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BBM for Android and iPhone is here, says BlackBerry gaffe

BlackBerry accidentally announced the hotly anticipated BlackBerry Messenger for Android and iOS before the app was ready.

By August 30, 2013

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Correction: TV station uses DMCA to erase racist gaffe

A previous version of this report misidentified the agency that confirmed the bogus pilot information. It was the National Transportation Safety Board.

By July 23, 2013

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Coaches could challenge refs with TV replays, says soccer boss Sepp Blatter

The controversial World Cup boss appears to soften his stance on technology with proposals for TV replays aiding appeals from coaches.

By September 8, 2014

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Take 'taxers' to task in Republican video game

In the great American tradition of weird political stunts comes the 8-bit video game "Giopi: 2014 Mission Majority."

By August 26, 2014

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Vice President Biden joins Instagram

The official account appears to be managed by staffers, but one can still wish for an image slip-up or two.

By April 16, 2014

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Spot a phishing e-mail in 2014

Has your account been compromised? Have you recently won a contest? Chances are good a hacker is trying to reel you in.

By January 27, 2014

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Twitter suspends journalist's account for Olympics gaffe

Twitter has suspended and since reinstated the account of a journalist after tweeting an NBC executive's email address in response to the Olympics coverage.

By July 30, 2012

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Lawmakers push SEC for new IPO regulations after Facebook gaffe

A House committee says the IPO process needs to be modernized to react to today's marketplace.

By June 21, 2012

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CNET's Tech Turkeys of 2013

What better appetizer for your Thanksgiving feast than a healthy serving of this year's blunders and embarrassments in technology?

By November 28, 2013

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HTC at a loss: Where does it go from here?

Its moment as rising star came and went like that. Now its first loss in a decade adds urgency to HTC's quest to find its way again in a world dominated by Apple and Samsung.

By October 4, 2013