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fire

Watch This Unattended Laptop Burn Down an Office

The HP laptop battery fire shows that you should take product recalls very seriously.
Matthew Gault
3.26.18
Gaming

After 2,500 Years, a Chinese Gaming Mystery is Solved

With the help of huge servers and time, a computer scientist calculates all the legal positions in the game of Go.
Leif Johnson
1.25.16
short circuit

This Marketing Campaign Shows How Desperate PC Makers Are Getting

This is what disruption looks like.
Nicholas Deleon
10.15.15
News

Carly Fiorina May Have Revealed State Secrets by Bragging About Helping the NSA

In boasting about sending servers to the NSA after 9/11, Fiorina might have revealed classified information.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
10.7.15
short circuit

Microsoft Doesn’t Want Your Grandma to Fall for This Tech Support Scam

The company is working with the AARP to combat a scam that’s costing victims billions of dollars annually.
Nicholas Deleon
9.30.15
politics

Carly Fiorina: I Supplied HP Servers for NSA Snooping

The GOP presidential candidate also defended waterboarding in an interview Monday.
Sam Gustin
9.28.15
Power

The Internet of Things Can't Keep Your Data Safe

HP asks, 'Do these devices really need to collect this personal information to function properly?'
Joseph Cox
7.31.14
hp

Hewlett-Packard Admits to International Bribery and Money Laundering Schemes

HP will pay $108 million in fines and forfeitures for bribing officials in Russia, Poland, and Mexico with elaborate slush funds.
Max Cherney
4.9.14
Stuff

Social Media Dipshits: Stop Treating Us Like Fuckwits

And stop calling yourselves "social media snipers," "digital Sinatras," "digital inventionists," "technology whisperers," "content kings," "brand activators," "brand pollinators," and "change agents" (all terms pulled from actual Twitter bios of social...
Mark Copyranter Duffy
4.8.14
Stuff

Jimmy Kimmel Is a Shitty Advertising Copywriter

Jimmy Kimmel, host of <i>Jimmy Kimmel Live!</i>—a not-live, pre-recorded TV show—and his Jackhole Productions staff recently horked up an in-show ad for Tostitos dubbed “The Worst Contest Ever.” It lives up to its name.
Mark Copyranter Duffy
1.3.14
Motherboard Blog

Even at 40, the First Scientific Pocket Calculator Still Looks Sexy as 7734

On February 1, 1972, Hewlett Packard introduced the world's first scientific pocket calculator, the HP-35. You may be thinking, really, who cares but a bunch of geeks. That's exactly what the marketing people at HP thought when Bill Hewlett released...
Lara Heintz
2.1.12