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Tech's Biggest Flops of 2012 (So Far)

The tech world moves so fast that you've probably forgotten about at least some of the big flops that have already happened this year. Here's a quick rundown to keep you in the loop.

Netflix Agrees to Delete Former Users' Video History

Netflix settles class-action privacy lawsuit and agrees to delete data showing past customers' movie rental history.


Proposed New York Legislation Would Ban Anonymous Online Comments

Once again, lawmakers just don't seem to get the Internet.

Asus G75VW Review: A Budget-Friendly Gaming Laptop With Mediocre Performance

This somewhat cheap gaming laptop has unimpressive performance and awful speakers, but it offers a beautiful screen.

10 Ways Facebook Will Rule Our Lives

Now that Facebook is flush with cash (and expectations), here's what we have to watch out for.


Netflix Launches Snazzy New In-Browser Video PLayer

Netflix's video player finally looks like it was designed for the 21st century.


GM Will Stop Paying for Ads on Facebook - Because They Don't Work

Do Facebook ads work? Apparently…not really.

Twitter's Weekly E-Mail Digest to Feature Popular Tweets, Trending Stories

The digest is a change of direction for Twitter, whose main draw is its ability to relay information quickly and in real time.

Sony Bravia KDL-46EX523 Review: Sub-$1000 HDTV Offers So-So Video, Great Audio

Sony's 46-inch Bravia KDL-46EX523 is a fairly basic 46-inch LED-backlit 1080p HDTV with Wi-Fi connectivity, built-in apps, and decent image quality.


Facebook App Center to Offer Mobile App Promotion, Paid App Option

Facebook's app store isn't really about selling apps. It's about promoting social apps that use a Facebook login, and promoting Facebook as a platform in general.

Facebook's Social Reader Users are Fleeing in Droves

Social reader apps are basically the digital equivalent of inviting people to read over your shoulder, so it's good riddance to them.

Origin EON17-S Review: 11 Pounds of Power

The EON17-S is bulky, heavy, and generic-looking, but it's an excellent performer.

Does Faster Internet Access Lure Piracy?

Google is laying down fiber in Kansas City, and Hollywood is worried about one thing only: movie piracy.

Top Geeky Watches: The Good, the Bad, and the Downright Strange

These high-tech watches put some swagger into your inner geek.

Mozilla Criticizes CISPA for Having Broad, Alarming Reach

The head of Mozilla's Privacy and Public Policy Department said the measure before Congress goes far beyond Internet security.