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Ashley Judd says she's pressing charges against Twitter trolls

Technically Incorrect: All she did was say that the University of Arkansas basketball team was "playing dirty." Then the invective rolled in, including threats of physical violence.

By March 18, 2015

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BOSS phone, a handset so secure that Sony execs should use it?

Technically Incorrect: The creators of a new phone being presented at CES claim it's the perfect solution for a secure connection. Perhaps, but its screen is 1.5 inches bigger than an iPhone 6 Plus.

By January 5, 2015

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Google slings song lyrics into search spotlight

The new search trick puts the lyrics right on the search results page -- when it works. And oh, yeah, there's a link from there to Google Play.

By December 23, 2014

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Twitter says as many as 23 million accounts connect with automated services

Almost 9 percent of active accounts use automated technology to interact with Twitter, a new SEC filing reveals.

By August 12, 2014

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Woman gets $50 fine for Facebook comment

A county employee interprets the woman's Facebook comment to mean she visited an Illinois dog park without a permit.

By May 29, 2014

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Joy! Google Glass app tells you how other people are feeling

Emotient releases an app that will surely help retailers learn more about customers in their stores. But couldn't it help those wearing Google Glass learn more about what others feel about people wearing Google Glass?

By March 6, 2014

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Tips for freeing space on your Mac's boot drive

If you are experiencing slowdowns and other problems from the lack of available hard drive space, there are several things you can do to get yourself up and running again.

By September 24, 2013

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Instagram: we won't sell your images

Responding to a barrage of online complaints about its new terms of service, Instagram co-founder Kevin Systrom has blogged about what the photo-sharing service will change.

By December 18, 2012

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Misheard lyrics through the ages

From 1935 through to 2006, have a listen to some of the most famous misheard lyrics in popular music.

By November 6, 2012

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A copyright proponent's wish for the presidential debate (Q&A)

Robert Levine wrote a book critical of what he sees are attempts to weaken the ability of creators to earn a living. He wishes Washington could engage in serious debate about Web piracy. That's unlikely, he thinks.

By October 16, 2012