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Apple releases iOS 9.1, complete with champagne and a hot dog

It's the most significant of the three updates so far to Apple's iOS 9 mobile software, but it's still relatively minor, unless you're really into fast food and bubbly -- emojis, that is.

By October 21, 2015


Popping champagne cork causes emergency landing of jet

Technically Incorrect: A member of the cabin crew opens a champagne bottle. The cork flies into the plane's ceiling. The oxygen masks drop. Oh, woe.

By August 29, 2015


Science labs in the cloud: Champagne discoveries, beer budget

Emerald Therapeutics and companies like it want to be the Amazon Web Services of bioscience. If they succeed, they could potentially speed the big, breakthrough discoveries.

By May 16, 2015


Order champagne, and a drone flies it to you

One percenters take note. A luxury hotel in Sausalito, Calif., is flying in bottles of bubbly via a specially equipped drone. Get your fancy-pants credit card out though, because it'll cost you.

By May 16, 2014


Apple's iOS 9 software now on two of three devices

The uptake of Apple's latest mobile operating system gets a boost following the release of version 9.1.

By November 4, 2015


Etiquette guide to Apple's new emojis: Don't hug the middle finger!

Apple put more than 150 new emojis in its latest iOS update, but just when is it appropriate to send someone an image of a block of cheese or a levitating man? CNET's Danny Gallagher plays Miss Manners.

By October 22, 2015


Silicon Valley innovation gets its due with new patent office

New satellite location will focus federal attention on the tech region's inventors. Most business with the government will still take place online, but the office is meant to foster closer relationships.

By October 15, 2015


Uber and its Asia rival GrabTaxi offer free supercar rides

With Formula 1 coming to Singapore this weekend, GrabTaxi Singapore lets users ride in style, with seven supercars at their service. Meanwhile, Uber Singapore's supercars will come with free champagne.

By September 16, 2015


The only way to avoid hangover is to drink less, study says

Technically Incorrect: Water doesn't help, neither does eating fatty foods. This is the conclusion of a repeat study of drunken university students.

By August 30, 2015


Billionaire who sold Minecraft to Microsoft is sad and lonely

Technically Incorrect: In a series of tweets, Markus Persson says he's never felt more isolated.

By August 30, 2015