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Celebrate Photoshop's 25th with some of its silliest hoaxes (pictures)

For a two and a half decades, Photoshop has allowed us to see the world the way we think it should be -- funnier, scarier and with a lot more sharks prowling our neighborhoods.

10 Images By February 19, 2015

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Facebook promises fewer hoax stories in your News Feed

A new feature will allow Facebook users to report hoax stories appearing in their News Feed. But Facebook is stopping short of removing content, instead offering a warning for readers.

By January 20, 2015

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Nvidia sinks moon landing hoax using virtual light

Using its new top-shelf graphics processing unit, Nvidia tackles one of the most persistent conspiracy theories in American history: the veracity of the 1969 to 1972 Apollo moon landings.

By September 19, 2014

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Intel snared in $6B Israel divestiture hoax

A fake press release says the chipmaker is pulling out of its $6 billion investment because of the "destruction and loss of life resulting from Israel's recent assault on Gaza."

By August 7, 2014

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Hangry Redditor rage-quits cat cafe: All enter Oxford Dictionary

The Oxford Dictionary welcomes a swarm of new entries, including matcha, mecha, subreddit and manic pixie dream girl.

By August 26, 2015

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Flintstone facts? 41 percent of Americans say people and dinosaurs co-existed

Riding a Brontosaurus bareback might not be a fantasy. It could be history, depending on who you ask.

By June 26, 2015

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'Talking Angela' programmer talks hoaxes, AI mastery (Q&A)

Bruce Wilcox is a top chatbot programmer, and his Talking Angela app has been downloaded 57 million times, yet he's had to fight rumors that it's a front for pedophiles. He talked to CNET about fooling humans with AI.

By March 1, 2014

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Google joins the search for Loch Ness Monster, may have found it (or not)

Technically Incorrect: Google may have all sorts of problems in Europe, but it's trying to make a contribution too.

By April 20, 2015

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Fact or fool: Can you tell real news from the jokes?

April Fools' Day is flooded with fake technology stories. But when today's tech is so strange, it's hard to tell the gags from real gadgets. Bridget Carey explains with a game of "fact or fool."

By April 1, 2015

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Mapping the far side of the moon

Using its Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, NASA has collated data to reveal what the other side of the moon looks like.

By February 11, 2015