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Black day for BlackBerry

Shares of BlackBerry plunged 27.8% after its first-quarter earnings failed to impress investors. Paul Taylor, telecoms editor, reports on why the …

I've been no-contract since before T-Mobile made it cool

Oh, T-Mobile has gone no-contract? Yes, this is a big step for a major national carrier, but for me, it's whoop-de-doo. I've been no-contract for a year already. Plus, I have access to that big, juicy Verizon network that lets me make calls from the middle of the mountains in New Mexico. I'm a …

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Ride Out North Korea's Preemptive Strike in These 24 Cold War Fallout Shelters

With North Korea's missiles at the ready—pointless though that may be—we may not be far from another mini-Cold War. With the potential end of …

North Korea

PBS shows how hacking is reclaiming its good name after a bad rap (video)

Hacking is still a loaded concept for many, often conjuring negative images of corporate espionage, fraudsters and prank-minded script kiddies. PBS' <i>Off Book</i> wants to remind us that hacking wasn't always seen this way -- and, thanks to modern developments, is mending its reputation. Its latest …

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Iterations: Calendar Frenzy, Google Now, and Apple’s “Anticipatory Computing” Problem

<b>Editor’s Note:</b> <i>Semil Shah is a contributor to</i> TechCrunch<i>. You can follow him on Twitter at @semil.</i><p>Now that the Mailbox sale to Dropbox is complete, let’s move on to the next native iOS app that everyone wants to replace: The Calendar. Yes, the calendar. Nearly every other conversation I had this …