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Microsoft's CEO expects pen to be extinct in a decade

Technically Incorrect: Asked which technology won't exist in 2025, Satya Nadella crushes romantics and nostalgics.

By February 5, 2015

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In Chrome, Google's Hangouts plugin goes extinct

Moving toward Web standards reduces the inconvenience and security problems of browser plugins. But the new Hangouts software still uses Google's own Native Client plugin.

By June 30, 2014

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Will Smith and Jimmy Fallon use iPad to beatbox rather well

Technically Incorrect: All you need to create beautiful music is a star, a talk show host and a little tablet. Can you swallow that?

By February 6, 2015

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Mom reports son to police as alleged PlayStation thief

Technically Incorrect: A Florida woman is on her local police department's Facebook page when she sees a picture of a wanted man. It is her son.

By February 6, 2015

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Man too busy texting to notice a whale?

Technically Incorrect: It isn't every day you see a humpback whale. You won't see one at all if you've always got your nose in your phone.

By February 6, 2015

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What would happen to Earth if humans suddenly disappeared?

A video from AsapScience explores what would happen if humans suddenly disappeared from the face of the Earth (though we obviously wouldn't be around to worry about it).

By January 28, 2015

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Soon-to-be-banned Chrome browser plug-ins get reprieve

Changing Web usage is hard. Google has granted a few extra months of leeway to those who rely on a handful of popular plug-ins, such as Silverlight, to extend what their browser can do.

By November 25, 2014

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Newly discovered amphibious ichthyosaur is a prehistoric missing link

A new ichthyosaur discovered in China is the missing link between the aquatic reptiles of the Mesozoic era and their terrestrial ancestors.

By November 4, 2014

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VC: Businesses must spend big like Facebook -- or die

​Venture capitalist Saul Klein says big companies shouldn't jeer when Google buys Nest for $3.2 billion or Facebook buys WhatsApp for $22 billion. Of course, he's a salesman with a job to do.

By November 4, 2014

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Cheap Windows 'Chromebook killers' lack the way to slay

Microsoft is pushing inexpensive laptops to contain the growing Google-fueled threat. But they could wind up as extinct as the late-naughts netbook.

By September 17, 2014