10 Greatest Tech Hoaxes

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10 Greatest Tech Hoaxes

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10 Greatest Tech Hoaxes - PigeonRank

PigeonRankhttp://www.google.com/technology/pigeonrank.htmlGoogle reveals the secret behind its algorithms: pigeons.

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10 Greatest Tech Hoaxes - Telepathic Internet Data Exchange

Telepathic Internet Data Exchangehttp://www.redherring.com/Home/6286Red Herring told this story about TIDE, the bridge between the human brain's impulses and a variety of Internet-based computing functions, as a perfectly straight-faced news feature.

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10 Greatest Tech Hoaxes - Internet Spring Cleaning

Internet Spring Cleaninghttp://www.april-fools.us/internet-cleaning.htmPlease disconnect all devices from the Internet now.

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10 Greatest Tech Hoaxes - Wireless Extension Cords

Wireless Extension Cordshttp://www.thinkgeek.com/stuff/41/wec.shtmlWhatever you do, don't get anything between the transmitter and receiver.

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10 Greatest Tech Hoaxes - Duke Nuken Forever Review

Duke Nuken Forever Reviewhttp://arstechnica.com/reviews/games/forever.arsThe game that will never, ever ship. Maybe. By the way, it still hasn't shipped.

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10 Greatest Tech Hoaxes - How Cell Phone Implants Work

How Cell Phone Implants Workhttp://electronics.howstuffworks.com/cell-phone-implant.htmStill a joke ... for now.

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10 Greatest Tech Hoaxes - China Buys Google

China Buys Googlehttp://www.theregister.co.uk/2006/04/01/china_buys_google/No more Google news about Tibet for you!

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10 Greatest Tech Hoaxes - RFC 1149: A Standard for the Transmission of IP Datagrams on Avian Carriers

RFC 1149: A Standard for the Transmission of IP Datagrams on Avian Carriershttp://www.blug.linux.no/rfc1149 RFC 1149, Internet via homing pigeon, started as a joke, but in 2001 agroup actually pulled off running a network off pigeon power. Kind of. Sort of.

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10 Greatest Tech Hoaxes - Google Romance

Google Romancehttp://www.google.com/romance/"When you think about it, love is just another search problem."

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10 Greatest Tech Hoaxes - Kremvax

Kremvaxhttp://catb.org/~esr/jargon/html/K/kremvax.htmlAn oldie but a goodie about a fake Usenet site in the Soviet Union which, oddly enough, became a real site and an important one for news during the attempted Soviet coup in '91.

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10 Greatest Tech Hoaxes - See More Slideshows Like This One

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