? Although some onlookers initially suspected a deliberate...

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Saturday science subject: The Sun in HD
— 3:36 PM on April 24, 2010

A little over two months after departing Earth, NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory has started beaming back images of the Sun—images that purportedly have "clarity...

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