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Small-town tech hub sneers at you, because it thinks you sneer at it

Technically Incorrect: Champaign-Urbana, Ill., the place that educated Mark Andreessen among others, thinks you associate it with "overweight white people." So it makes an ad to say so and get you to bring your tech skills there.

By May 9, 2015

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A meeting of Ben Rubins: CNET's and Meerkat's

Chanting, flowers -- it's the story of what happened when CNET reporter Ben Rubin decided to interview Meerkat CEO Ben Rubin.

By May 10, 2015

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Edward Snowden explains good passwords to John Oliver (with help of Margaret Thatcher)

Technically Incorrect: In a new outtake of their now famous meeting in Moscow, Edward Snowden uses a password example that features Margaret Thatcher's legendary sexiness to show what a good password looks like.

By April 9, 2015

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Oyster, the Netflix of e-books, launching online store to take on Amazon

The e-book market has a new competitor, but it'll likely be overshadowed by Amazon's dominant Kindle platform.

By April 8, 2015

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Cop caught going ballistic on Uber driver apologizes on TV

Technically Incorrect: Detective Patrick Cherry, stripped of his badge for berating an Uber driver (in a YouTube video that went viral), tries to present his side of the story. A wise move?

By April 4, 2015

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Google exec: It's 'irresponsible' of Apple to make everything expensive

Technically Incorrect: In an interview, Google's product head, Sundar Pichai, replies to Tim Cook's criticism of Android.

By February 26, 2015

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iSaber? Apple's Jony Ive inspired new 'Star Wars' lightsaber

Technically Incorrect: JJ Abrams, director of the next "Star Wars" movie reveals that his good friend and Apple's chief designer offered a suggestion as to how to make the lightsaber more dynamic-looking.

By February 16, 2015

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DeGrasse Tyson offends some with Isaac Newton Christmas Day tweet

The astrophysicist reminds that Christmas Day commemorated the birth of a child who would change the world: Isaac Newton. Not everyone is impressed.

By December 28, 2014

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Want to watch one of the last videos of Steve Jobs? Too bad

Six months before he died, Apple's co-founder and CEO gave a video deposition for a lawsuit over the iPod. The plaintiffs' lawyers refuse to release the video, even though it was shown at the trial on Friday.

By December 5, 2014

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Facebook bus drivers seek to organize union

Teamsters urge Mark Zuckerberg to support effort to improve working conditions and provide a wage that allows drivers to live near their jobs.

By October 6, 2014