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Is truth stranger than fiction? The Pirate Bay moves to North Korea

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April Fools may have come early again this year, thanks to The Pirate Bay. Claiming to have been rehosted in that most closely held of countries, North Korea, could this ironic story actually be strange enough to be true?...
Is truth stranger than fiction? The Pirate Bay moves to North Korea
April fools: Facebook breakups abound on April 2

Not Just April Fools: Best Social Engineering Movies

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When the scam is happening to someone else, it can make for great cinema. Here are seven of our favorites....
Not Just April Fools: Best Social Engineering Movies

Here Are The 5 Most Viral Apple Ads Of All Time

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Sunday is Apple's 36th birthday—that's right, jokester Jobs founded the company on April Fools' Day—so we are celebrating by taking a look at Apple's most viral ads of all time. Unruly Media has compiled the most-shared Apple ads of all time, and some of the results are surprising: There's...
Here Are The 5 Most Viral Apple Ads Of All Time

Verizon finds developer outsourced his work to China so he could surf Reddit and watch cat videos

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No, this is not the Onion, it’s not April Fools, and I’m not making this up. All of this comes straight from Verizon, or rather a case study from 2012 outlined by its security team. The story goes a little something like this. A developer at a US-based critical infrastructure...
Verizon finds developer outsourced his work to China so he could surf Reddit and watch cat videos

Fool Us Twice: More April Fools' Tomfoolery [Videos]

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As All Fools' Day continues, more reports of tomfoolery are coming in, so here's a quick video update. Scope Releases Bacon-Flavored Mouthwash WestJet Loves The Pets AerLingus: Flight Boarding By Clan Sony Features Products For Non-Bipeds Womp Rats Are Easy If you find any more humorous attempts to tickle, post...
Fool Us Twice: More April Fools' Tomfoolery [Videos]

Possible bug causes YouTube to detect IE10 on Windows 7 and IE8 as 'no longer supported'

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This doesn’t appear to be one of Google’s April Fools’ jokes. YouTube’s browser checker seems to be flagging Internet Explorer 8 on Windows XP and Internet Explorer 10 on Windows 7 as unsupported. We’ve tested this issue out on a few Windows machines and it appears that other versions of...
Possible bug causes YouTube to detect IE10 on Windows 7 and IE8 as 'no longer supported'

Japan April Fools: Squid e-readers, flipping Google glasses

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Catch up on your favorite manga series with a squid reader from Kodansha. Yep, it's just a fish tale. [Read more]...
Japan April Fools: Squid e-readers, flipping Google glasses

April Fools' gadgets: You'll wish some of these were real

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From a Play-Doh 3D printer to speakers for hamsters, tech companies pull out the tall tales in honor of April Fools' 2013. [Read more]...
April Fools' gadgets: You'll wish some of these were real

I loved the "Google Translate for Animals" joke on April Fools. Here are a few more video outtakes: http://goo.gl/NCFK :)

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I loved the "Google Translate for Animals" joke on April Fools. Here are a few more video outtakes: http://goo.gl/NCFK :)

The 404 1,023: Where we go one step beyond (podcast)

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Leaked from today's episode of The 404: Ashton Kutcher signed on to play Steve Jobs in biopic (not a joke), April Fools tech pranks, and self-driving cars aren't as far away as we thought! [Read more]...
The 404 1,023: Where we go one step beyond (podcast)

ReadWriteStart Weekly Wrapup

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Well would ya look at that? It's April already! The first quarter of 2010 is in the books and we are (hopefully) through all the April fools antics. In this week's ReadWriteStart Weekly Wrapup, we talk about how MBAs and entrepreneurship may not mix as well as they hope, how...
ReadWriteStart Weekly Wrapup

Ashton Kutcher to Play Steve Jobs in Upcoming Indie Film "Jobs"

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Variety reports that actor Ashton Kutcher will be playing Steve Jobs in an upcoming independent movie called Jobs.The film will chronicle Steve Jobs from wayward hippie to co-founder of Apple, where he became one of the most revered creative entrepreneurs of our time.The movie is set to start production in...
Ashton Kutcher to Play Steve Jobs in Upcoming Indie Film "Jobs"

Engadget Eurocast 021 - 04.04.13

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An American has invaded the Eurocast! Okay, not really... We asked our amazing NYC-based editor, Joseph Volpe, to grace us with his lovely voice. Topics for this edition include the likely-to-be announced HTC & Facebook phone, Michael Dell's restructuring memo, OUYA (OH, YEAH) and our -- slightly NSFW --...
Engadget Eurocast 021 - 04.04.13

Top jobs of the week in tech

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We’ve survived another round of April Fools tech jokes (yes, Tesla is actually turning a profit; no, Google Nose isn’t actually a thing). While you sort out the wishful thinking from the actual facts, check out our latest batch of job listings from around the country: New York Times: iOS...
Top jobs of the week in tech
10 Things You Need To Know This Morning (DELL, GOOG, TSLA, YHOO, FB)

KFC's Bacon Sandwich On Fried Chicken "Bread" Starts Killing People Nationwide April 12

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Last August, we wrote about the "Double Down," a mysteriously tempting (and potentialy lethal) new food item being tested by KFC. For those coming late to the story, it's bacon and cheese sandwiched between two pieces of fried chicken. And now, many months later, I'll finally be able to...
KFC's Bacon Sandwich On Fried Chicken "Bread" Starts Killing People Nationwide April 12
Google fools with Maps 8-bit for NES and Game Boy
Google Maps 8-bit version for NES: April Fools arrives a day early in Mountain View

Crib Sheet: Post April Fools Yucks

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Crib Sheet: Post April Fools Yucks

Catching up on April Fools. This from @bbc was this year's favorite: Was Shakespeare French? http://bit.ly/bGhCgd

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Catching up on April Fools. This from @bbc was this year's favorite: Was Shakespeare French? http://bit.ly/bGhCgd

Chinka PV April Fools

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Chinka PV April Fools

RT @arrington: April Fools 2010: The Definitive List http://tcrn.ch/cALYLU (watch for updates!)

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RT @arrington: April Fools 2010: The Definitive List http://tcrn.ch/cALYLU (watch for updates!)

Google kicks off April Fool's with working 'NES' Google Maps

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While Electronista and MacNN intend to keep April Fools' reporting to a minimum, Google has offered a rarity by making one of the first gags for the year and also making it truly interactive and accessible. A one-off Quest mode in Google Maps turns the navigation tool into its "NES"...
Google kicks off April Fool's with working 'NES' Google Maps

April Fools' 2013: From Twttr to Google Nose to Nokia's microwave

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This year's batch of springtime hijinks from the greater tech community includes the usual onslaught from Google, along with notable entrants from Nokia, Twitter, and even Wolfram Alpha. [Read more]...
April Fools' 2013: From Twttr to Google Nose to Nokia's microwave

20 April Fools' Must-See Websites From Google to Sony to YouTube

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With so many amusing tricks, falsehoods and fabrications on the Internet, it could be hard to find the best ones, so PCWorld has done the work for you....
20 April Fools' Must-See Websites From Google to Sony to YouTube

Real April Fools

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Real April Fools

I know that it's an April fools, but would be cool: Google threatens to pull out of Australia over Internet Filter http://is.gd/b8P9w

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I know that it's an April fools, but would be cool: Google threatens to pull out of Australia over Internet Filter http://is.gd/b8P9w

5 videogame-themed April Fools stories

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5 videogame-themed April Fools stories

April Fools Shenanigans, Wikipedia, Google, Oh My!

techcrunch.com
Time to live blog April Fools 2010! Some of us got a jump start on the time-honored tradition (not to name any names here), but we still have about 24 hours of shenanigans left. As the new hire, I have the dubious honor of managing the TechCrunch April Fool’s...
April Fools Shenanigans, Wikipedia, Google, Oh My!
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