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Selfie photobomb causes international incident at Miss Universe

Technically Incorrect: The contestants are gathered in Miami for Miss Universe. Israel and Lebanon are still at war. This is not the time for modern diplomacy. Can a selfie cause an international incident? Yes, it can.

By January 19, 2015

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'Lego Movie' snubbed for an Oscar, so director builds his own

Phil Lord has the best response to being left out of the running for best animated film, but "The Lego Movie" could still take home a statue for the super-catchy song "Everything is Awesome".

By January 15, 2015

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Google commemorates Martin Luther King Jr. with Selma doodle

Technically Incorrect: To celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Google uses the work of a first-time doodle artist to depict the Selma march. Apple, too, changes its home page in homage.

By January 19, 2015

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DeGeneres' Oscar tweet leads to $3M Samsung donation

After the Academy Awards host set Twitter records with more than 3.2 million people retweeting her selfie, the smartphone maker pledges to give millions to charity.

By March 4, 2014

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Oscar winner '12 Years a Slave' sees illegal downloads triple

One of the side effects of winning an Academy Award for best picture is experiencing an uptick in piracy.

By March 4, 2014

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DeGeneres' Oscar selfie tweet captures retweet crown

A star-studded tweet by the Oscars host quickly blows past President Obama's re-election tweet from 2012.

By March 2, 2014

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Ellen's subtle, blurry Samsung selfie at Oscars

If Samsung is sponsoring the Oscars, then you'd better use a Samsung phone for the most modern purpose possible. Especially if you're the presenter.

By March 2, 2014

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Oscar overload brings down ABC live stream

Brief outage to live stream over the Internet as a result of heavy demand leads to temporary service outage.

By March 2, 2014

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Ellen does Samsung Oscars selfie, tweets from iPhone backstage

It seems that brand loyalty only goes so far. Perhaps 40 feet.

By March 2, 2014

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For Oscars ads, Samsung is at one with Microsoft notion

So the big new idea for Apple's greatest rival is: One Samsung. Wait, isn't Microsoft all about One Microsoft? Or was that last year's model?

By March 2, 2014