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IRS calling? Nope. It's a scam

CNET's Charlie Cooper got a call one day from the IRS -- or so the caller claimed. But it was an all too common social-engineering scam. And you could be next.

By August 31, 2014

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Tax dodgers beware: IRS could be watching your social media

The IRS is said to be data mining Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and other sites for info that could come handy in audits.

By April 15, 2014

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IRS explains how to do taxes for your bitcoin

In a new FAQ, the Internal Revenue Services explains that the digital currency should be considered property for your tax purposes.

By March 25, 2014

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PS4 won't work with IR remotes

Like the PS3 before it, the PlayStation 4 won't work with standard IR universal remotes.

By November 11, 2013

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Confirmed: PS4 won't work with IR remote controls

A Sony representative confirmed the PS4 can't receive infrared remote control commands, limiting its ability to work with traditional universal remotes.

By November 11, 2013

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Google to IRS: Hand over our $83.5 million tax refund

The company has sued the IRS after discovering that it was improperly denied a deduction on a 2004 tax transaction.

By June 28, 2013

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Ex-HP boss Ray Lane reportedly in $100 million spat with IRS

The former chairman of Hewlett-Packard is appealing an IRS claim that his partnership was an improper tax shelter, according to a Bloomberg report.

By June 6, 2013

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Samsung Galaxy S4 teardown reveals '1337' boast, IR deets

iFixit's ripped the Galaxy S4 apart, exposing some (probably unintentional) geek bragging and revealing how its hands-free features work.

By April 29, 2013

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Senators to IRS: Don't snoop on taxpayers' private messages

A dozen senators, including Democrats and Republicans, want the IRS to pledge publicly not to snoop on Americans' Twitter and Facebook messages and other correspondence without a warrant.

By April 17, 2013

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IRS remains mum on taxpayers' e-mail privacy rights

The IRS is not answering questions about internal documents showing the agency believes Americans have "generally no privacy" in their e-mail, Facebook chats, and Twitter direct messages.

By April 15, 2013