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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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What you won't see in the next Moto X: Fingerprint sensor

Motorola President Rick Osterloh also doesn't like e-ink for the Moto 360 smartwatch.

By March 4, 2015

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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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Lenovo's Superfish screwup highlights biggest problem in software

By not properly vetting the Superfish adware, Lenovo became the most recent unwitting example of broken links in the software supply chain.

By February 27, 2015

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Is LG's WebOS-based wearable software more than a wacky experiment?

The LG Watch Urbane LTE represents a bold move by the company to stand out with a different wearable. But even LG isn't sure if this is a one-off product or a long-term strategy.

By March 1, 2015