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Cop fired for Facebook selfie in Confederate flag boxers

Technically Incorrect: A North Charleston police officer decides to bare his allegiance at a very sensitive time in a very sensitive place. He is dismissed.

By June 26, 2015

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Apple removing some apps that contain Confederate flag imagery

The electronics giant adds its voice to the rebellion against the Civil War symbol following last week's racist massacre of nine people at the famed Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal church.

By June 25, 2015

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Amazon, eBay ban sales of Confederate flag merchandise

The online retailers' prohibition comes after bans from Walmart and Sears. Google, Etsy and Newegg also make similar changes.

By June 23, 2015

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Stephen Colbert mocks justices who dissented in gay-marriage ruling

Technically Incorrect: He couldn't resist. He has a new show to sell. Colbert posts his reaction to the Supreme Court decision within hours of its announcement.

By June 27, 2015

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This is what happens when a Google robot gets annoyed with a human

Technically Incorrect: In a series of experiments, a Google human has various conversations with a machine. One involves morality. The machine gets pissy.

By June 28, 2015

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Be a code breaker: Enigma machines up for auction

Bid on a piece of WWII spy history with an unprecedented collection of cipher machines and accessories up for sale at Christie's auction house through Dec. 3.

By December 2, 2014

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Google Glass in casinos? Don't bet on it

Eyeglasses that would let users snap a photo or shoot a video with a slight head movement are being banned in gambling establishments across the U.S.

By June 6, 2013

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Five social media lessons from @BubbaWatson, Masters champ

What I've learned about social media from Bubba Watson, winner of this year's Masters golf tournament.

By April 14, 2012

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Six best crime fighting cars from the world of TV

With a big-screen version of The Sweeney set to feature the new Focus ST, we compare it to the very best crime-fighting vehicles of yore.

By November 24, 2011

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Peek inside a hand-cranked Civil War submarine

The 150-year-old wreck of the C.S.S. Hunley has been uprighted for the first time since its recovery, which could help solve the mystery of its demise.

By June 29, 2011