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Google apologizes for algorithm mistakenly calling black people 'gorillas'

The search giant is under fire after its Photo app offensively mislabeled user's photos. It points to another challenge Silicon Valley companies have to face when developing next-gen tech: sensitivity.

By July 1, 2015

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AMAgeddon: Parts of Reddit go dark over dismissal of key admin

Key sections of online community Reddit, including one of the site's most popular drawcards, "Ask Me Anything", are being pulled from public view in protest of the alleged firing of one its key administrators.

By July 2, 2015

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Australia's 'internet filter': Government passes site-blocking laws

Australian Parliament passes controversial new laws allowing rights holders to force service providers to block websites deemed to be facilitating piracy, but critics have slammed it as nothing more than an "internet filter."

By June 22, 2015

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Watch Kit Harington react to the Internet's best Jon Snow impersonators

On Wednesday's episode of "Jimmy Kimmel Live," the actor sat back and judged three impersonators vying for his job as moody Jon Snow on HBO's "Game of Thrones."

By June 11, 2015

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Siri gets snarky if you ask her to divide zero by zero

Apple's voice assistant Siri doesn't like it when you ask her questions that are impossible to answer, and she's dishing out a healthy dose of snark to those who want her to divide zero by zero.

By June 30, 2015

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A couple gets engaged on the Eiffel Tower, and the Internet is asked, who are they?

Technically Incorrect: A California woman photographs a twosome at an intensely happy moment, then asks the Facebook world to find them -- because, well, love. Then come the second thoughts.

By July 1, 2015

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Crazy art installation puts an LED thunderstorm in a glass house

German artist Leigh Sachwitz displays a wildly interactive and immersive art piece that creates a raging storm inside the gallery.

By July 1, 2015

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​The Internet has come to this: Push-button pizza ordering

Net-connected "smart buttons" from carrier Telefónica let businesses tempt customers with one-touch instant gratification. Early uses are ordering pizza, hailing cabs and requesting a package pickup.

By June 26, 2015

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Get the whole history of the Internet at a glance

From a Russian satellite to the death of Internet Explorer, a new infographic takes you through a succinct timeline of the journey the Web has taken over the last 58 years.

By June 26, 2015

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John Oliver exposes what the Internet does to women

Technically Incorrect: In a searing segment that ought to cause a considerable portion of the male population to feel just a little shame, the HBO comedian praises Google's stance on revenge porn. (And mocks Bing.)

By June 22, 2015