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It takes more than an idea. You actually have to do something [VIDEO]

This video from satirical news service The Onion is a mock TED talk. It's not enough to just have an idea. You actually have to...

The Internet years: a retrospective documentary of our times, from the future! [VIDEO]

The Internet. Where would we be without it? Quite possibly, we'd all be doing something highly useful with our lives.

HP joins that cloud thing that everyone is talking about [VIDEO]

I don't know about you, but I'm looking forward to having 5G, in fact all the Gs, available on the cloud. The team at The Onion have woven their comedic magic and taken aim at HP, the cloud, Gs and CD-ROMs. The cloud must be getting pretty darn full. I mean, every second person you talk to is building something on the cloud, putting something on the cloud or building their own private cloud, which is very Rolling Stones, if you think about it.

How Facebook has destroyed politics and why FourSquare is the new world democracy [VIDEO]

What happens on the internet, stays on the internet. The Onion has again risen above all other media outlets with this exclusive report into what Facebook means for the future of American politics.

Facebook’s noble role as an intelligence-gathering tool for the CIA

Facebook has so many marvelous uses. It allows us to keep in touch with our agrarian roots (yay, Farmville!). It shores up our faulty...

Remember when watching a movie at home required (gasp) going to a video store?

When's the last time you stepped inside a video rental store? When's the last time you saw a video rental store? The Onion presents a lovely tribute to a begone era when we would file into our local video outlet, hoping against hope that not all the copies of "Men in Black" or "Mario Kart" were checked out.

All jokes aside, The Onion and Baratunde Thurston take a ‘layered’ approach to social...

He's a technology geek and a political junkie. He's done stand-up comedy and describes himself as "a smart, funny and extremely handsome dude". He also holds the too-cool title Director of Digital for satirical news empire The Onion (which recently sported this headline: "Anthropologists Trace Human Origins Back to One Large Goat.") Ah, it's good to be Baratunde Thurston.

Friendster spoof likens the barren social media site to a lost civilisation.

According to this satirical video from The Onion, archaeologists have found 'ruins' of a lost internet civilisation called Friendster. You can imagine how the owners of MySpace, Facebook and (still revenue-less) Twitter might not find this as funny as the rest of us.

Google offers privacy freaks a Google-free zone

If Google's growing capability to monitor and cache all your communications, top-secret data and adventures in cyberspace has you worried, fear not! The satirical Onion News Network reports that Google HQ has come up with an answer... a facility where you can opt out of life in the Googleverse.

US Treasury finally solves financial crisis

Those witty Onionians are on the money again with this fool-proof plan to solve all the US Government's cashflow woes. Gold.

Apple dispenses with Macbook keyboard

A recent ONN story broke news that Apple was replacing keyboards on its popular Macbook range a big iPod-like scroll wheel. (video embedded below).
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New Zealand’s Xero eyes US IPO, further disruption as subscribers increase...

Xero recently held its annual meeting in Wellington, during which the company revealed some interesting details about its future. As has been widely suspected, the...