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CNN commentators use Microsoft Surface as kickstand for iPads

Keen observers notice that what seemed like Surfaces on the surface actually held up iPads. CNN, however, says it had no product-placement deal with Microsoft.

By November 5, 2014

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Jimmy Kimmel tops McAfee's list of 'most dangerous celebrities'

In the firm's annual report on the celebrity names most likely to lead to virus-laden pages from Web searches, the late-night host beats out Chelsea Handler and Bruce Springsteen.

By October 1, 2014

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Computer program fools humans, allegedly passes Turing test

A team in Russia claims its chatbot managed to dupe more than 30 percent of human interrogators into believing it's human. Are they to be believed?

By June 8, 2014

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Google's 9/11 doodle and other Onion fakes dupe Facebook users

Obama's hidden son, Neil Armstrong's space sherpa, and an iPhone adorned with the N-word are just a few of the Onion stories that Facebook users have bought hook, line, and sinker.

By October 3, 2012

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You won't believe what The Onion is launching

Viral, click-baiting headlines are about to get The Onion treatment with ClickHole, an Upworthy-inspired satire site.

By May 5, 2014

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200M consumer records exposed in Experian security lapse

Smooth words and a fake identity gave one man the power to compromise millions of private financial records belonging to US consumers.

By March 11, 2014

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Twitter facing $124 million lawsuit alleging fraud

In a private stock sale gone awry, the social network is accused of misleading two firms to boost its value prior to going public.

By October 30, 2013

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Digital image can dupe Android face-based lock

Google says the "Face Unlock" feature in Ice Cream Sandwich can't be fooled by images. A viral video begs to differ.

By November 11, 2011

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Google's Chromebook photo app tries to pick your best pics

The software imports, sorts, syncs, and packages up photos imported onto Google's high-end Chrome OS laptop. It's a very Googley way of handling photos.

By June 25, 2013

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BlackBerry Z10 incurs 'critical' security warning

The first flagship BlackBerry 10 smartphone contains a "critical" bug that could allow hackers to crack into the device and pilfer files and data.

By June 18, 2013