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Girl allegedly tries to poison mom twice for taking away iPhone

Technically Incorrect: A 12-year-old girl in Colorado is arrested and accused of trying to poison her mother with bleach, all because mom took away her phone.

By March 21, 2015

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Phone cases with a conscience feature faces of political prisoners

Artist Ai Weiwei's Lego portraits of those who've been silenced, imprisoned or exiled because of their beliefs inspire a new line of iPhone cases, with part of the proceeds going to Amnesty International.

By February 19, 2015

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South Carolina punishes hundreds of inmates for using Facebook

The South Carolina prison system disciplines prisoners accessing Facebook with the same severity it would for murder, rape, rioting, escape and hostage-taking, according to the Electronic Frontier Foundation.

By February 12, 2015

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Illinois law allows schools to demand students' Facebook passwords

Technically Incorrect: Conceived to combat cyberbullying, a new law in Illinois may result in schools demanding social media passwords, even if the posting was not done at school or on school computers.

By January 20, 2015

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Confessions of a smartphone thief

Almost 2 billion people around the world use smartphones -- typically worth hundreds of dollars a pop on the black market. A former smartphone thief explains their allure to street criminals.

By November 24, 2014

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Dissident artist's Lego portraits of injustice do time on Alcatraz

Ai Weiwei creates an elaborate series of installations for display on Alcatraz, even though he's forbidden from traveling outside China and has never been to the notorious prison site.

By November 18, 2014

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John McAfee said to be released from Guatemalan detention

After sneaking across the Guatemalan border and being detained by police, the antivirus-software pioneer may now be released to get his immigration status in order.

By December 11, 2012

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Foxconn worker allegedly sold iPhone 6 shells -- report

The person allegedly took six bodies for the iPhone 6 off the assembly line and sold them to a local gadget market in Shenzhen.

By September 16, 2014

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McAfee posts from Guatemalan detention, asks for help

After his arrest, the antivirus pioneer continued to blog about his efforts to escape custody in Belize, asking for his supporters' help in obtaining his release. Then he was rushed to the hospital.

By December 6, 2012

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CIA admits to spying on Senate committee

After months of denials, CIA Director John Brennan apologizes for spying on Senate Intelligence Committee computers.

By July 31, 2014