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Week In Tech: Buyouts, Death Sentences And Malware

Macs got malware, Facebook got rid of a lot of pesky money that was clearly just littering up the joint and both Word and a harmless sugary bear got sentenced to death in this week’s top stories.


Facebook Buys Instagram For $US1b

One.. billion… dollars. Wow. That’s a whole lot of money for photos. Did Instagram have something incriminating on Zuckerberg?
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Flashback Shows Why Mac AV Is Vital

Flashback wormed its way into many a Mac; will this be the tipping point for Mac malware?
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Dear Android Tablets: Stay Crazy

Could Android tablet success come from… thinking differently? Read More



Gizmodo Asks Dan Ilic About His Geek Origins

Behind every Geek there’s a story; in Dan Illic’s case it’s a tale of portable Commodores and gatecrashed parties.
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It’s Not Quite Time To Kill Microsoft Word

Does Word really deserve a death sentence? I think not.
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Most Entertaining Story


Unbearable: The Death Of A 12 Kilo Gummy Bear

It’s a hard life being a 12 Kilo Gummy Bear — and an even tougher execution.
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