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The Professor, the Bikini Model and the Suitcase Full of Trouble

In November 2011, Paul Frampton, a theoretical particle physicist, met Denise Milani, a Czech bikini model, on the online dating site She was gorgeous — dark-haired and dark-eyed,…
PUBLISHED: March 8, 2013
LENGTH: 23 minutes (5767 words)

How Disney Bought Lucasfilm—and Its Plans for 'Star Wars'

One weekend last October, Robert Iger, chief executive officer of Walt Disney (DIS), sat through all six Star Wars films. He’d seen them before, of course. This time, he took notes. Disney was in…
PUBLISHED: March 7, 2013
LENGTH: 13 minutes (3449 words)

SIRI RISING: The Inside Story Of Siri's Origins -- And Why She Could Overshadow The iPhone

The world got its first inkling of the quick wit that would make Apple’s Siri an icon during a packed press conference held before an auditorium of tech elite. "Who are you?" an Apple executive asked…
PUBLISHED: Jan. 22, 2013
LENGTH: 22 minutes (5555 words)

How Apple and Amazon Security Flaws Led to My Epic Hacking | Gadget Lab

Meet Mat Honan. He just had his digital life dissolved by hackers. Photo: Ariel Zambelich/Wired. Illustration: Ross Patton/Wired In the space of one hour, my entire digital life was destroyed. First…
AUTHOR:Mat Honan
PUBLISHED: Aug. 6, 2012
LENGTH: 14 minutes (3578 words)