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10 odd, offbeat, and downright weird places you'll find Linux

Why worry about the desktop when you've conquered everything else?

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14 strange but true facts from the history of high tech

The first mouse. The first university-degreed computer scientist. And possibly, the first stupid password. Technology has its twists and turns—read on for the most fascinating ones we found.


Infamy and alias: 11 famous hackers and their online handles

On the Internet, nobody knows you're not in the mafia

Computing Fossils: Old Tech Holds on for Dear Life

Many obsolete technologies persist from less ancient times to today. A brief tour through these technological fossils offers a lesson on the durability of items we may consider ephemeral.

Meet the Strange Bedfellows who Could Stop SOPA

Is tech the last refuge from Democrat-Republican bickering?