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Amazon vanishes 1984 from citizen Kindles

In an irony-filled moment that underlines the flaws of our increasingly digital society, Amazon has removed George Orwell's 1984 from America's Kindle ebook readers.
Cade Metz, 18 2009
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Apple sued over shrink-wrapped Mafia death threats

A Beverly Hills, California man is suing Apple, the St. Louis Police Department, the FBI, an auto mechanic, and others for aiding and abetting the Italian Mafia's attempt to force him to become a New York fashion model.
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Microsoft beta-fies Home Server PP3 for Windows 7

Microsoft is looking for guinea pigs to test Windows Home Server Power Pack 3 beta, which is - predictably - built around Windows 7.