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Facebook, Instagram and Tinder outage was a Facebook mistake, not a hack

The social network admits the hour-long problem was caused by its own engineers.

By January 27, 2015

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Fox News expert's mistake leads to hilarious Twitter rebuttal

Technically Incorrect: Appearing on Fox News, terror expert Steve Emerson claims that the UK's second-biggest city, Birmingham, is a place non-Muslims dare not enter. This is severely untrue, as Twitter wittily explains.

By January 12, 2015

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US Marshals leak likely Bitcoin auction bidders, by mistake

Committing a common email blunder, the government agency accidentally reveals a list of potential bidders for Silk Road's seized bitcoins.

By June 19, 2014

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Stephen Colbert on Amazon's crazy photo patent: A fecal mistake

After Amazon is granted a patent for photographs taken on a white background, Colbert decides to one-up the company.

By May 16, 2014

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Is Apple's Beats buy just a remix of HTC's earlier mistake?

(commentary) HTC also once had lofty ambitions for Beats, and that went awry.

By May 8, 2014

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Verizon CFO: Abandoning subsidies would be a mistake

Though carriers have moved more agressively to offer installment plans to subscribers, Verizon's CFO still sees risk in that area.

By March 10, 2014

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Bill Gates: Control-Alt-Delete 'was a mistake'

Microsoft's co-founder claims that an IBM keyboard designer created the function and wouldn't allow a single button to access the log-in screen.

By September 26, 2013

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Get a pair of bed-friendly Bedphones for $39.95

Normally $60, these ultra-slim headphones might be just the thing you need for nighttime.

By February 24, 2015

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Grandma accidentally sends rent check to Comcast (Comcast cashes it)

Technically Incorrect: A 79-year-old New Mexico woman makes a mistake. Initially, Comcast refuses to refund her the money back in cash, instead offering a credit on her account.

By February 13, 2015

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HealthCare.gov site can't fix its own mistakes -- report

So far, there's no way to fix errors in premiums and deductibles that have saddled some consumers with higher costs, says The Washington Post.

By February 3, 2014