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Kids perform better at schools that ban phones, study says

Technically Incorrect: A UK study suggests that schoolkids' performance significantly improves when they can't get hold of a phone at school. It also showed that low-achieving students improved the most.

By May 18, 2015

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Twitter expands threats ban, may lock accounts in aim to limit abuse

Social network says previous policy on violent threats was "unduly narrow." Also, it will suspend accounts or force users to delete tweets if they engage in abusive behavior.

By April 21, 2015

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Apple bans selfie sticks from its developer confab

Technically Incorrect: In its rules and regulations for this year's Worldwide Developer Conference, Apple insists that the world's latest annoying gadget is verboten.

By April 14, 2015

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UN should ban 'killer robots' before it's too late, report urges

Human rights watchdogs want the UN to put an end to the fully autonomous and weaponized drones before they even exist.

By April 9, 2015

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Coachella, Lollapalooza ban selfie sticks

The upcoming Coachella and Lollapalooza music festivals have joined a growing number of events worldwide forbidding selfie sticks on the grounds.

By March 29, 2015

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New Jersey reverses ban on Tesla's direct auto sales

Gov. Chris Christie signs bill Wednesday that allows the electric carmaker to open a maximum of four direct-sale dealerships in the state.

By March 18, 2015

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The bizarre and often hilarious world of Grand Theft Auto V mods

Just a month into its PC release, Grand Theft Auto V mods are here -- and they're weird, over-the-top and hysterical. Here are just a few of our favorite mods and instructions on how you can mod Grand Theft Auto V yourself.

By May 23, 2015

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Fright at the museum: Selfie sticks banned at the Smithsonian

Technically Incorrect: Citing safety concerns, the Smithsonian goes draconian on the world's latest essential gadget.

By March 3, 2015

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Google reverses ban on explicit Blogger content

The tech giant makes a hasty U-turn on its decision to ban sexually explicit content from Blogger blogs.

By February 27, 2015

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Uber rides back to New Delhi after temporary ban

Uber says that it has applied for a taxi fleet license and will only work with drivers who have had "re-verification" of their police clearance to improve rider safety.

By January 23, 2015