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f-word

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High school expels student for tweeting f-word

An Indiana high school expels a student for a silly, profane tweet, even though it seems to have been sent at 2:30 a.m. The school suggests that it may track all of its students' tweets, regardless of what time or where they were sent.

By March 26, 2012

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The history of the Predator, the drone that changed the world (Q&A)

Longtime Pentagon correspondent Richard Whittle investigated the unmanned aircraft that gave the military the ability to attack targets from the other side of the world. He talked to CNET about the drone.

By September 20, 2014

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KFC fried-chicken keyboard: It's finger-clicking good

KFC Japan offers up a bizarre Twitter contest with the lucky winner taking home a keyboard decorated with fried chicken parts.

By September 5, 2014

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Movie theater shames F-word texter

A movie theater in Texas turns an f-word riddled voice mail from a customer who was tossed from the theater for allegedly texting during a show into one of the great "Don't Talk or Text" PSAs.

By June 6, 2011

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Secret's CEO says he can keep your secrets (Q&A)

Secret-keeper-in-chief David Byttow talks about why people love the app, why the definition of "secret" changes on the Internet, and whether people are jerks.

By August 29, 2014

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​As security breach reports mount, experts fear alert fatigue

The geopolitical landscape is ripe for hacks, attacks, and exploits, but just because big breaches are being reported more often doesn't mean you should stop caring.

By August 22, 2014

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Vexed in the city: The 'sharing' economy's hidden toll on San Francisco

Under the guise of "sharing," companies like Airbnb and Uber are cashing in. While they're providing services beloved by many, their impact is also causing reverberations on the ground

By August 20, 2014

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US Patent Office rejects Apple autocomplete patent used against Samsung

The decision by the USPTO, while relevant to the most recent Apple v. Samsung patent-infringement trial, isn't final and could take months or years to come to conclusion.

By August 7, 2014

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Data jockeys tackle the chaos of severe weather

At the national Storm Prediction Center, meteorologists work non-stop to forecast the tornadoes and severe thunderstorms that plague the U.S. CNET Road Trip stopped by to visit.

By July 18, 2014

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George R.R. Martin has choice words for worried fans

There are those out there concerned that George R.R. Martin might not be around to finish "Game of Thrones." Martin has two words for them.

By July 9, 2014