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ACLU to FTC: Mobile carriers fail to provide good Android security

The civil liberties group claims AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile, and Sprint aren't doing enough to protect users' private data because they're not sending out timely Android security updates.

By Apr. 16, 2013

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What could make Twitter #Fail

As the social network embarks on becoming publicly traded, it spells out the dozens of obstacles it's facing -- from losing users to being a hotbed of annoying ads to experiencing more cyberattacks.

By Oct. 3, 2013

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Apple, Samsung fail to make nice in settlement talks over patent case

It looks like we may well have another California trial between the two mobile-gadget giants, as efforts to reach a deal fall flat.

By Feb. 22, 2014

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Apple, Samsung reportedly fail to reach truce in patent wars

You can bring Apple CEO Tim Cook and Samsung Mobile chief JK Shin together, but you can't make them reach an amicable accord, apparently.

By Feb. 14, 2014

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My Google spreadsheet fail

Google wants it to be a "nonissue" when Google Docs and Chrome OS users work with Microsoft Office files. CNET News' Stephen Shankland ran into hitches and glitches that show that's not the case.

By Mar. 26, 2013

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The Simpsons' 'Eat Up Martha' was the first autocorrect fail

Apple's software engineers were so haunted by a gag in The Simpsons they spent years trying to nail the keyboard in the iPhone, new interviews reveal.

By Sep. 20, 2013

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Thinner card reader could help Square not 'fail' its users

The new device is 45 percent thinner than the current model, and does away with wires and an internal battery. It should work much better, the company said.

By Dec. 9, 2013

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Microsoft's new ad: Students fail if they use an iPad

It's back-to-school time. If you want to graduate and get one of the few jobs left for you, don't use an iPad. You can't multitask.

By Aug. 19, 2013

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Apple fail should be a lesson for Microsoft

By market-acceptance standards, failures of Apple hardware products are rare. But when the potential for weak demand is evident, Apple is pretty good at fixing the problem. That's a lesson for Microsoft.

By May. 4, 2013

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Twitter fail

CNET Editor in chief Dan Farber and reporter Donna Tam talk about what caused today's Twitter crash.

Jul. 9, 2012