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Man dies after shooting off firework from top of his head

Technically Incorrect: Despite a government safety YouTube video that warns people about keeping their heads away from fireworks, a Maine man deliberately places a fireworks mortar tube on his head.

By July 5, 2015

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Government blows heads off to make you think twice about fireworks

It's July 4, and the US Consumer Product Safety Commission wants you to be extra careful while you celebrate.

By July 4, 2015

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When hackers get hacked: Secretive spy software team falls victim to attack

Unhappy with Hacking Team for allegedly selling software to repressive governments, hackers publish stolen data.

By July 6, 2015

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Steer clear of low-tech hacks: How to keep your information safe

It doesn't take a coding genius to steal your Social Security number, but you can be smarter than identity thieves.

By July 5, 2015

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Hacking Team, maker of government spyware, gets hacked

Leaked documents claim that the firm sold encryption-breaking spyware to many counties, including the U.S. Also, Amazon plans to out-deal Black Friday next week with Prime Day.

By July 6, 2015

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Smartphone 'kill switch' law takes effect in California

Starting July 1, smartphones sold in the state must come with software that lets users lock a stolen phone so it can't be used, making it harder to resell. Crime statistics show the tech is already working.

By July 1, 2015

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Hacking Team, maker of government spyware, gets hacked (video)

Leaked documents claim that the firm sold encryption-breaking spyware to many counties, including the U.S. Also, Amazon plans to out-deal Black Friday next week with Prime Day.

By July 6, 2015

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Evangelicals create 'sin-free' Facebook

Technically Incorrect: In Brazil, a religious group creates Facegloria, where instead of "liking," you click "amen."

By July 5, 2015

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T-Mobile was asked to turn over more customer info than its larger rivals

The nation's fourth-largest wireless carrier fielded more government data requests than AT&T, Verizon and Sprint.

By July 6, 2015

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US government log-ins, passwords easy to find on the open Web, researcher says

A CIA-backed technology company says it's spotted credentials connected with the departments of Defense, Justice, Treasury and Energy, as well as the CIA itself.

By June 25, 2015