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Illinois law allows schools to demand students' Facebook passwords

Technically Incorrect: Conceived to combat cyberbullying, a new law in Illinois may result in schools demanding social media passwords, even if the posting was not done at school or on school computers.

By January 20, 2015

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Illinois court throws out 'Amazon tax' online sales law

The decision marks the first time a court has said the state law forcing Illinois-based marketing affiliates to collect sales tax violates federal rules.

By October 18, 2013

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Can new tech boost safety in Uber cars, and in taxis, too?

After a slew of alleged assaults by drivers for taxi companies and ride-hailing services, firms like AsterRide and Shuddle are looking to increase passenger safety.

By January 25, 2015

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Bill Gates gets Jimmy Fallon to drink sewer sludge

Technically Incorrect: As part of publicizing his support for the Omniprocessor, which takes sewer sludge and turns it into clean water and energy, Gates offers the comedian the ultimate "taste test."

By January 22, 2015

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Man says alleged iPad thieves uploaded selfies to his iCloud account

The alleged miscreants in Houston, Texas, also upload to Facebook a video of themselves boasting about money gained "from a good night's hustle."

By January 22, 2015

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Microsoft looks for love, but will there be a happy ending?

Technically Incorrect: CEO Satya Nadella now says Microsoft's aspiration is for Windows to be loved. Here's the underlying reality of Microsoft's relationship with the world. In, well, romantic terms.

By January 22, 2015

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Wear our strange headband and save lives, say inventors

Technically Incorrect: The U-Wake's creators say it prevents drivers from falling asleep at the wheel. A slight problem is that you have to wear it on your forehead when you drive.

By January 21, 2015

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'Unfriended': A horror movie that looks frighteningly real

In "Unfriended," an anonymous Skype user seeks revenge on those who drove a friend to kill herself by posting a video to YouTube. It's scary because it's easy to imagine the scenario really playing out.

By January 14, 2015

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Google may bring auto insurance shopping service to US

An entity called Google Compare Auto Insurance Services is now licensed to do business in more than half the US, an analyst finds.

By January 8, 2015

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Debunking my own UFO sighting, 14 years later

For years now, Crave's Eric Mack has been telling the story of the UFO he saw over a decade ago. Turns out he's probably had it all wrong that whole time.

By December 3, 2014