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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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LGBT rights are good for the tech industry, SF Pride Parade chief says

San Francisco is both the home of the tech industry and the epicenter of the gay rights movement. Now the city is throwing its biggest party of the year, just after the Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage.

By June 27, 2015

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'Game of Thrones' women as pinup girls (pictures)

Life gets a lot more glamorous for the women of Westeros in this new series of pinup-style art from Russian Artist Andrew Tarusov.

6 Images By June 8, 2015

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Surplus food for the homeless is just an app away

On-demand smartphone apps are known for addressing the whims and desires of the comfortable. It turns out they can also serve the greater good.

By June 21, 2015

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On Facebook, White House dons rainbow hues to celebrate gay-marriage victory

Technically Incorrect: Both the White House Facebook account and President Obama's Twitter account immediately react to the Supreme Court decision on gay marriage.

By June 26, 2015

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Lego to stop producing petroleum-based plastic bricks

Lego announces a $150 million plan to seek a sustainable, environmentally friendly alternative to the oil-based plastics it has traditionally used.

By June 29, 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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Save a wet phone or tablet

Getting your phone or tablet wet by the pool or at the beach can ruin your vacation. But a few quick steps and a little bit of patience can save your mobile device. In this Tech Minute, CNET's Sharon Profis has the remedy.

By June 26, 2015

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Professor warns robots could keep us in coffins on heroin drips

Technically Incorrect: Citing an extreme example, an Oxford University professor says the biggest fear is that robots will be smarter than us, and by misinterpreting our commands, might have very different definitions of happiness.

By June 29, 2015

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J.K. Rowling: Seriously, guys, the new 'Harry Potter' play isn't a prequel

"Harry Potter" author J.K. Rowling answers tweet after tweet clarifying for anyone who's still confused that the upcoming "Harry Potter" play is not a prequel to the film series.

By June 29, 2015