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Astronaut dials the wrong number from space

When your phone rings randomly during the holidays, pick it up. It could be British astronaut Tim Peake calling you from the International Space Station.

By December 29, 2015

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10th generation Civic design dials it up with the coupe

With 2 new power plants, including a peppy 1.5-liter turbocharged engine, the 2016 Civic Coupe promises to deliver efficiency and fun.

By November 18, 2015

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Thirty percent of 911 calls in SF are butt-dials, Google report finds

Technically Incorrect: A research paper from the Web giant and the San Francisco Division of Emergency Communications shows that accidental butt-dials are becoming a huge problem for emergency services.

By October 5, 2015

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Meld turns off its smart oven knob Kickstarter campaign

The company will partner with an unnamed kitchenware company to create precision cooking tools. Meld's creators will refund 1,550 backers who gave more than $209,000 to fund the smart oven knob.

By September 22, 2015

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Why that crazy-fast home Internet replacement may be too good to be true

From complications related to the radio airwaves it will use to the cost of deploying the network, there are many reasons why Starry has its share of skeptics.

By January 31, 2016

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Siri butt-dial reportedly saves teen trapped under truck

Technically Incorrect: Sam Ray, who had been working on a truck, says it fell on him and trapped his arms. Then he reportedly hears Siri talking and manages to get her to call 911.

By August 14, 2015

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Uuni 2 wood-fired pizza oven dials in an upgrade

The Uuni 2 is an affordable outdoor oven. Reaching temperatures as high as 840 degrees, the wood-pellet oven brings pizza convenience to a new level.

By August 4, 2015

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Your butt-dials aren't private, appeals court rules

Technically Incorrect: A federal court says that if you butt-dial someone and the person records it, the information can be used against you.

By July 26, 2015

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PayPal dials back on robocalling

The digital payments firm says it didn't live up to its own standards when it updated its user agreement with a confusing and controversial policy on autodialed calls and texts.

By June 29, 2015

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Before you switch wireless carriers, read this

AT&T, Verizon, Sprint, T-Mobile and more. Don't dive into the dizzying world of cell phone rates without asking yourself six important questions.

By January 27, 2016